The Edcamp Foundation, which supports "un-conferences" of teachers that serve as alternatives to traditional professional development, will receive $2 million from the Gates Foundation.
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August 19, 2015
July 01, 2015
The ISTE 2015 conference offered several sessions on the role of the technology "coaches" who are charged with helping teachers master digital tools.
June 29, 2015
Education Week is looking for reader nominations of school district officials who are blazing new trails in the use of educational technology for our 2016 Leaders To Learn From.
June 26, 2015
Roughly 18,000 ed-tech enthusiasts will descend on Philadelphia this weekend for the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education.
March 16, 2015
Assessment readiness is the number-one priority for K-12 ed-tech leaders, but fewer than 30 percent report being ready for new online exams.
March 16, 2015
Women in K-12 information-technology leadership positions continue to face a pay- and prestige-gap, according to new survey information.
March 03, 2015
Eleven "highly innovative" principals told U.S. Education Department officials about leadership, dealing with state tests, and their efforts to go to scale.
February 24, 2015
The Los Angeles Unified district doesn't have the money to continue with plans to provide all students with a computer, superintendent Ramon Cortines said.
February 10, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education is kicking off a series of "Regional Future Ready Summits" to help school district leaders develop digital learning plans.
January 08, 2015
The executive director for the State Educational Technology Directors Association has announced his plans to leave that post next month.