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In this 2015 photo, third grader Iyana Simmons works on a coding exercise at Michael Anderson School in Avondale, Ariz.
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Technology in Education: An Overview

From blended learning to computerized testing, digital and online technologies are reshaping the classroom experience for millions of students. (February 5, 2016)

Spotlight on Personalized Learning

In this Spotlight, discover how schools are using technology to customize student learning, how educators are personalizing literacy instruction, and learn about the successes and challenges of personalized learning efforts to date.

Spotlight on Leaders in Technology and Innovation

In this Spotlight, meet leaders who are using technology and innovation to enhance instruction and prepare students for a changing world.

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Quiz Yourself: STEM Education
How much do you know about what ESSA says regarding STEM Education, how the best programs are training and developing STEM teachers, and how districts are using resources to expand STEM instruction?

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Rewarding Failure: An Education Week Investigation of the Cyber Charter Industry
With growing evidence that the nation's cyber charter schools are plagued by serious academic and management problems, Education Week conducted a months-long investigation into what is happening in this niche sector of K-12 schooling.

Digital Directions
Education Week's destination site for ed-tech leaders, educators, and advocates, Digital Directions provides daily content on the latest trends, issues, and developments in ed tech.

Digital Education Blog

06/23 08:52 am | ISTE 2017: Google, Tech Titans to Make Their Pitches Directly to Educators | At least 15,000 educators are expected to converge on San Antonio for the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education.

EdTech Researcher Blog

06/19 07:59 am | The Power of Paradigms to Transform Education | Paradigms can serve as a catalyst for change with educational technology or become an anchor preventing the spread of new ideas.

Vander Ark on Innovation Blog

06/21 08:00 am | The Platform Revolution That Will Power Personalized Learning | While still in the early stages of development, platform networks will bring network effects to K-12 education, making it easier for educators to create powerful personalized ...

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Education Technology Webinars

These virtual broadcasts address the use of technology in the classroom, including 1-to-1 digital initiatives, blended learning, and more.

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Rolling Out a 1-to-1 Program: Rochester City's Path
The chief technology officer and the curriculum chief in the Rochester, N.Y., school district discussed how they are tapping the expertise of their curriculum, teaching, and technology staffs to plan a three-year rollout of a 1-to-1 digital initiative.

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Students need to learn to question and transform technology’s role in society, write Florence R. Sullivan and Jill Denner.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
AdvancED is expanding its school improvement contracting as states prepare for the Every Student Succeeds Act rollout, even as some caution about the potential for it to become both judge and service provider.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
K-12 educators have a challenging road ahead in improving their use of technology. And that is why reporting on the state of school technology is more important than ever.
June 14, 2017 – Education Week
America's most innovative schools constantly help teachers learn to use technology. But in many high-poverty schools, the barriers to good teacher training can seem insurmountable.
June 14, 2017 – Education Week
Better research will help schools evolve toward more creative use of classroom technology, ed-tech leaders predict.
June 14, 2017 – Education Week
Educators are now considering televisions in place of classroom projectors, but concerns about adaptability remain.
June 14, 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
Online simulations, high-tech equipment, and student-owned digital devices are opening up a world of experimentation for science classes.
June 14, 2017 – Education Week
Educators report there are fewer social-studies-specific digital learning tools than for subjects such as math, which are part of the Common Core State Standards.
June 14, 2017 – Education Week
Teachers are using online tools to change the way students write, collaborate, and get feedback in the classroom.
June 14, 2017 – Education Week

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