Many advocates say that modeling appropriate behavior with the devices is the way to go, and that a "ban is not a plan."
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After Hurricane Harvey swamped her school system, Shanna Lumpkin, a 2nd grade teacher in the Humble Independent school district in Texas, used online platforms to read books with her students and give out back-to-school assignments.
April 05, 2017
Most recently chief innovation officer for the state of Rhode Island, Richard Culatta served for four years before that as U.S. director of educational technology.
March 16, 2017
The Regional Education Laboratory Central reviewed studies of 14 online and blended-learning programs used to differentiate instruction.
March 14, 2017
The new team will take over development of Summit Public Schools' personalized-learning software, ending the charter network's partnership with Facebook.
January 09, 2017
Long an ed-tech skeptic, Stanford professor Larry Cuban came away "greatly impressed" from a year spent observing Summit Public Schools, AltSchool and approaches to personalized learning.
September 21, 2016
Educators' ability to personalize instruction using technology is imperative as the student population becomes increasingly varied by various factors, according to a new report.
March 07, 2016
Engineers from Facebook and educators from Summit Public Schools are co-developing a new digital learning platform. Can it find a place in a crowded K-12 market?
February 27, 2016
Thirteen states and 40 districts are joining the U.S. Department of Education's open education resource initiative, which includes a commitment to replace textbooks with free digital learning resources.
January 04, 2016
The Integrating Technology in Early Literacy website highlights more than 30 programs around the country that are using devices such as tablets and web video to enhance literacy instruction.