With the infrastructure for robust, longitudinal education data systems in place for most states, the Data Quality Campaign says the focus should now be on helping educators use the systems more effectively.
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November 15, 2012
November 01, 2012
Educators say the Internet and digital tools are helping improve students' research habits, but hurting their attention spans, according to two surveys.
October 30, 2012
The folks behind the One Laptop Per Child project are handing out tablets to children in Ethiopia with no instruction and no teachers.
October 23, 2012
The Web-equipped cell phones are now the most commonly owned handheld devices among students in grades 9-12, according to survey data.
October 22, 2012
The "Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning" report includes a 24-page resource advising people launching their own online or blended programs.
October 18, 2012
Educators who are insisting that the moment is ripe for technology to transform education may have been heartened to read that folks at the Consumer Electronics Association are saying the same thing.
October 16, 2012
The construction of SETDA's State Education Policy Center may signal a new focus for the organization.
October 09, 2012
A new report suggests schools create data backpacks and learner profiles—sets of digital information that will follow students from year to year to better inform teachers of their learning needs.
September 28, 2012
Two professors propose a plan to launch a new organization that would evaluate education technology solutions and report those results to schools and ed-tech entrepreneurs.
September 26, 2012
The resources, available for free, examine the use of social media in classrooms and the steps for building a digital district.