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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

05/03 06:47 am | Amid Internet Addiction Fears, 'Balanced' Tech Diet for Teens Recommended | Almost 60 percent of parents feel their teens are addicted to their mobile devices, according to a new survey from Common Sense Media.

EdTech Researcher Blog

04/29 01:23 pm | Digital Leadership: A New Paradigm Shift | Today's school leaders are expected to be collaborative, knowledgeable, and in possession of a new set of technology skills.

Vander Ark on Innovation Blog

05/02 08:00 am | Chavez Schools: Where Grads Leave Ready to Make a Difference | On a recent trip to Washington, D.C., we had a chance to visit Chavez Schools, where students are encouraged to develop a sense of agency and learn the skills of advocacy.

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The Accountability Push in Virtual Learning
Join us on April 9, as our guests will discuss why accountability is so important for virtual schools, what they are doing to ensure high-quality learning for students, and what challenges they face in meeting that goal.

Special Collections

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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New evidence of a "mode effect" on 2014-15 PARCC exams prompts a fresh look at research on the comparability of computer and paper-based assessments.
February 23, 2016 - Education Week
February 23, 2016 - Education Week
February 23, 2016 - Education Week
A growing share of the U.S. labor force works from home, and a handful of tech-savvy school districts in Alabama, Minnesota, and New Jersey have taken note.
February 16, 2016 - Education Week
Teacher Kimberly Long shares how educators can use students' formative and summative data to make powerful changes in the classroom for a dynamic learning environment.
February 10, 2016 - Teacher
The Federal Trade Commission is taking a closer look at the evidence behind "brain training" products designed to boost students' attention and working memory.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
Despite their ideological differences, the two groups have found common ground in their advocacy for protecting the privacy of student data.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week

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