A proposal in Ontario to require students to take two online courses before high school graduation has drawn objections from a teachers' union in the province.
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One of the authors of the updated standards says they reflect the growing importance of digital accessibility and student engagement in online courses.
May 31, 2019
A total of 501 full-time virtual schools now enroll more than 297,000 students, 79 percent of whom are in charters, according to the National Education Policy Center.
April 26, 2019
A recent report from Common Sense Media reveals that teachers don't feel they have the right tech for their classrooms.
April 07, 2019
With statewide enrollments, full-time online charters could upend public education's pattern of racial segregation. But would that be a good thing?
April 06, 2019
Readers using screens perform worse and tend to think they're processing and understanding texts better than they actually are, according to a new review of nearly three-dozen studies over the past decade.
March 08, 2019
As the first step in a new R&D initiative they're planning for K-12 education, the foundation and venture-philanthropy group are highlighting innovative ideas provided by nonprofits, universities, corporations, developers and educators.
March 06, 2019
Science educator Dave Farina developed the eponymous YouTube show, Professor Dave Explains, to teach high school students and undergrads Science subjects. In an interview with Education Week, Farina explains how he made the transition from teaching in a classroom to creating content online.
December 20, 2018
From cybersecurity to school safety, privacy to personalized learning, and social media to media literacy, here are 10 of the biggest stories on the ed-tech beat in 2018.
December 18, 2018
Sandra Liu Huang was previously CZI's head of product and technology, a role in which she oversaw the ed-tech team's partnership with the Summit Learning Program.