Curriculum 'Playlists': A Take on Personalized Learning

Some schools are betting on algorithm-driven playlists to customize lessons for students, but the technology doesn't come cheap—at least not yet. (March 28, 2017)

With Hacking in Headlines, K-12 Cybersecurity Ed. Gets More Attention

Federal and state agencies are supporting a wide range of education and workforce-development efforts aimed at countering digital security threats. (March 21, 2017)

Smart Ed-Tech Strategy That Comes From the Classroom

Joseph Williams, the technology director in California's Perris Union High School District, demands fast responses to IT problems and insists on keeping close connections to teaching and learning by sitting in on lessons and coaching his colleagues. (February 22, 2017)

Algorithmic Bias a Rising Concern for Ed-Tech Field, RAND Researchers Say

A RAND Corporation report on how to mitigate bias in public-policy tools driven by artificial intelligence has implications for K-12 schools. (December 0, )

Read Fine Print on Learning Apps, Experts Warn

To protect students' privacy, school districts must study the service agreements for the educational apps teachers use. (March 28, 2017)

Digital Tools Target ESSA Parent-Engagement Rule

School districts face new demands under federal law to show they're engaging parents in students' education, and many ed-tech companies are trying to address that need. (December 0, )

Ex-FCC Chair Blasts Efforts to Change Lifeline, Net Neutrality, Privacy Rules

Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler blasted his Republican successor, accusing him of using "smokescreens" and "double speak" on key issues affecting K-12 schools. (December 0, )

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Technology Counts 2016: Transforming the Classroom

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Marketplace K-12 Blog

At the Education Business Forum, executives learned how the booming use of technology in schools around the world could open doors and stir competition. (12/11 03:05 pm)
Three major investors in ed-tech said companies looking for investment capital should focus on addressing unmet needs in schools. (12/09 09:53 pm)
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EdTech Researcher Blog

Every effort to improve instruction and learning in schools is an opportunity for professional development for educators and school leaders. (04/21 08:26 am)
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