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Erie Onna Seaster, 3, right, and other children at the Crescent Early Learning Center in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood use an app-based activity earlier this year to support 'high-quality talk' among children, parents, and teachers.
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As platforms evolve, more school districts are using video in professional development to boost teacher collaboration and refine classroom practice.
September 28, 2015 - Education Week
School districts need to make changes to their online credit-recovery programs to focus greater attention on content mastery and evidence of learning gains.
September 22, 2015 - Education Week
Most states will shift to new, computer-based assessments to measure their ELLs' English-language proficiency this school year.
September 22, 2015 - Education Week
Following their study of educational media and technology habits, researchers share three steps to better support Hispanic students.
September 16, 2015 - Education Week
The social media giant is bringing its engineering talents to the K-12 arena by teaming up with the Summit Public Schools on a personalized learning system.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week
Academic researchers are beginning to study what kinds of tech-based exchanges between educators and families bring the biggest academic payoff for students.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week
One year after implementing social media as a central classroom component, teacher Brianna Crowley and her students reflect on how to improve their efforts.
September 9, 2015 - Teacher
The creation of an online platform by ed-tech company Knewton marks the most aggressive attempt yet to mix adaptive tools with open content.
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
Schools and the companies that work with them are being urged to do a better job clearing personal information from student records that are shared with outside organizations.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
Amplify, the education division of Rupert Murdoch's company, is deeply in the red and on the auction block after its ambitious vision failed to materialize.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week

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