January 2011 Archives

A new report has found that the U.S. market for self-paced e-learning products and services in preK-12 education has increased 16.8 percent over the past five years.

The new category features more than 20 tools and products from 19 different vendors, most of which launched with the creation of the category.

All you ed-tech followers will want to check out our live chat about effectively integrating student-centered technology into classroom instruction.

A new report contends that the blended learning approach is the reason online learning will eventually become commonplace.

Looking for some weekend ed-tech reading? Here's a few things we took note of this week.

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush sat down with Reason.tv's Nick Gillespie to talk about the future of education and technology's role in its eventual transformation.

The Next Generation Learning Challenges program will offer up to $10 million in grants to promising endeavors that help students in grades 7-9 master math and literacy skills.

The federal education technology program was put on the chopping block in the Obama administration's FY 2011 budget proposal.

The creation of competency-based pathways is especially vital for "over-age, under-credited students" who are otherwise at risk of dropping out, a report contends.

Technology's constructive and destructive potential is magnified for students who have special needs or attend otherwise inferior schools.

Spring ISD Virtual School explained the ins and outs of their Response to Intervention program in a webinar hosted by iNACOL.

Ed Week is staging an online chat at 2 p.m. today on school budget crisis, and the implications for K-12 programs, including those for technology.

iNACOL and CoSN are both hosting upcoming webinars during the next seven days on some of the hottest topics in ed tech.

The Funds for Learning app will allow users to check E-rate funding requests, commitment amounts, eligible service providers, and remaining funding balances.

The latest and final installment in Education Week's e-learning report series is up!

The state last month cleared digital texts for K-12 English, K-12 Spanish, K-8 English as a second language, and English language proficiency for grades 9-12.

Google execs are currently in talks with education software companies about creating educational apps to be featured in Google Apps Marketplace.

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