January 2019 Archives

Unfamiliarity with technology contributed to lower scores for online test-takers in 2015, but the effects diminished over time, researchers found.


The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers' Healthy Schools Tracker will allow educators, parents, and others to use their smartphones to report mold, asbestos, and other environmental hazards in schools.


A recent report that analyzes the thoroughness and quality of student-data privacy laws passed in the U.S. may be more misleading than it is illuminating.


Young workers are poised to be hit especially hard by automation, the Brookings Institution found, but schools can help by focusing on students' digital skills, creativity, and emotional intelligence.


AI-powered tools may augment teachers, a new RAND report argues--but only if big concerns around bias and transparency are first addressed.


A new effort shows promising signs that carefully crafted text messages to family members can help young children learn new vocabulary words they are seeing in the classroom.


A new book from the International Society for Technology in Education offers guidance for teachers hoping to prepare students for a rapidly changing society and labor market.


Districts are increasingly confident in their networks' ability to support one or even two digital devices for every student, according to a new survey of school technology leaders.


Entrepreneur and business founder Elon Musk will donate $423,000 for laptops in the Michigan district, a few months after making a gift focused on improving water quality in the school system.


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