Proponents of community schools say better tools to facilitate the sharing of student data between schools and community partners can help the model take root.
January 2016 Archives
Among the hot topics at this year's EduCon 2.8 conference, kicking off Friday in Philadelphia, is a new book from researcher danah boyd on the "networked lives" of today's teens.
From Alabama to Kentucky to Pennsylvania, states and school districts have experimented with technology and online learning to minimize the disruption caused by snow days.
A new online portal from school-broadband-advovacy group EducationSuperHighway contains Internet service and pricing information for 13,000 public districts across the country.
The makers of the standardized college entrance exam have partnered with ed-tech company BenchPrep to create an online preparation resource.
The American technology giant has plans to expand the classroom version of the wildly popular video game that invites users to build, create, and explore.
One of the country's best-known providers of online education hopes that advanced data analytics will raise the quality of its offerings.
The Democratic Senator from Minnesota called on Google to be more transparent about the data it collects on students and how that information is being used.
Proposed legislation would require all Iowa middle and high schools to offer the subject by the 2018-2019 academic year.
When it comes to collecting and using big data, education and professional sports have a surprising amount to learn from each other.
In his last State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said that "helping students learn to write computer code" is among his goals for the year ahead.
An inside look at how Bay Area ed-tech startup AltSchool is using big data and analytics to develop new software tools for schools.
Research into "affect-aware" computerized tutoring systems that detect student emotions could help change the direction of personalized learning.
Educators and policymakers around the country are carefully watching the implementation of the state's Student Online Personal Information Protection Act to assess its effectiveness.
The Integrating Technology in Early Literacy website highlights more than 30 programs around the country that are using devices such as tablets and web video to enhance literacy instruction.