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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)

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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.

EdTech Researcher Blog

05/24 10:56 am | Filling the Gap Between 'Ed' and 'Tech' | Educators and ed-tech companies need to foster a more robust and collaborative relationship in order to further innovate classrooms and schools.

Vander Ark on Innovation Blog

05/25 08:00 am | Supporting English Language Learners with Next-Gen Tools | A new Getting Smart publication addresses the importance of supporting English Language Learners through next-gen and technological tools that can support language ...

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Technology Counts 2012
The 15th edition of Education Week’s annual report on educational technology tackles the shift in the virtual education landscape, where the rise in popularity is intersecting with a call for greater accountability.

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.

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March 15, 2016 - Education Week
March 15, 2016 - Education Week
A classroom-based laboratory at Washington State University allows researchers to study what goes on in the brain and the body when students are learning alongside their peers.
March 8, 2016 - Education Week
Ill-timed glitches in the administration of online assessments have spurred lawmakers in several states to push bills that would crack down on testing companies.
March 8, 2016 - Education Week
After learning hard lessons in Newark, N.J., the young billionaire is shifting his focus to educational technology, shaking up the world of K-12 philanthropy.
March 7, 2016 - Education Week
In an exclusive interview with Education Week, the Facebook CEO talks about why he is shifting his K-12 giving priorities to personalized learning.
March 7, 2016 - Education Week
Video resources for teachers are abundant, but they often oversimplify the challenges of classroom practice, argue Jean Moon and Sarah Michaels.
March 2, 2016 - Teacher
The state pulled the plug on new online tests aligned to the common core, but school leaders in Kingsport, Tenn., see it as a temporary setback in implementing the news standards and assessments.
February 29, 2016 - Education Week

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