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August 10, 2018

Bad Teaching for Preschoolers? There Are Lots of Apps for That

Poor feedback, ineffective guidance and instructions, and lack of adaptivity are some of the key shortcomings identified by researchers in a study of 171 popular mobile learning apps for 3-5 year olds.

June 26, 2018

For Students With Disabilities, Ed Tech Can Empower. But It Often Doesn't

Educators and ed-tech companies can better serve students with special needs by focusing on text-to-speech capacity, "switch accessibility," and modifications for common classroom tools, experts said.

June 25, 2018

Making Better Ed-Tech Choices: Q&A With Richard Culatta of ISTE

The former director of the federal Office of Educational Technology talks with Education Week about ISTE's approach to helping educators navigate new ed-tech tools.

June 25, 2018

ISTE 2018: Nation's Largest Ed-Tech Conference Kicks Off in Chicago

Follow Ed Week's coverage of the International Society for Technology in Education, where 22,000 ed-tech enthusiasts will share tips on classroom implementation, data privacy, responding to fake news, and more.

February 08, 2018

As Cell Phones Proliferate in K-12, Schools Search for Smart Policies

Many advocates say that modeling appropriate behavior with the devices is the way to go, and that a "ban is not a plan."

September 15, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Shuttered Her School, But Not Her Teaching

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

Richard Culatta Named New Chief Executive Officer of ISTE

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

Research Review: Which Blended-Learning Software Actually Works?

The Regional Education Laboratory Central reviewed studies of 14 online and blended-learning programs used to differentiate instruction.

March 14, 2017

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Hiring Personalized-Learning Engineers

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

Larry Cuban on Personalized Learning, Silicon Valley, and K-12: Q&A

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.

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