Chan-Zuckerberg to Push Ambitious New Vision for Personalized Learning

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and pediatrician Priscilla Chan will invest hundreds of millions of dollars per year in a new, "whole-child" vision of personalized learning. (June 29, 2017)

Poor Students Face Digital Divide in How Teachers Learn to Use Tech

America's most innovative schools constantly help teachers learn to use technology. But in many high-poverty schools, the barriers to good teacher training can seem insurmountable. (June 12, 2017)

Will Online Tools Make Texas Instruments' Graphing Calculators Obsolete?

Startup company Desmos is taking on Texas Instruments with its free, web-based calculator, which is attracting the attention of teachers and test providers. (June 12, 2017)

Trump Names Nominees to Fill Empty FCC Seats, With High Stakes for Schools

If confirmed by the Senate, Republican Brendan Carr and Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel would bring the Federal Communications Commission back to full strength. (December 0, )

3 Shifts in the Use of Ed Tech: Exploring, Personalizing, Closing Equity Gaps

New ISTE CEO Richard Culatta identifies the biggest changes in how technology is affecting teaching and learning. (December 0, )

Webinar: What Kind of ‘Research’ Do K-12 Companies Need for Their Products?

This webinar offers practical tips to help companies develop research or “evidence” that is meaningful to school districts, and also explores how changes in the new federal law, ESSA, will change the research standards for school providers. (December 0, )

Personalized Learning: Modest Gains, Big Challenges, RAND Study Finds

Personalized learning is hard to implement and scale, the RAND Corp. found. But there are promising signs on student achievement, at least in some schools. (December 0, )

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Technology Counts 2017: Classroom Tech: Where Schools Stand

(June 12, 2017)

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Online PD Pays Dividends for Teachers’ Tech Learning, Survey Suggests

Teachers who take online PD are more likely to become “self-directed” users of tech-based professional learning, a survey by Project Tomorrow suggests. (May 17, 2017)

How Ed-Tech Startups Are Navigating the Data-Privacy Maze

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University interviewed six startup companies about data privacy and found that they believed investors lacked “meaningful interest” in the issue. (May 19, 2017)

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