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In this 2015 photo, third grader Iyana Simmons works on a coding exercise at Michael Anderson School in Avondale, Ariz.
—Nick Cote for Education Week

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

07/20 02:43 pm | Minecraft Party to Raise Money for Technology in Philly Schools | Philadelphia's mayor and superintendent announced a "kid-safe gaming event" aimed at raising funds for teacher-led classroom technology projects.

EdTech Researcher Blog

07/12 11:58 am | From "EduSpeak" to a Language of Pedagogy | To better define learning, we need to stop using "EduSpeak" and return to the theoretical language of pedagogy.

Vander Ark on Innovation Blog

07/19 08:00 am | Lean School District: 12 Service Delivery Opportunities | How can school district leaders get in front of declining budgets to give their schools the best chance to be successful? Here are 12 school district functional areas where ...

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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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More girls than ever took an AP computer-science exam this year, Seattle nonprofit Code.org announced, calling the results "incredible."
July 19, 2017 – McClatchy-Tribune
Customizing instruction for every student can generate modest gains in math and reading scores, but it can create major implementation challenges for schools.
July 19, 2017 – Education Week
A group of girls from Afghanistan are finally getting their wish of coming to the United States for a robotics competition.
July 13, 2017 – AP
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
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and pediatrician Priscilla Chan will invest hundreds of millions of dollars per year in a new, "whole-child" vision of personalized learning.
June 29, 2017 – Education Week
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

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