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09/29 09:50 pm | A New Start on Accountability | Three of my favorite policy analysts kicked off a blog series intended to prompt a productive dialogue around fixing school accountability systems (#TheNewAccountability). ...
09/24 09:19 am | Time to Rewrite the Code, But How? | The shift to blended, personalized, and competency-based learning suggests a dramatic change in state education policy. Legislators at the NCSL Jobs Summit in San Jose last ...
09/22 12:04 pm | New Book Outlines 7 Keys to Smart Cities | New tools and schools make clear the potential for innovation. New ways to personalize learning, encourage more student agency, and extend the reach of great teachers signal ...

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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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09/25 12:13 pm | Towards a Pedagogy for Tablets: From Consumption to Curation and Creation | Tom Daccord and I have recently published a new ebook, iPads in the Classroom: From Consumption to Curation and Creation, from the newly formed EdTechTeacher Press, ...
09/14 10:58 pm | Three Lessons from the History of Education Technology | How new technologies impact teacher practice, student equity, and the rhetoric of change and transformation.
09/07 08:41 pm | Strike Zone Cameras Ruined Baseball, and Implications for Education | A story about baseball, and the predictably unpredictable consequences of introducing new technologies into complex systems of humans and machines.
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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