The Data Quality Campaign lists 10 "state actions" that the group believes will help public schools better utilize and share data.
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November 20, 2014
November 12, 2014
Chromebooks take the top spot in the K-12 marketplace for the first time.
November 08, 2014
In this third of the Start Up Spotlight series, I chat with Jan Zawadzki and Jack West of Hapara. Hapara is an amazing system to, as they say, "make learning visible." It turbo-charges the power of Google Apps for Education to empower both teachers and students to seamlessly manage workflow, student support and instruction. From sending supportive messages to students to seeing each students' screen in realtime to managing and distributing Drive files, Blogger posts, and Google Sites, Hapara has a myriad of tools to create a truly paperless and poweful classroom environment. In this video interview the CEO and founder Jan and classroom teacher-turned Hapara leader Jack share the origin story of the start up, how they leverage teacher thinking and their philosphy for supporting educators around the world.
November 06, 2014
One year ago, the iPad was dominant. Next week, Education Week takes a look at the rapid ascendance of the Chromebook.
October 31, 2014
A consumer group is urging the giant technology services company Google to take a stronger stance in supporting net neutrality—the idea of a free and openly accessible Internet.
October 21, 2014
Teachers are using Google's Classroom to manage workflow with their students, but some technology directors think the tool distracts from their districts' learning management systems.
October 20, 2014
A Tale of Failure, Passion and Drive (pun intended): Meet Andrew Stillman, the Godfather of EduScripts
For Connected Educators Month, I decided to connect with some educators... through Google Hangouts. I reached out to some folks who I believe are making positive change in the world of teaching and learning and asked them to join me for a quick video chat to learn more about how they got started, what drives them and what the future holds. The first in this series is Andrew Stillman, the godfather of edu-scripts.
September 30, 2014
California's new student-data-privacy bill prohibits vendors from selling student information and restricts targeting advertising and the building of student profiles.
August 12, 2014
Sales of Chromebooks worldwide have risen by 79 percent from 2013, though they will remain a "niche market" for next few years, according to a new market analysis.
June 25, 2014
Schools can now use Chromebooks as well as Androids to access Google Play for Education, a portal with apps, videos, and book rentals, Google announced today.