Researchers found similar effects on student learning and teacher behavior regardless of whether teachers took part in online or face-to-face professional development.
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June 19, 2013
June 19, 2013
Thomas Wheeler, the Obama administration's pick to serve as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, pledged Tuesday to support changes to the E-rate that would boost schools' Web connectivity.
June 14, 2013
A district committee has recommended that Apple Inc., be awarded a lucrative ed-tech contract from the 660,000-student Los Angeles school system.
June 13, 2013
The success of Coursera's effort to provide teacher professional development "MOOCs" could hinge on partnerships with districts, an analysis argues.
June 11, 2013
Cloud computing, mobile learning, and learning analytics are among the school technologies likely to carve out a larger place in schools, a report says.
June 10, 2013
Students report that schools' filters, firewalls, and blockage of social media sites are obstacles to their use of educational technology.
June 06, 2013
President Obama will announce plans on Thursday to ask the Federal Communcations Commission to overhaul the E-rate program, which supports technology in schools.
June 04, 2013
Texas legislation that has reached the desk of Gov. Rick Perry would allow nonprofits and private companies to offer courses through a statewide virtual network.
May 31, 2013
Attendees at a conference on "reimagining education," emphasized blending the use of technology with other subjects, including the arts.
May 30, 2013
Coursera announces a new partnership with universitiies to offer "MOOCs," a plan that draws a positive reaction from Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.