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July 16, 2014

How to Drive Reform With Instruction Rather Than Testing

The Common Core will work in California if its adoption is driven by instruction rather than testing. Making this happen challenges the state to slow the consequences of testing and to find ways to invest in a modern educational infrastructure.

June 17, 2014

Billion Dollar Pledge to Bring Sophisticated Geo-Maps to Classrooms

In a stunning, but little recognized gift, Esri, the makers of geographic information systems software, have given $1-Billion in free access and mentoring to public schools. Guest Blogger Charlie Fitzpatrick writes about its use as a powerful learning tool.

June 10, 2014

New EdWeek Special Report Examines the Changing Ed-Tech Marketplace

A new special report, Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace, looks at the evolution of the multibillion dollar K-12 ed-tech landscape, and the pressures facing school leaders and vendors.

June 03, 2014

Linking Budgets and Policies to the Common Core

The Charter Oak school district leadership invested heavily in the transition to the Common Core. It put teachers at the center of the change, bet big on instructional technology and professional development, and strategically targeted the math curriculum as the place to start.

June 02, 2014

Four Teachers 'School Me' in the Common Core

Four teachers in suburban Los Angeles 'school me' on their transition to Common Core teaching. They like it and are a lot more rational about the process than much of the pro-and-con bombast.

April 23, 2014

Teachers at Summit Tell Ed. Companies What They Want--and What They Don't

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 12, 2014

Statewide 1-to-1 Computing Initiatives Face a Long, Slow, Difficult Journey

State efforts to put a digital device in the hands of every student are proving to be more difficult than many ed-tech advocates might have expected.

October 11, 2013

Ed Week Webinar: What Districts Need in a Chief Technology Officer

A Nov. 7 Education Week webinar will examine the changing role of the district CTO, and how superintendents can maximize leadership in this pivotal position.

June 25, 2013

Millennials' Relationship to Technology Mixed, Say Researchers

While students enjoy using certain types of technology, they gravitate toward analog methods of instruction as well, researchers found.

June 21, 2013

Tracking Ed-Tech News and Trends at ISTE 2013

Education Week writers Ben Herold and Katie Ash will be covering the latest news and trends emerging from the ISTE 2013 conference June 23-26.

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