Digital resources that teach and measure "higher-order" competencies like critical thinking and problem solving, and character qualities like grit and adaptability, are in short supply.
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March 19, 2015
March 13, 2015
A panel at the South by Southwest edu conference explored the potential for using data to match students with career interests and keep them on track to graduation.
March 12, 2015
A spirited debate erupted at SXSWedu about who should take responsibility for college graduates' lack of preparedness for jobs that are available today.
January 30, 2015
Two national business organizations want annual tests kept in the rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act.
September 30, 2014
The Mississippi department of education awarded an $8.3 million contract to Pearson, in a decision it said was compelled by a state board's failure to act.
September 17, 2014
Chegg is offering $24-per-hour college counseling to high school students, which the company says is an alternative to costly services.
June 23, 2014
Forty-six percent of school administrators cite mobile device use as a "major factor" in college- and career-readiness instruction for students.
May 21, 2014
Most will be spent to wire city schools and purchase new hardware, while $20 million will buy new devices and software for classrooms.
April 23, 2014
A panel that included K-12 teachers gave attendees at a major education business a blunt view of their frustrations and worries about classroom technologies.
March 24, 2014
Two decades after Massachusetts made major changes to its education system, a new report argues that it needs to address school funding and autonomy, to maintain its elite status.