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The latest news about technology in education, including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

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.

Spotlight on Aligning Curriculum and Technology

This Spotlight explores how districts are using technology to improve student learning, introducing games into classrooms, and using multimedia resources across the subject areas.

Issue Backgrounder

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Technology in Education

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Special Collections

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

04/20 02:27 pm | Augmented, Virtual Reality Yet to Gain Traction in K-12, Survey Finds | Just 5 percent of U.S. teachers say they are currently using augmented- or virtual-reality technologies in their classrooms, according to Project Tomorrow.

EdTech Researcher Blog

04/21 08:26 am | Projects that Learn | Every effort to improve instruction and learning in schools is an opportunity for professional development for educators and school leaders.

Vander Ark on Innovation Blog

04/26 08:00 am | Why I'm Post Policy and Pro-Innovation | The last quarter century of U.S. education was a bet on policy that didn't quite work as well as we'd hoped. Here are six reasons to support innovations in learning ...

Related Webinars

Education Technology Webinars

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

Chat Transcript

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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January 25, 2017 – Education Week
The E-rate program, state broadband initiatives, and technological improvements continue to yield big gains in K-12 internet connectivity, according to a new analysis by EducationSuperHighway.
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
Education officials are wrestling with how they would protect student data if the Trump administration tried to use it for immigration-enforcement purposes.
January 18, 2017 – Education Week
Schools are being hit with a form of malware that locks away computer files unless they can be restored from backups or a ransom is paid.
January 11, 2017 – Education Week
Educators find themselves behind the eight ball, expected to help students negotiate everything from internet hoaxes to partisan policy advocacy disguised as unbiased news.
December 14, 2016 – Education Week
Letter to the Editor
Provider's Reach Misrepresented
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Schools are paying renewed attention to researchers' warnings that the "blue light" from mobile devices can shake the sleep patterns of children and teenagers.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Young black teenagers embrace computers as integral to their futures, but they need more opportunities to learn to code and innovate with technology, according to a national survey.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
Is the digital revolution transforming literacy instruction in the nation’s schools? Should it? In a new report, Education Week takes a look.
November 9, 2016 – Education Week

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