Teachers felt that iPads "provide no educational function in the classroom" and are often used to play games in class.
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May 27, 2016
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.
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.