Companies trying to sell ed-tech products to school districts often face significant barriers, including arcane purchasing systems and difficulty reaching decision makers
June 9, 2014 - Education Week
Three additional states have applied for waivers from the No Child Left Behind Act, bringing the list of states that have sought flexibility from the law to 47.
March 5, 2013 - Education Week
Many educators are turning to digital games to teach students about personal finance and investing.
November 16, 2009 - Education Week
Some teachers are experimenting with the popular microblogging tool as an effective way of distributing assignments and engaging students in content and collaborative lessons.
October 16, 2009 - Education Week
Better use of data has remained high on the district’s priority list as a key tactic for improving student achievement.
September 22, 2009 - Education Week
Schools urged to develop policies and programs to curb students’ use of cellphones to share nude or sexually provocative photos.
June 16, 2009 - Education Week
Lawmakers are mulling restrictions and budget cuts for the state’s nationally known virtual school.
April 28, 2009 - Education Week
The discussion centers around whether e-learning is really more cost effective than traditional brick-and-mortar schooling.
March 16, 2009 - Education Week
Electronic visits grow as schools cut back on off-campus excursions to save money during tough economic times.
February 10, 2009 - Education Week
New educational uses of cellphones are challenging the bans many districts have adopted to prevent students from using the wireless devices on campus.
January 6, 2009 - Education Week
Their plans for using technology to improve schools differ on specifics, but Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain have each taken the position that educational improvement efforts should be firmly supported using technology.
October 10, 2008 - Education Week
There’s a war of sorts going on within the normally staid assessment industry, and it’s a war over the definition of a type of assessment that many educators understand in only the sketchiest fashion.
September 16, 2008 - Education Week
A small but growing movement of K-12 educators is latching on to educational resources that are “open,” or free for others to use, change, and republish on Web sites that promote sharing.
July 10, 2008 | Updated: April 7, 2012 - Education Week
Under pressure to raise graduation rates, some high schools are turning to online courses to help faltering students.
May 19, 2008 - Education Week
The new models may help revive confidence in 1-to-1 laptop programs, which some school districts have backed away from in recent years because of the high cost of standard laptops.
April 21, 2008 | Updated: April 7, 2012 - Education Week
Companies are offering schools a new generation of high-tech instruments for collecting and analyzing data from the physical world.
March 24, 2008 - Education Week
Building an ethical playbook for dealing with IT vendors could save your job.
March 5, 2008 | Updated: April 7, 2012 - Digital Directions
A growing number of K-12 educators are using the technology to share assignments, homework, classroom assessments, and other information with students and their parents.
February 22, 2008 - Education Week
Tech literacy does not factor into the law’s school accountability provisions, and most states do not administer separate tech-literacy tests statewide.
January 29, 2008 - Education Week
A software group recently highlighted fledgling educational technology “innovations” at a New York City gathering designed to help their developers connect with potential backers.
December 18, 2007 - Education Week
Some educational-video providers are shifting toward online distribution, much like their counterparts in the entertainment industry.
November 12, 2007 - Education Week
Not all educators agree that the best ways to teach mathematics include giving students electronic calculators. But many do.
October 16, 2007 - Education Week
Even though some schools and educators have embraced all-digital curriculum materials, California's multimedia experiment remains largely an exception.
September 18, 2007 - Education Week
The deal could vault the Houghton Mifflin Co. to the top of the K-12 portion of the U.S. education publishing market.
July 31, 2007 - Education Week
A pair of programs in Mesa, Ariz., blend mathematics with flight simulators, aeronautics, and even mock space-shuttle missions.
June 19, 2007 - Education Week
Educators hope to get a better read on what their students know and what they should target in planning their classroom instruction.
May 8, 2007 - Education Week
New courses will help children to learn to think like computer scientists.
April 3, 2007 - Education Week
A series of roundtables with education “stakeholders” will explore ways that technology can improve education.
April 3, 2007 - Education Week
Nonprofit grantees are hiring firms to develop online educational materials for public schools.
February 27, 2007 - Education Week
Disappointing numbers fuel call for steps aimed at boosting student participation.
January 23, 2007 - Education Week