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Data A New Digital Divide? Low-Income Students See More Ads in the Tech Their Schools Use
Students from the lowest-income families are the most likely to attend schools that do not systematically vet their education technology.
Arianna Prothero, February 14, 2024
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Privacy & Security Saturn Is a New App for High Schoolers. Here’s Why It Has Educators Concerned
Saturn is billed as a time-management app, but experts see potential privacy concerns in allowing it broad access to students' schedules.
Alyson Klein, November 16, 2023
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Classroom Technology Opinion Do Educational Apps Actually Help Kids Learn?
A new analysis shows that the overall effect is positive, but that's based on a variety of factors.
Rick Hess, October 23, 2023
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Privacy & Security Nonprofit Uses Halloween Run-Up to Showcase 'Scary' Privacy Issues in Learning Apps
Selling data for targeted advertising, sharing it with third party vendors, and vague data privacy policies raise concerns, nonprofit says.
Alyson Klein, October 20, 2023
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A middle school science team collaborates on their upcoming lessons at Sutton Middle School in Atlanta on Feb. 13, 2020.
A middle school science team collaborates on upcoming lessons at Sutton Middle School in Atlanta on Feb. 13, 2020.
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Teaching Profession From Our Research Center Teachers’ Stress Trickles Down to Students. Here's What Schools Are Doing About It
The past few years in the classroom have been grueling. But there are things districts can do to help teachers. Here are some examples.
Madeline Will, October 16, 2023
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Privacy & Security Districts, Take Note: Privacy Is Rare in Apps Used in Schools
Not protecting students' data privacy can cause real-world harms.
Arianna Prothero, July 20, 2023
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Student Achievement Opinion How Do We Measure Student Engagement? A School Created Its Own App to Find Out
The school-created app enables students to share their feedback on lessons and teachers to find out what students are saying.
Jana Benson, May 31, 2023
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Classroom Technology Students and Parents Are Bullish on AI's Potential for Education
Students are much more likely to have used ChatGPT than their parents, new survey finds.
Alyson Klein, May 15, 2023
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Classroom Technology What the Research Says How Teachers Choose Apps for Their Classrooms
A study examines whether educators are more likely to select apps that have educational benchmarks or ones that feature buzzwords.
Lauraine Langreo, April 7, 2023
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Students attend a coding class at Hampton Street School in Mineola, N.Y., March 13, 2023.
Students participate in a computer coding class at the pre-K-2 Hampton Street School in Mineola, N.Y., on March 13, 2023.
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Classroom Technology What the Research Says What We’ve Learned About Technology and Learning in the Last 3 Years
See the lessons learned from a roundup of some of the most interesting research on tech use in schools.
Lauraine Langreo, March 27, 2023
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Future of Work ChatGPT Is All the Rage. But Teens Have Qualms About AI
More than 90 percent of teenagers said they would like to learn more about artificial intelligence in their high school classes.
Arianna Prothero, March 23, 2023
2 min read
Classroom Technology Spotlight Spotlight on Online Learning & Integrity
This Spotlight will help you use tech to enhance student engagement, learn tips for creating assignments that outsmart ChatGPT, and more.

March 17, 2023
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Classroom Technology Opinion Three Steps to Prevent ChatGPT Misuse
First, it is important to understand what the artificial intelligence tool is—and what it is not.
Spencer Burrows, March 7, 2023
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Classroom Technology What Do Teachers Think of ChatGPT? You Might Be Surprised
A new survey finds that many teachers have a positive view of the AI technology and they’re using it more often than their students are.
Arianna Prothero, March 3, 2023
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