A new report uses an "index" to for evaluating educational technology based on its design, usefulness in schools, and other factors.
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July 23, 2013
July 16, 2013
Teachers believe that digital tools benefit student writing, but they worry about the "creep" of text-message style into formal writing assignments, researchers found.
July 12, 2013
On July 12th at 2 p.m. ET, join Education Week for a live chat about how computer coding can help teach K-12 students math and higher-order thinking.
June 25, 2013
Pearson senior vice president and general manager Douglas McCollum talks with Education Week about the future of K-12 assessment, and addresses criticism of the company.
June 11, 2013
Cloud computing, mobile learning, and learning analytics are among the school technologies likely to carve out a larger place in schools, a report says.
June 06, 2013
President Obama will announce plans on Thursday to ask the Federal Communcations Commission to overhaul the E-rate program, which supports technology in schools.
May 20, 2013
Coursera is partnering with museums, not just teacher colleges, in a new effort to provide teacher professional development through "massively open online courses."
May 13, 2013
Education Week is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, May 14 at 2 p.m. Eastern, on universities creating programs in K-12 entrepreneurship.
May 11, 2013
Maine officials have selected Hewlett-Packard as a prefered vendor to provide computer techology to students, though schools will also be given the ability to choose other technology, including Apple.
May 07, 2013
A survey released by Gallup finds that only a fraction of college presidents believe "massively open online courses" will improve student learning or solve financial problems.