March 2011 Archives

Student, collegiate, and professional recipients were announced by White House CTO Aneesh Chopra.


The iZone and School of One have both drawn attention from city media outlets during the past week within the context of possible teacher layoffs and other fiscal pressures.


The civil rights advocate says schools that block gay- and lesbian-related online content are acting unconstitutionally and unlawfully.


Virtual students are at a disadvantage when joining the military and a cash-strapped superintendent recruits cyber students back to his school.


Steve Midgley of the U.S. Office of Education Technology stopped by the SIIA to explain the project and give a timeline.


Joel Rose, the founder of School of One, writes he will be leaving the New York City program to launch a foundation that will attempt to take its ideas nationwide.


Join us here at edweek.org to talk about balancing innovation with accountability on Thursday at 3 p.m. Eastern.


One website collects and publishes complaints about teachers and schools.


An article takes a look at the future, and past, of the Florida Virtual School.


The representative from California has long been seen as a champion of the use of educational technology to improve schools.


CoSN 2011 provided plenty of insights about how other countries are trying to use technology to improve education.


The announcements came during the first full day of the group's annual conference in New Orleans.


The U.S. Chief Technology Officer said focusing on infrastructure, access, and research should be the federal government's role in ed-tech funding.


The time and shape of a certification program for chief technology officers is becoming a bit clearer.


As the CoSN 2011 conference opens, there's a lot of informal talk about the federal commitment to education technology.


Here's a preview of the ed-tech advocacy group's annual conference, which begins Monday in New Orleans.


An English teacher from the 21st Century Virtual Academy was named the nation's second-annual National Online Teacher of the Year.


This Thursday and Friday, online learning leaders, experts, and educators will meet in Atlanta for the SREB's annual ed-tech conference on online learning.


The statement from CoSN, ISTE, SETDA, and SIIA warns eliminating the program is the "surest way to devalue" recent education technology investment.


Digital tools make it possible for students in Canada to create math casts and students in Washington state to tell digital stories.


The Utah state senate approved a measure that would set up a system where funding follows the student whether or not an online course is from a public or private provider.


A teacher, community member, and board member from Bellingham School District in Washington state talk about revising their district's technology plan.


Countries with the highest test scores actually have lower rates of economic growth, wealth, and creativity, said the University of Oregon's Center for Advanced Technology director.


Two of Gates' guests talked about the importance of timing relative to opportunity, a theme rampant in the ed-tech world.


Students may learn more from virtual tutors who look and act like them, a new study says.


A recent study has found youth who pursue their interests on the Internet are more likely to be civically and politically engaged.


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