Wireless technology giant Qualcomm acquired EmpoweredU, a provider of mobile-based learning platforms, in an effort to provide students 24/7 access to learning materials.
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August 08, 2014
March 11, 2014
Educators and policymakers must prioritize the use of technology in early-childhood education programs to help close the digital divide, new study says.
November 05, 2013
Industry and government officials attending a forum in the nation's capital described improved broadband access as a key to reducing inequities in education.
July 02, 2013
The National Center for Family Literacy and Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop announced the formation of the Aprendiendo Juntos Council.
June 20, 2013
The Miami-Dade school system aims to lease 150,000 laptops or tablets for students, part of a major technology upgrade.
June 19, 2013
States have failed to examine whether spending on educational technology is worth the cost, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress.
June 10, 2013
The Aspen Institute has convened a task force to study how children learn online and how to improve online education while safeguarding student privacy.
May 31, 2013
Attendees at a conference on "reimagining education," emphasized blending the use of technology with other subjects, including the arts.
November 30, 2012
Despite the growing popularity of smartphones among middle school students, survey results suggest there are limited opportunities to use the devices in classrooms.
November 07, 2012
Schools looking for ways to connect with parents using technology must sometimes teach parents how to make digital connections.