All Blog Posts With ed-tech Tag or Category

Back to the Blog
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   >   >>  

March 31, 2015

Ed-Tech-Industry Awards Set Participation Records

Educators in the United States and abroad judged 395 ed-tech products, narrowing the field to 157 finalists. In May, 28 winners will be announced.

March 31, 2015

Classkick Raises $1.7M to Help Teachers Provide Personalized Feedback

Classkick, an ed-tech startup that allows teachers to provide personalized, realĀ­-time feedback to students working on iPads, raised $1.7 million in seed funding.

March 26, 2015

New Research Underscores K-12 Shift From Print to Digital Materials

New market research documents the shift from print to digital instructional materials in K-12 over the past few years, a trend expected to continue.

March 23, 2015

Defend, but Closely Scrutinize, Test Policies, Fed Official Urges State and Local Leaders

Deborah S. Delisle, a top official at the U.S. Department of Education, said amid a growing anti-testing backlash, state and local officials need to evaluate how their assessments are used.

March 20, 2015

WriteReader, Top Selling Reading App, to Expand Into U.S. Market

Denmark's WriteReader, an app that enables children to create digital books as they learn how to read, will be expanding into the U.S. market.

March 19, 2015

World Economic Forum Identifies Ed-Tech Needs for 21st Century Skills

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.

March 17, 2015

College Students Study on Mobile Devices More Than Ever

Higher education learners rely on their mobile devices to study, and 77 percent report getting better grades as a result, according to new research.

March 16, 2015

Those Amazing, Groundbreaking Schools of the Future!

There are major things about effective schooling that never go away: getting kids motivated, finding good materials, building a sense of community or relationships, nurturing persistence, quality staffing and how to cope with abundant mandated testing, state regulations, and the management of finite resources. Did I mention testing and subsequent uses of the data it generates? Oh yeah. The main reason that innovative, cage-busting ideas go bust. That and money.

March 16, 2015

Gender Gap in K-12 Ed-Tech Leadership Persists, Survey Finds

Women in K-12 information-technology leadership positions continue to face a pay- and prestige-gap, according to new survey information.

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.

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   >   >>  

Most Viewed
On Education Week

Advertisement