January 2010 Archives

The state will review free online textbooks in history and math in Phase 2 of its digital textbook initiative.

Frontline takes a look the growing dependence on technology and the Internet in its documentary "Digital Nation."

The National Center for Research in Advanced Information and Digital Technologies will support research and development projects for K-12 and higher education.

The Microsoft chairman says his foundation will invest in projects to expand and improve online learning opportunities.

The 2010 Horizon Report predicts six technologies that it says will have the greatest impact on higher education over the next five years.

Edweek chat offers insights on teaching and assessing 21st-century skills.

The Federal Communications Commission has delayed the release of the National Broadband Plan until March.

ISTE let the crowd pick its keynote speaker for this year's big ed-tech summit in Denver.

The number of online networks for teachers has been growing over the past year, and thousands of teachers have rushed to join as they seek out new resources and professional contacts.

Stanford professor makes case for design thinking in schools.

Kaiser study shows student use of media such as mobile devices and the Internet has increased more than an hour a day over the past five years.

More educators are exploring the potential of digital content as a cost-effective way to deliver subject matter.

A lineup of readings on educational technology for the long weekend and beyond.

ISTE counts down the Top 10 education technology priorities for 2010.

The superintendent of the Henrico County, Va., public schools examines the H1N1 virus' 'teachable moment' for appreciating the power of online learning.

A coalition of education and technology organizations and companies is asking the Obama administration for $500 million for the federal ed-tech initiative.

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center is now accepting entries for new prizes rewarding innovations in children's media.

The National Center for Technology Innovation kicked off its annual competition for research on adaptive technologies.

More than three-quarters of the teachers surveyed reported using digital media in their classrooms, up from 69 percent in 2008.

A group of educators, administrators, and entrepreneurs recently met in Half Moon Bay, California for the inaugural Big Ideas Fest to discuss big idea solutions to some of education's toughest challenges.

A video report and an online game show how dangerous distracted driving can be.

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