"Root," a magnetic, hexagonal device that travels across a white board and performs a variety of behaviors in response to students' digital commands, is designed to get students thinking in the logic of coding.
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A researcher examined the effects of an iPad-based intervention, as compared to a traditional paper-pencil approach, on 2nd graders' achievement and engagement in mathematics.
March 18, 2016
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January 15, 2016
The Digital Innovators program recognizes educators for use of technology and digital media in instruction.
January 14, 2016
A California teacher says her job is on the line for donating laptops to her students.
June 23, 2015
Popular podcast series "Serial" inspired an English teacher to change up her class's final exam by asking groups of students to produce their own podcast.
June 05, 2015
A new survey by the Gates Foundation finds that nearly all teachers regularly use digital tools like digital gradebooks, but are unhappy with the data or the tools they have access to.
May 20, 2015
A new U.K. study finds that cellphone bans in schools can have the same effect on test scores as adding a week of instructional time.
April 14, 2015
A new study suggests that students could learn better by sharing iPads than in 1-to-1 programs, especially in early grades.
March 17, 2015
A Swiss robot helps students improve their handwriting by having them learn by teaching.