Maker-spaces, adaptive learning, and wearable technologies are among the ed-tech trends to keep an eye on in the next few years, a new report says.
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June 29, 2015
June 17, 2015
Nearly 50 schools across the country will receive $25 million in grants from Next Generation Learning Challenges to build better personalized learning programs.
May 29, 2015
The Philadelphia district authorized $10 million in spending on approved blended-learning software, but skeptics worry about the lack of an instructional vision and comprehensive plan.
May 27, 2015
A "pricing database" would allow districts to compare what they're spending on desktop and laptop computers and tablets.
May 14, 2015
Is mandatory seat time necessary for learning or is it just another antiquated hoop for students to jump through as they play school? What do you think?
May 05, 2015
Republican Orrin Hatch and Democrat Tammy Baldwin support the inclusion of an amendment to the ESEA that would encourage the use of "open educational resources."
May 01, 2015
Nearly 60 percent of high schoolers report using their own mobile devices at schools, compared with just 32 percent who said they're using school-issued laptops, according to a new survey.
April 29, 2015
States are making significant progress in digital education efforts, with over 400 digital learning policies implemented in 2014, new ExcelinEd report finds.
April 20, 2015
High school can be a confusing time with increasing options for students due to the rapid expansion of digital learning. Advisory has to be the spine of the next generation high school. Sustained adult relationships can help students navigate this new digital landscape. In this blog, we highlight five core and ten optional elements of advisory, as well as delivery options, benefits, and lessons learned from experiences at the district and secondary levels.
April 15, 2015
Understanding that the need for high quality education in South Africa is urgent, we have adopted a recruitment and selection strategy at SPARK that focuses more on hiring for potential than on hiring for current capability.