A new short film aims to get students excited about careers in computer programming.
February 2013 Archives
Teachers involved in high-level educational programs such as Advanced Placement say digital tools are essential for instruction, a new survey finds.
Legislation in Connecticut would bar public establishments and arcades from allowing youths to play video games simulating gun violence.
Education Week is hosting a live webinar Thursday at noon, Eastern time, on strategies schools can use to engage parents through social media.
Elementary school educators are more likely than their high school peers to see technological know-how as an important school-leadership skill, a survey reveals.
Maine business and education leaders launch a new information-technology education initiative to increase the number graduates in computer and technology fields.
A survey from the Urban Institute suggests that digital harassment often correlates with psychological or physical abuse among teens in relationships.
New York state officials say money won from the settlement of an anti-trust lawsuit against Microsoft supported hardware, software, and bandwidth upgrades in impoverished schools.
A congresional proposal would create a program focused on developing breakthrough advances in learning sciences and educational technology, similar to a program in the defense sector.
The Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are announcing a national plan to expand broadband access, particularly for children.
Ohio's state board of education president apologizes for a post on Facebook comparing President Barack Obama's views on gun control to those of Adolf Hitler.
Higher use of digital tools among aspiring teachers has led to a more self-directed approach to teacher preparation, concludes a new report.
The Southern Regional Education Board has created an online site offering demonstration videos developed by teachers to help their colleagues improve their teaching.
Congressman George Miller, a Democrat, has introduced a proposal that he says will encourage the effective use of technology in schools.
New Mexico Secretary of Education-designate Hanna Skandera has approved an application to allow Connections Academy to provide virtual education in the state.
The Alliance for Excellent Education will hold a 'Digital Town Hall' for the event in Washington, D.C.
The Florida Virtual School has announced plans to work directly with a social media site, Grom Social, that was designed by one of its students.
John Danner, who has served as chief executive officer of the highly-touted charter network, is leaving to devote time to building an e-learning company.