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Data Dive: Devices and Software Flooding Into Classrooms

Students have access to more ed tech than ever, but teachers remain untrained and students aren't using tech creatively. (June 12, 2017)

Spotlight on Technology in the Classroom

Education technology is evolving at a fast pace and this Spotlight takes a closer look at innovative high-tech resources that are transforming classrooms and learning.

Spotlight on Aligning Curriculum and Technology

Technology is dramatically altering K-12 curriculum, and this Spotlight explores how districts are using technology to improve student learning, introducing games into classrooms, and using multimedia resources across the subject areas.

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10/19 04:27 pm | CSforAll Announces Computer Science Pledges from Over 170 Organizations | Most address persistent challenges in the field—like teacher training, curriculum resources, and accessible out-of-school time programs.

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Recent incidents represent a convergence of issues that are increasingly bedeviling K-12 systems: inappropriate social media use and cybersecurity threats.
October 11, 2017 – Education Week
School leaders and teachers in districts upended by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have relied on Twitter, Facebook, and learning platforms to get messages and academic lessons to families and students.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
United Nations agencies have facilitated ed-tech programs for students in refugee camps worldwide, but the Syrian conflict has drawn an especially high level of involvement.
September 6, 2017 – Education Week
New technologies and a shifting legal landscape challenge school administrators grappling with student sexting incidents.
August 23, 2017 – Education Week
From shooting threats to Nazi chat groups, students have been punished by school officials for their posts on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and YouTube.
June 29, 2017 – Education Week
Startup company Desmos is taking on Texas Instruments with its free, web-based calculator, which is attracting the attention of teachers and test providers.
June 14, 2017 – Education Week
The same technology that keeps kids glued to their smart phones is being used by some schools as protection against sexual assaults.
May 22, 2017 – AP
Students have access to more ed tech than ever, but teachers remain untrained and students aren't using tech creatively.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
Despite the recent scaling up of the open educational resources movement, the report also found a shift in district officials' preferences for proprietary digital resources.
April 19, 2017 – Education Week
A handful of education schools are using the technology to provide feedback to teaching candidates in residence at schools throughout the country.
March 8, 2017 – Education Week

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