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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.

Quiz Yourself: 1-to-1 Technology How much do you know about 1-to-1 technology initiatives in schools, how teachers are using technology in classroom instruction, and what the next frontier of the 1-to-1 model may look like?

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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

05/24 03:12 pm | Are Trump's Proposed Cuts to Title IV Really a 'Body Blow' to K-12 Ed-Tech? | After authorizing $1.6 billion that districts could use for technology, Congress appropriated one-fourth that amount. President Trump now wants to eliminate the funds ...

EdTech Researcher Blog

05/17 05:41 pm | Teaching 21st Century Skills Requires More Than Just Technology | To foster the 21st-century skills of communication and collaboration in students requires more than just access to Google docs.

Vander Ark on Innovation Blog

05/22 08:00 am | AltSchool: Designing the Future of Learning | For the past four years, AltSchool has been building a technology-enabled network to empower and connect families, students and teachers. Learn more about what else this ...

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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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How is a district to choose in a curriculum landscape that includes open educational resources, digital 'playlists,' teacher-designed lessons, and old-fashioned textbooks?
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
Here are answers to your most basic questions about OER, the movement to share curricula and teaching resources online.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
Some schools are betting on algorithm-driven playlists to customize lessons for students, but the technology doesn't come cheap—at least not yet.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
To protect students' privacy, school districts must study the service agreements for the educational apps teachers use.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
Here's advice for teachers and school district leaders on some commonly used terms to look out for in the terms-of-service agreements on educational applications.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
Educators are turning to Twitter, Skype, and other technology tools to bring real, live writers into their classrooms.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week
Federal and state agencies are supporting a wide range of education and workforce-development efforts aimed at countering digital security threats.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week
The Ohio education department determined that nine full-time online charter schools overstated their enrollment. The schools say the state's methods are "blatantly unfair."
March 8, 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
As they wrestle with how best to engage students in learning about a sharply divided U.S. government, teachers are finding middle ground in a digital game.
March 1, 2017 – Education Week

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