A number of school districts are experimenting with "physical computing" as a way to help students understand computer science through hands-on activity.
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December 20, 2016
From the maker movement to online testing to the digital divide, 2016 was a big year for high-quality research on the promise and peril of educational technology.
October 06, 2016
A study that combined an online survey with a smaller number of in-depth interviews revealed what motivates maker-space educators and what they need from administrators to succeed.
July 12, 2016
A 34,000-square-foot facility and its mobile van will provide maker education opportunities for students in the region this coming fall.
June 24, 2016
Here's what to look for at the country's largest education technology conference, which begins this weekend in Denver.
June 08, 2016
As K-12 schools embrace maker education, researchers and practitioners are wrestling with how to ensure a focus on diversity and inclusion.
April 11, 2016
As Maker Education evolves in K-12, researchers are exploring related equity issues, design principles for Maker spaces, and the impact of this approach on student learning.
September 24, 2015
An all-girls private school in New York City and a Texas district are among the first to provide littleBits' programmable electronics kits to all students or libraries.
August 05, 2015
School Library Journal's 2015 Technology Survey reveals librarians' increased use of tech tools, as well as the barriers they face in using digital resources.
June 30, 2015
School librarian Nan Stifel talked with Education Week about her process of creating a library maker space for children in prekindergarten through 3rd grade.