The phenomena of the mobile game Pokémon Go has been touted for its learning possibilities. It might also have particular benefits for children with autism.
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July 25, 2016
July 13, 2016
A small European study found that teachers think educational robots have benefits for students, but they're skeptical of fitting robots into the curriculum and using limited class time.
July 08, 2016
A recent alum of the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a background in working with immigrant students is developing a lesson-sharing website specifically for teachers of English-language learners.
June 10, 2016
The disappearing-picture app has some educational benefits for teachers. Here's a guide on how best to use Snapchat to connect with your students.
May 27, 2016
Teachers felt that iPads "provide no educational function in the classroom" and are often used to play games in class.
May 20, 2016
A new survey shows that a majority of teachers believe technology helps facilitate learning and enriches the classroom experience for both students and teachers—but most don't think it's effectively implemented in the classroom.
April 21, 2016
"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.
April 15, 2016
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
As they grapple with new instructional expectations, a growing number of teachers are working to improve their practice through the "lesson study" approach to professional development.
January 15, 2016
The Digital Innovators program recognizes educators for use of technology and digital media in instruction.