March 2010 Archives

Don Knezek, the chief executive officer of the International Society for Technology in Education, sees lack of funding for ed-tech as a growing problem.

iNACOL's parents' guide to choosing online programs aims to make sure parents get the information they need to make informed decisions about their children's education.

The California Learning Resource Network, which reviews texts submitted for the state's free digital textbook initiative, has announced Phase 2 of the project.

Educators lack the necessary knowledge to use open-source technologies for online testing, says a report released today.

Technology Counts 2010, our annual report about the state of educational technology, tracks the growing use of portable tech tools for learning.

So you think virtual schooling can solve a lot of logistical issues for children with disabilities? It might help their instructors more.

A bill in the Idaho state legislature would have required a separate certification to teach online.

Students say the biggest obstacle to using technology for learning is school policies that prohibit the use of mobile devices in classrooms, says the annual Speak Up survey.

FCC experts discuss the ideas and recommendations that are likely to be in the National Broadband plan when it is released next week.

New legislation in Virginia will give the state more control over virtual schools.

A handful of middle schools in New Jersey are using software to help 6th grade students create personalized student learning plans and investigate careers.

There's quite a bit of news buzz in the ed-tech world lately, with a steady stream of Associated Press stories about technology use in schools.

The National Educational Technology Plan, released today by the U.S. Department of Education, outlines the steps schools should take to use technology for improving learning.

The National Ed-Tech Plan, the federal government's blueprint for how technology should be used to improve schools, is expected to be released soon, possibly as early as Friday.

After more than 13 years as a reporter for Education Week, Kathleen Kennedy Manzo is embarking on a new phase in her career.

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