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September 03, 2015

K-12 Teachers Use Social Media at Home, But Not in Class, Poll Finds

A national poll, which speaks to how and when teachers use social media, finds that educators shun those online forms for in-class use.

July 02, 2015

Emerging Trends in Ed Tech: Maker Spaces, Collaborative Learning

In the years to come, K-12 districts will increasingly demand ed-tech products that can help build student creativity and independent thinking, the Horizon Report predicts.

June 26, 2015

Play #EdTechJargon Bingo With Us From ISTE 2015

As thousands of educators and ed-tech businesses gather for ISTE in Philadelphia, we're asking attendees to let us know what jargon grabs their attention.

March 16, 2015

Pearson, PARCC Criticized for Monitoring Social Media for Test Security

An alleged effort by New Jersey officials to monitor whether students were sharing information about common-core exams through social media has stirred controversy.

October 28, 2014

Social Media, Open Resources Shaping European Ed-Tech Priorities

European countries' views about how educational technology can be used to improve schools in some respects mirror those of educators and policymakers in the United States, a new report concludes.

September 05, 2013

K-12 Curriculum on Microfinance Part of Kiva U, Launched by Kiva, Citi

Kiva and Citi Microfinance have launched Kiva U, and a curriculum for K-12 on "Exploring Poverty," to increase students understanding of financial inclusion.

June 10, 2013

Which Tech Devices Do Students Value for Different Academic Demands?

A nationwide survey reveals that students have different views of the usefulness of laptop computers, smartphones, and tablets, depending on the task at hand.

May 08, 2013

'Ed. Design Studio' Tries to Link Entrepreneurs to Researchers

A University of Pennsylvania program will attempt to give education startups access to university researchers and support to help their businesses grow.

April 03, 2013

Gates and Facebook Sponsor Education 'Hackathons'

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Facebook are inviting developers to build prototypes for apps supporting college attendance, social learning, and out-of-school study.

March 06, 2013

At SXSWedu, a 7th Grader Offers a Lesson in Innovation

A demonstration by a 13-year-old offers a highlight at the South by Southwest Conference and reflects many of the event's core themes.

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