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12/18 02:00 am | Fostering an Innovation Mindset Online | In addition to knowledge and skills, research in the last five years suggests that mindset matters--for academic success today and for careers down the road. Mindset matters ...
12/15 02:00 am | Betting on a Better Counseling Approach for College and Careers | Low-income students deserve new solutions that empower them as informed consumers of postsecondary education and training options. There's tremendous potential for ed ...
12/08 02:00 am | New Study Shows Benefits of Visual, Game-Based Math | A WestEd study showed significant achievement gains from the use of visual, game-based ST Math in 129 California elementary schools. The blended-learning math program, ...

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04/03 01:20 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 03:26 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 ...
01/30 11:55 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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12/15 10:41 am | Some Thoughts and Data from Teach to One about Recent Study | New Classrooms, the non-profit behind Teach to One: Math, offers some additional data and insights about the recent study by Teachers College professor Douglas Ready.
12/10 03:09 pm | Explaining MOOC Completion and Retention in the Context of Student Intent | A conversation with a journalist at the Chronicle of Higher Education reveals I could have done a better job explaining findings from a new paper about MOOC completion rates ...
12/05 08:36 pm | Teach To One Blended Math Study Results Similar to Other Computer-Assisted Math Instruction | A recent study on Teach To One: Math, a descendent of the School of One, shows similar results to other computer-assisted, adaptive learning programs in mathematics.
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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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