What Principals Really Think About Tech

School leaders are worried about technology. But they're also supporting its expanded use in schools, an exclusive Education Week survey finds. (April 17, 2018)

Why Principals Are Embracing Personalized Learning

Most principals support the movement to personalize instruction, but they remain concerned about overuse of ed tech. (April 17, 2018)

Thousands of Android Mobile Apps Improperly Track Children, Study Says

More than half of 5,855 Android apps in the "Designed for Families" section of the Google Play store potentially violated COPPA, a team of computer-science researchers found. (December 0, )

On Social Media, Principals Fight Losing Battle to Keep Up With Students

School leaders worry about students and social media. But most don’t feel fully prepared to tackle the challenge, a new Education Week Research Center survey found. (April 17, 2018)

Ed-Tech Leadership Is a Tough Task for Principals

School leaders face pressures about what digital learning approaches to take and what tech products to buy—from the central office, education companies, teachers, parents, and students. (April 17, 2018)

Pearson Tested 'Social-Psychological' Messages in Learning Software, With Mixed Results

An experiment with embedding "growth-mindset" messaging in software appeared to help students persist when they encountered difficulty—and raised ethical concerns. (December 0, )

Principals Warm Up to Computer Science, Despite Obstacles

High school leaders in smaller districts are most enthusiastic about the trend, a new survey by the Education Week Research Center found. But staffing challenges persist. (April 17, 2018)

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Technology Counts 2018: National Survey: What Do Principals Believe?

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Chinese Gaming Giant NetDragon Acquires Edmodo for $137 Million

Edmodo, a social learning network for teachers and students, is just the latest U.S.-based education provider to be acquired by the Chinese company. (May 17, 2017)

K-12 Teachers’ Receptiveness to Email Marketing On the Rise, Analysis Finds

In the first six months of 2017, just over 6.8 percent of K-12 teachers opened marketing emails, up from 5.5 percent in all of 2016. (May 19, 2017)

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