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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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Digital Education Blog

07/01 10:47 am | Former Ind. Official Accused of Ethics Violations in Ed-Tech Job Move | The Indiana GOP wants a former state education official investigated after he left the government to work for N2N Services, an ed-tech subcontractor that had received $573,000 ...

EdTech Researcher Blog

06/30 10:09 pm | What We Learned From Talking with 100 MOOC Students | When faced with challenges, online learners draw on resources from their workstations, diverse online spaces, and their network of friends and family.

Vander Ark on Innovation Blog

06/29 08:00 am | Superintendents Aim to Redefine Readiness | The national Redefining Ready! campaign was launched by the AASA to more fully communicate readiness for college, careers and life. Here is a recap of what was learned.

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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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Despite his low-tech background, Summit Public Schools' CAO is central to the charter network's move toward customized student learning.
March 28, 2016 – Education Week
A long-running collaboration in Gwinnett County schools is pushing to make the most out of predictive analytics.
March 28, 2016 – Education Week
When the district’s chief technology and chief academic officers are one person, bureaucratic delays aren’t an issue.
March 28, 2016 – Education Week
Years of planning have gone into the upstate New York district’s evolving efforts to put computers into the hands of nearly every student.
March 28, 2016 – Education Week
When voters approved a huge technology project in Beaverton schools, it was clear that a shift was needed in the district's tech and instruction departments.
March 28, 2016 – Education Week
Educational technology can help students develop important social and emotional skills and character traits, concludes a report from the World Economic Forum and the Boston Consulting Group.
March 23, 2016 – Education Week
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Writer David Denby talks about how he wrote his new book to understand how today's students consume the written word.
March 16, 2016 – Education Week

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