Google's super-fast Internet service known as Google Fiber is coming to four new areas, the company says. But will it be coming to a school near you?
January 2015 Archives
Support for digital and online learning is a major focus of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's 2015 annual letter.
A draft of the Obama administration's "Student Digital Privacy and Innovation Act" would prohibit companies from targeting advertising to students and selling data about them, but appears to leave other issues unaddressed.
New resources are available to help schools and libraries file for E-rate support following a year of historic changes to the program.
Educators at a progressive ed-tech conference sought to provide nuance to the charge that the way schools have embraced "grit" has been harmful to children of color and students from circumstances of poverty.
A new report from the National Center on Time & Learning highlights strategies for using blended learning in conjunction with expanded school hours.
The new book "Cybertraps for Educators" provides guidance on navigating today's technologically infused world both in and out of school.
The EduCon 2.7 gathering opens in Philadelphia this weekend with a focus on how educational technology and progressive pedagogy can be merged in schools.
The education technology community must continue waiting for details on the new federal Student Digital Privacy Act proposed by President Obama earlier this month.
Google, a company that has been criticized for its privacy policies, has signed a pledge to protect students' online information endorsed by President Obama.
A partnership between a New York City computer science school and Teach for America aims to bring more opportunities for improved coding instruction to students.
To help educators and parents recognize effective uses of ed tech in the early years, Education Week created an interactive tool highlighting one school's efforts to put research into practice.
Some ed-tech companies are voicing concerns that the president's data-privacy blueprint could derail innovation in the digital space by creating unnecessary layers of regulation.
Duolingo, which uses digital games to teach languages, hopes to translate its consumer success into dominance of the K-12 education market.
A proposed new federal Student Digital Privacy Act would put new restrictions on how companies use student data, but hurdles abound.
During recent practice tests, students across Minnesota were unable to access Pearson's online testing portal due to an incompatibility with Apple's Safari browser.
One year after temporarily pulling the plug on its 1-to-1 computing initiative in the wake of high breakage rates and product defects, a North Carolina district is up and running with Amplify tablets.
The executive director for the State Educational Technology Directors Association has announced his plans to leave that post next month.
Hack Education founder Audrey Watters takes on ClassDojo, Khan Academy, Knewton, B.F. Skinner, and the ed-tech sector's lack of historical awareness in a self-published new book.
The Center on Reinventing Public Education says districts need to clear away bureaucratic barriers and "imagined restrictions" in procurement.