Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates tells attendees at the South by Southwest education conference that his foundation will soon launch an effort called Graphite to help educators judge the usefulness of technology tools.
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Amplify, the education division of News Corp., unveils a tablet device with a pre-loaded curriculum and an open platform.
March 05, 2013
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March 01, 2013
An analysis commissioned by a state education technology association seeks to give schools more precise information on the speed of their current broadband connections.
February 22, 2013
Elementary school educators are more likely than their high school peers to see technological know-how as an important school-leadership skill, a survey reveals.
February 15, 2013
New York state officials say money won from the settlement of an anti-trust lawsuit against Microsoft supported hardware, software, and bandwidth upgrades in impoverished schools.
February 15, 2013
A congresional proposal would create a program focused on developing breakthrough advances in learning sciences and educational technology, similar to a program in the defense sector.
February 14, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are announcing a national plan to expand broadband access, particularly for children.
February 08, 2013
The Southern Regional Education Board has created an online site offering demonstration videos developed by teachers to help their colleagues improve their teaching.
February 06, 2013
Congressman George Miller, a Democrat, has introduced a proposal that he says will encourage the effective use of technology in schools.