The Maker Movement, Equity, and Schools: Researcher Q&A

As K-12 schools embrace maker education, researchers and practitioners are wrestling with how to ensure a focus on diversity and inclusion. (December 0, )

Ed-Tech Company Executive Testifies in Trial of Alabama House Speaker

A top official at Edgenuity testified that his organization paid Alabama's House Speaker $7,500 a month to connect him with legislative leaders around the country. (December 0, )

Pearson CEO Fallon Talks Common Core, Rise of ‘Open’ Resources

It will take “the better part of a generation” for the benefits of the common core to flow completely through the system, because of the deep changes the standards will bring, the executive argues. (December 0, )

Harvard Researchers Probe Student Time Spent Using DreamBox Math Software

The more time students spent using DreamBox software, the larger their gains in achievement, according to a study by Harvard's Center for Education Policy Research. (September 17, 2015)

New Report Finds Fault in K-12 Computer Science Education

A new report by the Information and Technology Innovation Foundation argues that the STEM education push has left computer science behind. (September 17, 2015)

Microsoft Releases Early Version of Minecraft for Educators

In the education version of the popular game, students can explore subjects ranging from science and engineering to history as they re-create places and events. (December 0, )

Tablets Pose Challenges for Online Test Takers, Studies Finding

Researchers are finding signs of "device effects" for online tests administered in some grades and subjects, and for certain types of assessment items. (December 0, )

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Digital Advances Reshaping K-12 Testing

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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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