Educators and ed-tech companies can better serve students with special needs by focusing on text-to-speech capacity, "switch accessibility," and modifications for common classroom tools, experts said.
June 2018 Archives
Some teachers are touting the classroom value of smart speakers and digital voice assistants, but concerns about privacy and instructional value abound.
Ed-tech companies are pushing VR for learning, but educators say content is limited and research is scarce detailing how the technology will impact children.
Some CTOs say they struggle to be regarded as instructional leaders. A panel of state and district tech leaders at the International Society for Technology in Education's annual ed-tech conference offers suggestions for building those relationships.
Teachers from Wisconsin to the United Kingdom are at the nation's largest ed-tech conference, sharing their strategies for connecting students.
Student privacy experts addressed best practices for working with ed-tech vendors at a panel Monday at the International Society for Technology in Education's annual conference in Chicago.
From fake news to digital self-harm, a host of new online challenges has prompted the nonprofit group to update its widely used K-12 digital citizenship resources.
The former director of the federal Office of Educational Technology talks with Education Week about ISTE's approach to helping educators navigate new ed-tech tools.
Follow Ed Week's coverage of the International Society for Technology in Education, where 22,000 ed-tech enthusiasts will share tips on classroom implementation, data privacy, responding to fake news, and more.
Neurocore agreed to stop making unsupported claims and end some user testimonials after losing its appeal before an ad-industry regulatory group.
The new addiction classification touches off a dispute among some researchers and clinicians over whether there is science to back the decision, and how it might impact children, families, and educators.
Parents are often unable to determine which companies are selling marketing lists based on students' ethnicity, hobbies, personality, and other sensitive information, a new study found.
Users who signed up to Twitter before they were 13 years old appear to be losing access to their accounts, raising questions for parents, schools, and the ed-tech industry.
A new survey of teens by the Pew Research Center shows the rising popularity of YouTube, Instagram, and Snapchat, as well as the rising ubiquity of smartphones.