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.
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May 20, 2015
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.
March 11, 2015
An online survey suggests that 96 percent of classrooms utilize some form of computer technology, though teachers still struggle with hardware shortages and a lack of consistent Internet access.
January 16, 2015
PBS LearningMedia now offers more than 100,000 digital resources, including common core-aligned videos, interactive learning games, and tools for teachers.
December 05, 2014
Music teacher Shawn Tolley says he wanted to connect his students to a subject he loves.
October 17, 2014
A recent poll shows that students wish they could use technology in the classrooms more often, while a second study suggests that for students who multitask often, having phones around may not be a distraction.
August 12, 2014
A new app by SciPlay aims to make physics concepts not only accessible to students of all levels, but help teachers with student engagement in complex subject matters.
July 30, 2014
A startup that combines cinema-style soundtracks with the texts of popular books claims to be "transforming reading the way sound transformed silent film."
January 28, 2014
A blogging educator says that keeping a blog can help teachers reflect, discuss methods that work best and ones that need improvement, and vent their stress and anxiety.