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5 Big Tech Trends Worth Watching This School Year

Beyond new apps and gadgets, worries around cybersecurity, media literacy, and school safety will drive the technology conversation this school year. (December 0, )

Teen Social Media Use Is Skyrocketing. But Don't Panic, New Research Says

Seventy percent of teens use social media more than once a day, but they say it makes them feel less lonely and more confident, according to a new survey from Common Sense Media. (December 0, )

Video Game Design Meets Black Lives Matter and #MeToo

At Oakland, Calif.-based Gameheads, young people work at the intersection of media, technology, and culture to make video games that often have strong social messages. (December 0, )

Educators Wary of Ed-Tech Company Research

Seventy-six percent felt that ed-tech vendors were not qualified to conduct valid research about their own products, the analysis by ISTE and the Jefferson Education Exchange found. (December 0, )

The Innovation Inequity Paradox

Technology can fuel innovation, foster creativity, and create engaging learning environments. Ineffective edtech and instruction, however, can punish our poorest and most vulnerable students. (December 0, )

A Push to Make 'Computer Science for All' Accessible to Students With Disabilities

The nonprofit CSforALL Consortium aims to get vendors, school districts, state education departments, and investors to sign an "Accessibility Pledge." (December 0, )

How One District Is Preparing Students for an AI-Powered World

Montour School District in western Pennsylvania unveils what it's calling a first-of-its-kind artificial intelligence curriculum for middle school. (December 0, )

Special Report

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

(April 17, 2018)

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Marketplace K-12 Blog

Number of International Private Schools Surges Again, Up 6 Percent Over Last Year

Of 104 new international schools due to open over the next year, 42 percent will be offering a U.K. curriculum, and 12.5 percent will be using a U.S.-developed one, according to a new report by ISC Research. (December 0, )

K-12 Dealmaking: ACT Invests in Assessment Company; VitalSource Makes Acquisition

Test provider ACT has invested in Open Assessment Technologies, a provider of open-source assessment solutions. (May 19, 2017)

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Ed-Tech Researcher Blog

If researchers hope to identify programs that will prepare students for the future, then they cannot continue to measure innovation based on the ideas from the past. (09/12 02:41 pm)
Examining problems of practice through multiple lenses provides a better sense not only of what may be possible but also the unintended consequences. (08/30 08:17 am)
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