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August 14, 2014

LMS Company Uses MOOCs, Minecraft to Dig Into K-12 Market

Instructure, a company that makes learning management systems, has unveiled a MOOC and an app designed to help teachers become more familiar with Minecraft and integrate the game into classes.

July 14, 2014

Game-Based Learning, Dashboards Get Business Funding from Feds

The U.S. Education Department's research agency will help 15 new education entrepreneurs conduct research and development for interventions in science, language arts and other areas.

July 07, 2014

Separating the Best Education Apps From, Well, the Rest

College faculty at Marian University have created a method for judging education apps by research standards.

April 10, 2014

Use of Tablets, Online Testing on Rise, but Gender Gaps Persist in 'STEM' Fields

Twenty-five percent of high school students in school wide Title 1 programs said they had a school-provided tablet, while 13 percent of non-Title 1 students had that type of device, according to a Project Tomorrow survey.

April 01, 2014

As Education Market Shifts to Cloud and Mobile Technologies, So Do Industry Honors

The list of finalists for the Software and Information Industry Association's annual "CODiE" awards includes some of the biggest names in the education field, but also many relative unknowns.

January 15, 2014

Apple Settles Federal Complaint Over Children's Apps

Apple has settled a complaint for at least $32.5 million, brought by the Federal Trade Commission, focused on charges incurred by children on apps.

November 05, 2013

Oregon Students Create Digital Game-Based Lessons for Peers

Students from an Oregon K-8 school are creating their own online, game-based lessons for their peers that are linked to educational standards.

October 22, 2013

Education Dealmaking Focused on Early Learning, Child Care, Analysis Finds

There were 68 education-focused mergers and acquisitions in the third quarter of 2013, with several of the deals focused on child care.

October 14, 2013

UPDATED: Advocates Call on Ed-Tech Industry to Protect Children's Data

Common Sense Media, an advocacy group that rates education products, is urging major industry group to take stronger steps to protect student data, the New York Times reports.

September 17, 2013

Do I Really Have to Lead Technology?

Whether we have technology integrators in our schools or not, leaders need to understand this extraordinary panorama ourselves. This is necessary if we are to legitimize our claim that we are leading schools that will help our graduates to be college and career ready.

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