—Charles Mostoller for Education Week

Why Ed Tech Is Not Transforming How Teachers Teach

A mountain of evidence indicates that educators have been painfully slow to use technology to change and improve the ways they teach. (June 10, 2015)

—Josh Richie for Education Week

Districts Learn Lessons on 1-to-1 From Others' Missteps

Errors by districts rolling out device initiatives are serving as warnings for education leaders implementing new programs. (June 10, 2015)

The E-Rate Overhaul in 4 Easy Charts

An overhaul of the federal E-rate program will boost funding for high-speed broadband and Wi-Fi in schools and libraries—and shift money away from other services, as shown in FCC data. (June 2, 2015)

Digital Needs Fuel Common-Core Curricular Choices

School districts are putting technology experts at the head of the table in the labor-intensive process of choosing curricula for common-core instruction. (June 10, 2015)

Personalized Learning: More Teacher, Less Algorithm?

Many in the ed-tech sector believe algorithms are key to customizing education, but the most compelling examples of personalized learning are driven by teacher-student relationships. (June 8, 2015)

N.Y. 'Open' Education Effort Draws Users Nationwide

A free online library of instructional materials created in New York state to align with the common-core standards has generated a vast audience. (June 9, 2015)

—Ian C. Bates for Education Week

Districts Put Open Educational Resources to Work

A pair of K-12 systems in Washington state have devoted a lot of time and money to adopting the digital materials, efforts they believe will pay off. (June 10, 2015)

Special Report

Digital Advances Reshaping K-12 Testing

(March 10, 2014)

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Marketplace K-12 Blog

McGraw-Hill Education CTB is selling off major portions of its testing business to Data Recognition Corporation, including its state assessment work. (07/02 02:35 pm)
In the years to come, K-12 districts will increasingly demand ed-tech products that can help build student creativity and independent thinking, the Horizon Report predicts. (07/02 02:21 pm)
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One of the signature findings of MOOC research is the tremendous diversity of MOOC learners. How can we serve them best? (07/02 02:38 pm)
Two research studies show that students appreciate the flexibility to pursue MOOCs at their own pace, but they benefit from returning regularly to the course activities. (07/02 01:58 pm)
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