Parents see the potential in mobile apps for learning, but find that children tend to use them purely for entertainment, a nationwide survey finds.
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May 02, 2013
May 01, 2013
Coursera, a major name in providing "massively open online courses," takes a step into K-12 schools by arranging to provide teacher training.
April 30, 2013
Technological breakdowns are plaguing statewide assessments in Indiana, not long after testing woes surfaced in Minnesota and Oklahoma.
April 26, 2013
An effort is underway to ease the costs and regulatory burden for colleges trying to offer online courses across state lines.
April 25, 2013
A draft report by the Florida Department of Education's inspector general says the online company K12 Inc. provided inaccurate records of teachers' interactions with students.
April 22, 2013
The number of teachers and principals using a variety of online tools for professional development has jumped significantly, according to a new survey.
April 19, 2013
The Philadelphia school district plans to open an online school, in a move aimed at luring families back to the troubled system.
April 18, 2013
The FCC announced the appointment of Michael Steffen as Director of Digital Learning, a new digital learning role.
April 16, 2013
The former Apple Inc. official plans to use her government and tech company experience to help bridge the public and private sectors.
April 12, 2013
Stay tuned for Education Week's coverage of the upcoming ASU/GSV Education Innovation Summit on both the Digital Education and Marketplace K-12 blogs, from April 15-17.