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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 Digital Curriculum

In this Spotlight, learn about the role of digital curriculum in personalizing student learning and how educators are selecting and deploying digital content in the classroom.

Spotlight on Digital Math Instruction

In this Spotlight, learn how educators are using technology to personalize instruction, facilitate hands-on learning, and boost student engagement in math.

Digital Education Blog

10/24 09:02 am | Pediatricians Shift Stance on Electronic Media Use for Young Children | Instead of urging a blanket prohibition on media use for children under 2 years old, the American Academy of Pediatricians urges families to adopt a personalized "media ...

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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.

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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.

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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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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
Students with poor online access at home find themselves at a disadvantage in today’s digital education world.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week
Larenz Davis, 15, and his mother, LaToya Staten, talk about the benefits and challenges of teenagers using multiple digital devices to complete homework assignments. Larenz and his brother, Cameron, use a diverse roster of tech tools at home.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week
An district in Orange County, Fla. curates content from various commercial partners to use in its lessons.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week
A free online library of instructional materials created in New York state to align with the common-core standards has generated a vast audience.
June 10, 2015 – Education Week

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