June 2016 Archives

Mark Edwards, the 2013 Superintendent of the Year for the U.S., is leaving the top post in the Moooresville, N.C., district after nine years to take a senior executive role in Discovery Education.


Education Week conducted video interviews with K-12 officials gathered at ISTE on the biggest challenges they face in making ed-tech work in schools.


Britain's vote to leave the European Union means uncertainty for education companies with headquarters and business in the U.K.


New technology standards released by ISTE focus on developing students as digital citizens, innovative designers, computational thinkers, and more.


A researcher who spoke at ISTE is following a new teacher as she struggles to implement technology in an elementary classroom.


Games offer the possibility of helping students master some of the broadest and most difficult concepts in science, an education official for NOVA contends.


Teachers' confidence in ed tech varies based on the type of school they work in, concludes an analysis from the Education Week Research Center.


The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access has released a free online toolkit allowing educators to easily use its resources and collections in the classroom.


Here's what to look for at the country's largest education technology conference, which begins this weekend in Denver.


A new report by the Information and Technology Innovation Foundation argues that the STEM education push has left computer science behind.


The powerful D.C. circuit court gave the Federal Communications Commission a major win by sustaining controversial 2015 rules that protect an "open" internet.


Researchers are finding signs of "device effects" for online tests administered in some grades and subjects, and for certain types of assessment items.


In the education version of the popular game, students can explore subjects ranging from science and engineering to history as they re-create places and events.


As K-12 schools embrace maker education, researchers and practitioners are wrestling with how to ensure a focus on diversity and inclusion.


The more time students spent using DreamBox software, the larger their gains in achievement, according to a study by Harvard's Center for Education Policy Research.


A top official at Edgenuity testified that his organization paid Alabama's House Speaker $7,500 a month to connect him with legislative leaders around the country.


The Pennsylvania Department of Education is reviewing the operations, finances, and child-accounting practices of the troubled 8,500-student Agora Cyber Charter School.


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