E-Learning

The latest news about online learning, including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

Educators are becoming more likely to use Web-based tools in their classrooms.
—Project Tomorrow 2016

Digital Learning Games Breaking Into K-12 Mainstream

The number of teachers in the United States using games in their classrooms has doubled over the past six years, a new nationwide survey shows. (May 31, 2016)

Spotlight on Using Technology for Classroom Collaboration

In this Spotlight, see how you can dig deeper into your library’s digital resources, integrate instruction with your student’s devices, and develop out-of-school learning opportunities that connect to the world.

Spotlight on Enabling the Digital Classroom

In this Spotlight, see how districts are using technology to improve formative assessments, look at programs expanding the use of distance learning, and hear how teachers manage technology in their classrooms.

Digital Education Blog

09/27 10:27 am | Ohio Cyber Charter Dramatically Inflated Attendance, State Audit Finds | Attendance and login records show that Ohio's Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow was paid for 9,000 students more than it should have been, according to a state audit.

On-Demand Webinars

E-Learning Goes Global
E-learning brings advanced courses, expert teachers, and an awareness of life in other countries to students around the globe.

E-Learning in the Age of Choice
In this webinar, our guests provided useful tips for school administrators and K-12 policymakers on how to navigate virtual learning options.

How to Secure and Manage the Untethered Classroom
In this webinar, our guests discuss the ideas around today's learning process, challenges that exist, and tips on how to effectively manage the untethered classroom.

Creating Learning Connections: Effective Use of Social Media in the Classroom
In this webinar, experts discussed the use of digital technology in classroom instruction, offering practical tips on using social media and creating collaborative learning environments.

Chat Transcript

E-Learning Creates Foreign Connections
Our guests in this chat outlined some of the challenges and successes they’ve encountered as a result of virtual foreign exchanges.

Special Collection

E-Learning Special Reports
These special reports from the team at Education Week Digital Directions aim to highlight the process made in the e-learning arena, as well as the administrative funding, and policy barriers that some experts say are slowing its growth.

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Leadership, professional development, and hands-on learning were on the minds of nearly 20,000 educational technology enthusiasts who attended the ISTE annual conference in Philadelphia.
July 8, 2015 – Education Week
Schools are learning hard lessons about the difficulties of putting in place 1-to-1 computing programs and digital curricula initiatives meant to encourage innovation and fuel academic growth.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week
A mountain of evidence indicates that educators have been painfully slow to use technology to change and improve the ways they teach.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week
Jessica B. Heppen, a managing researcher for the American Institutes for Research, conducted a study of the LAUSD's massive, and deeply troubled, ed-tech effort.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week
Schools wrestle with whether to use a variety of devices or to rely heavily on one type of technology to build their 1-to-1 computing programs.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week
Errors by districts rolling out device initiatives are serving as warnings for education leaders implementing new programs.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week
The advent of this "modular" delivery option for digital content has major implications for the education publishing industry and for school districts themselves.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week
While some school officials still fear "bring-your-own-device" efforts will disrupt learning, others say the eclectic mix of technologies is proving to be effective.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week
Social and educational priorities are often at odds when students use digital tools outside of school, prompting many parents to keep a close eye on such use.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week
Districts moving to integrate more digital tools into learning should invest heavily in teacher training, visit other model districts, and make content a high priority, experts say.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week

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