Is "Maker" Education Ready to Go 1-to-1?

An all-girls private school in New York City and a Texas district are among the first to provide littleBits' programmable electronics kits to all students or libraries. (December 0, )

Online Credit Recovery in Need of Improvement, Report Says

Districts are turning to online credit recovery to move struggling students toward graduation, but a new report says that these options need to improve. (September 11, 2015)

Big Hype, Hard Fall for News Corp.'s $1 Billion Ed-Tech Venture

Amplify, the education division of Rupert Murdoch's company, is deeply in the red and on the auction block after its ambitious vision failed to materialize. (August 25, 2015)

More Technology Doesn't Mean More Learning, International Study Finds

Access to computers in classrooms is at an all-time high worldwide, but too much technology translates into poorer learning outcomes, researchers find. (September 17, 2015)

Probing the Impact of Parent-Teacher Digital Communication

Academic researchers are beginning to study what kinds of tech-based exchanges between educators and families bring the biggest academic payoff for students. (September 15, 2015)

Parents Not at Ease With Use of Student Data by Vendors

Just 42 percent of parents are at ease with companies that create software, websites, and apps having access to student records, a national poll shows. (December 0, )

'Interactive Constitution' Featured in New Curricula

The National Constitution Center and the College Board are partnering to bring a new digital version of a key founding document to AP History and AP Government classes. (September 17, 2015)

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Digital Advances Reshaping K-12 Testing

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Marketplace K-12 Blog

Google announced that its Expeditions Pioneer Program will attempt to reach thousands of schools nationally and abroad, exposing students to immersive virtual reality ... (10/06 09:42 am)
Microsoft is being criticized for its collection of data through Windows 10, an operating system that is sold to K-12 districts. (10/01 04:20 pm)
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A $2 million dollar grant from the Spencer Foundation extends our capacity to measure the quality of students' civic and political learning. (10/06 10:36 am)
Building Community, Seeking out Feedback, and Remembering that it's always "very nice...." Strategies for dealing with your most challenging classrooms. (09/30 07:54 am)
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