Classroom Technology As Teachers Livestream Classes, Privacy Issues Arise
When in-person classes are livestreamed to distance learners, every heated class debate, teacher mistake, and student outburst is on display and might be recorded.
Teaching How to Make Lessons Cohesive When Teaching Both Remote and In-Person Classes
When some students are online and others in school buildings, how can teachers make sure everyone is learning what they need to learn?
Curriculum How to Balance In-Person and Remote Instruction
Full-time remote instruction? In-person instruction? Or a hybrid model? Deciding among those three options can be an excruciating decision for school officials. But the choice many schools appear to be leaning toward is a hybrid model, at least for now.
Classroom Technology Pre-Course Prep for Online Learning Yields Few Benefits, Study Finds
Preparing students for online coursework by giving them an up-front introduction to the relevance of those virtual studies pays few dividends, a new study finds.
Classroom Technology Clayton Christensen: Did He Really Disrupt K-12 Education?
The champion of disruptive innovation in business and education passed away this month. One of Christensen's co-authors of "Disrupting Class," Michael B. Horn, assesses the impact his late colleague had on schools.
Classroom Technology Teachers, the Robots Are Coming. But That's Not a Bad Thing
Ignoring artificial intelligence won’t keep it out of the classroom. Instead, teachers should be actively shaping it.
Classroom Technology Should Blue Light Glasses Be on Your Back-to-School Shopping List?
Companies that make the special lenses and some eye-doctors suggest blue light glasses are a good back-to-school purchase, but some experts are skeptical.
Classroom Technology Digital Content, Open Resources, Cybersecurity, and Makerspaces: That's What's on This Superintendent's Mind
Superintendent David Schuler is always trying to see what’s next in technology, but with a critical eye on its effectiveness and cost.
Education Funding Money, Data, Security: The Biggest Challenges Facing K-12 Tech Leaders
From budgeting on a shoestring to breaking down information silos to guarding against breaches, five school district tech leaders discuss their biggest worries.
Classroom Technology From Data Security to Digital Literacy: The 5 Toughest Tasks for One CTO
Rob Dickson, the executive director of information management services for the Omaha Public Schools, outlines his biggest challenges and lessons learned from this school year.
Classroom Technology Even 'Digital Natives' May Need Lessons on Online Political Discourse
New research suggests that students who’ve learned about media literacy and participatory politics in school are more likely to take part in political activity online.