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Students at Beaver Country Day School in the affluent Boston suburb of Chestnut Hill, shown here in the school’s lobby, do not take standardized tests.
—Erik Jacobs for Education Week

Elite Private Schools Use Wide Range of Ed-Tech Strategies

The approaches diverge from those taken by most of their public school counterparts, but experts suggest the tactics and strategies could be replicated. (March 24, 2015)

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While many educators find benefits to using tech-based instructional materials, they find a mix of digital and print works best for their students.
April 14, 2015 - Education Week
An Arizona school system is one of a number of districts around the country to install Wi-Fi devices on its school buses, with the goal of allowing students to schoolwork during their rides to and from school.
April 13, 2015 - Education Week
At the Intrinsic Schools' first permanent campus, located in a former lumberyard in Chicago, students and teachers are working in spaces designed to support blended learning and a mix of individualized and group instruction.
April 13, 2015 - Education Week
The approaches diverge from those taken by most of their public school counterparts, but experts suggest the tactics and strategies could be replicated.
March 24, 2015 - Education Week
The regional partnerships among school districts, research organizations, private companies, and other groups are emerging around the world to address educational challenges.
March 17, 2015 - Education Week
New Hampshire schools demonstrate how competency-based education offers a positive, skills-based approach to standards learning, writes Ronald A. Wolk.
March 17, 2015 - Education Week
Educational technology is booming, but its innovators have largely ignored the science behind how children learn, writes Matthew Muench.
March 3, 2015 - Education Week
One of the leading proponents of differentiated instruction, Carol Ann Tomlinson, writes a spirited defense of the teaching practice.
January 27, 2015 - Education Week
Good laws are important, but they aren't the only key to successful charter schools, Nina Rees and Todd Ziebarth say.
January 20, 2015 - Education Week
January 20, 2015 - Education Week

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