How Virtual Reality Is Helping Train New Teachers

The technology offers a middle ground between college classwork and a real K-12 classroom, experts say. (September 5, 2017)

Districts Using Social Media, Digital Tools to Keep Education Afloat After Hurricanes

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, school districts are using digital communication tools and online learning options to update and connect with parents, students, and teachers. (December 0, )

Cellphones, Apps Power Learning for Syrian Refugees

United Nations agencies have facilitated ed-tech programs for students in refugee camps worldwide, but the Syrian conflict has drawn an especially high level of involvement. (September 5, 2017)

The NY Times Tackled Teachers and Ed Tech. Social Media Responded.

Technology companies courting influential teachers to promote their products has raised ethics concerns—and the practice has attracted critical media attention. (December 0, )

From Rescues to Relief, Principals' Response to Harvey Aided By Ed Tech

From Facebook to Google to a popular text-messaging app, principals have used ed tech to support colleagues dealing with Hurricane Harvey. (December 0, )

New Tool Alerts Teachers When Students Give Up on Tests

What can you learn when students give up on the test? A new measure offers clues. (September 5, 2017)

Coding, Robotics, Makerspaces Poised to Grow in Schools, Report Says

Researchers consulted 61 education and technology experts to forecast the five-year impact of emerging technologies in K-12 schools. (September 12, 2017)

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Technology Counts 2017: Classroom Tech: Where Schools Stand

(June 12, 2017)

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Cloud Computing Market Soon to Expand in Education Sector, Report Finds

As more schools and universities embrace online learning, cloud computing’s popularity is on the rise, according to a new report by Technavio. (May 17, 2017)

Curriculum Associates Strikes Deal With Berkshire Partners–and Huge Donation Goes to Charity

Berkshire Partners LLC has announced a capital partnership with Curriculum Associates, in a deal that will result in $200 million in donations going to a university and a Boston philanthropy. (May 19, 2017)

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