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04/24 12:41 pm | Policymaking and Innovation Mindsets | About a week into my tenure as the director of the new Race to the Top program in 2009, I found myself enmeshed in policy conversations that were wholly unfamiliar to me. "I ...
04/21 02:01 am | Leveraging the Core Budget to Change America's Schools | Across Reynoldsburg City School District (RCS), personalization of learning is increasingly achieved at the classroom and individual student level through the shift to blended ...
04/17 01:55 pm | A Survey of Performance Assessment and Mastery Tracking Tools | It's testing season and lots of kids are taking multiple choice tests--more online than last year but lots of the same old item types. It's part of a 100 year old 'teach then ...

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04/04 02:12 pm | So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodnight | One last post before we hit the road. A thank you to our readers and the EdWeek staff, and a review of the progress we have made since launch.
03/11 03:59 pm | There Is No Bubble in Educational Technology: Not For Businesses That Actually Make Sense | Many people are wondering whether there is a bubble in educational technology. Has too much venture capital been invested in the sector? Have valuations gotten too high? My ...
02/12 10:17 am | Datapalooza: How the Federal Government is Easing the College Process | Datapalooza highlighted the strengthening bond between the federal government and new apps and websites (for profit and nonprofit alike) seeking to streamline and educate the ...

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04/23 10:51 am | The Ed-Tech Startup Bonanza and Fed Policy | The EdTech start-up boom is more a result of Federal Reserve monetary policy than changing conditions in schools or learners' lives.
04/16 10:57 am | Nudging, Priming, and Motivating in Blended Learning | The first in a three post series on challenges and opportunities with blended learning: a emerging series of online interventions to boost motivation and engagement based on ...
04/13 11:05 pm | Blended Learning, But The Data Are Useless | The first in a three post series on challenges and opportunities with blended learning, starting with getting to actionable data.
For decades, advertising has promised faster, better, easier learning with technology, Larry Cuban writes.
April 16, 2013 - Education Week
Allowing carefully chosen brands in public schools would help schools today and the economy in years to come, Mickey Freeman writes.
November 6, 2012 - Education Week
Technology isn't a silver bullet, says Salman Khan, but when used appropriately, it can enable teachers to lead differentiated and interactive classrooms.
October 1, 2012 - Education Week
Yong Zhao asks how leaders can push for both entrepreneurial thinking and high standardized-test scores in schools.
July 17, 2012 - Education Week
Once shunned in the bolted-down classroom, nonconformity is finding its way back into school buildings by design, writes David Holahan.
July 13, 2012 - Education Week
The federal government can be a driving force for school improvement if we pay attention to history, write Patrick McGuinn, Larry Berger, and David Stevenson.
May 3, 2012 - Education Week
It may be easy to dismiss the ideas of young education entrepreneurs, but they could transform the K-12 landscape, Phoenix M. Wang writes.
November 8, 2011 - Education Week
The intuitive and creative designs of Apple products have changed our relationship to technology—once distant, it's now far more accessible, writes Greg Gunn.
October 18, 2011 - Education Week

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