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Leo Ramos and Amy Pendray of the Long Beach district in California look on as educators from Avalon Elementary School, on Santa Catalina Island, review a new course on formative assessment.
—David Walter Banks for Education Week

Long Beach District Sets Course to Personalize Teacher PD

The closely watched California district recently launched a "myPD" platform to help teachers select their own training paths. (September 28, 2015)

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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05/20 04:25 pm | Report Urges Changes in State Policies, Funding in Support of 'Personalized Learning' | Rethinking how students accumulate academic credit and supporting "competency-based" learning modules among key prescriptions in an iNACOL report.

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For many students, cellphones have become a modern security blanket and an impediment to learning, warns former Montana teacher of the year Steve Gardiner.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
Researchers at the recent American Educational Research Association summit discussed findings on socioeconomic disparities in how K-12 technology is used, and ed-tech's potential as a tool for social justice.
April 19, 2016 - Education Week
Teachers of art history are introducing students to great works with new precision through high-resolution images, immersive technologies, YouTube videos, and other platforms and digital systems.
April 15, 2016 - Education Week
The new technology, which allows for the transmission of data free of a centralized authority, has drawn the curiosity of the ed-tech community.
March 15, 2016 - Education Week
The Federal Trade Commission is taking a closer look at the evidence behind "brain training" products designed to boost students' attention and working memory.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
Despite their ideological differences, the two groups have found common ground in their advocacy for protecting the privacy of student data.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
January 5, 2016 - Education Week
January 5, 2016 - Education Week
As big districts like New York and Chicago gear up to teach computer science, the coding lessons are already going full tilt in Avondale, Ariz., schools.
December 8, 2015 - Education Week
Principal Tim Lauer shares how he uses technology to balance extended classroom visits with his other leadership responsibilities.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week

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