June 17, 2009
Digital Directions attempts to address the gap between the widespread use of digital tools in society and the workplace and the general lack of such use in classrooms.
Ed-tech administrators are spending more time evaluating a variety of electronic gradebook products and their capabilities.
What specific skills do online teachers need? That is a question being asked more and more in light of the continued growth of e-learning in school districts across the country.
District leaders should prepare for stimulus funding for broadband telecommunications connections—and make sure they get a fair cut of it.
Are U.S. students' tech skills keeping up with their international peers?
For some schools, the future is now, at least when it comes to incorporating some of the features of 21st-century classrooms.
Teachers around the country are beginning to fashion curriculum and lessons around nanotechnology, one of the fastest-growing areas of scientific research.
Can simulated labs in some science courses take the place of real-world experiments? The College Board has been trying to determine the answer.
Is e-learning really more cost-effective than traditional, brick-and-mortar schooling?
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GADGETS & GAMES
Gadgets & Games
There is a growing movement in schools to incorporate digital games and simulations into classrooms as a tool for raising achievement and preparing students for the technological challenges ahead of them.
GADGETS & GAMES
Student-response systems are becoming a popular tool for elementary and secondary classrooms after years of use in college lecture halls.
Ed-tech leaders’ interest in cloud computing is growing because they see it as an effective way to cut down on the cost of acquiring and maintaining information technology.
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