Support for digital and online learning is a major focus of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's 2015 annual letter.
All Blog Posts With digital learning Tag or Category
January 30, 2015
January 07, 2015
In the heart of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, Next Generation Learning Challenge grantee Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School (LAB) is personalizing learning for low-income students. Using their custom learning management system, the Brooklyn LAB team is generating actionable evidence that serves and informs both teaching and learning.
December 22, 2014
President Barack Obama touted the benefits of educational technology often last year, but how much influence has he actually had on moving digital learning forward?
December 11, 2014
Funding for the E-rate, a federal program that supports technology in schools, will rise about 60 percent under a plan approved by the FCC today.
December 10, 2014
Education Week is hosting a webinar, "Personalized Learning: Turning Lofty Aspirations Into Specific District Policy," on Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. eastern.
December 02, 2014
Successful implementation should start with a vision and a core focus that is aligned to a strategic plan with the ultimate goal of impacting student success. This involves bringing key stakeholders to the table who serve in vital roles to all areas of implementations, ensuring the blending of support.
November 07, 2014
Schools can now access NYTimes.com and the paper's online archives through a new network-wide subscription service beginning at $780 annually.
November 06, 2014
A Getting Smart paper produced in partnership with Rosetta Stone, explores the potential of world language educators to lead the shift to school and district-wide blended, competency-based, deeper learning models. A follow-up to "The Next Generation of World Language Learning."
November 05, 2014
A new Getting Smart paper tells the stories of schools across the country that are dedicated to creating a next-gen learning environment that sets high expectations for college readiness, personalizes learning for all students, and is optimized for scale.
October 31, 2014
How one art project encourages students to connect globally while solving problems locally.