In the space of an hour, Gov. Bob Wise gave investors in educational technology everything to hope for, while economist Richard Sims gave them everything to fear.
November 2011 Archives
The SIIA hopes the new report will be the first of a growingly respected annual series.
Microsoft's Cameron Evans encouraged ed-tech advocates to think about unintended human consequences of ed-tech reform.
Even those not considered to be a part of the digital native population are captivated by graphic aesthetics and online interactivity.
Some ed-tech morsels to hold you over during the Thanksgiving break.
The magazine has published a report painting reforms to broaden access to virtual schooling as measures drafted to line the pockets of big business.
The consultant is asking the federal agency to include funding for the federal E-rate program in its new Connect America Fund.
Partisan conflicts may endanger the vision of those who see online and blended learning as an avenue to comprehensive education reform.
Ideas that are unique, new, and scalable will have the best chance of winning a grant from the Gates Foundation program.
A fundamental shift happening in virtual education may actually represent movement toward the mainstream.
The U.S. ed-tech second-in-command aimed to assure technology advocates that the Obama administration understands the importance of educators' leadership.
Need to offer effective guidance counseling at your virtual school? You might want to take a tip from Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Octane system may provide an alternative to the learning management systems typically required to provide online course.
This year's annual Keeping Pace report finds that single-district, blended programs are increasing while state virtual schools lose funding.
Look here for coverage of breakout sessions, keynote addresses, and general insights from all around the conference.
Arne Duncan has had ed-tech in his crosshairs this week, appearing at the launch of one long-awaited digital initiative Monday before putting another in Microsoft's control Tuesday.
The Charlotte Mecklenberg schools in N.C. and the Plano schools in Texas are bolstering STEM initiatives with support from Texas Instruments.