USA Today reporter Greg Toppo examines the ways digital games are transforming education in a new book, "The Game Believes in You."
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April 10, 2015
April 08, 2015
Educators and technology leaders shared best practices for edtech in public and private schools in an Education Week Twitter chat.
March 31, 2015
A new state report uncovers serious functionality and management issues in implementing Pearson's learning management system, Schoolnet, in Idaho.
March 04, 2015
A new report questions the academic performance and financial accountability of the California Virtual Academies, though the online provider and its parent company dispute the findings.
February 17, 2015
An award-winning digital role-playing game about U.S. slavery has provoked a backlash from critics who say that genocide cannot be appropriately simulated or gamified in the classroom.
February 04, 2015
New York City is one of three "test-bed networks" experimenting with new ways to quickly evaluate ed-tech products in real-world settings.
February 02, 2015
Early childhood experts are questioning the value of a new virtual preschool that offers digital learning materials and online access to teachers.
January 15, 2015
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.
December 19, 2014
Guests Holly Clark and Kyle Pace debated Chromebooks versus iPads in an #EWedchat this week. Chat participants discussed the pros and cons of each device and shared resources for educators.
November 24, 2014
The online learning program ST Math improved California elementary students' math scores compared with students not using the program, according to a new study.