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Classroom Technology: The Good, the Bad, and What's Next
Schools struggle to balance increasing use of ed-tech tools for teaching and learning with growing concerns about "tech fatigue."
Classroom Technology K-12 Essentials Forum Tech Is Everywhere. But Is It Making Schools Better?
Join us for a lively discussion about the ways that technology is being used to improve schools and how it is falling short.
June 22, 2023
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Classroom Technology Opinion AI Isn't Going Anywhere. Ideas for How Educators Can Make It Work for Them
The inevitability of AI requires that we teach students how to use it responsibly. If we don't, we all lose.
Larry Ferlazzo, May 31, 2023
8 min read
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Classroom Technology What ChatGPT Could Mean for Tutoring
AI tools could help personalize tutoring plans, analyze coaching sessions, and potentially even take over as tutor. But is that a good idea?
Sarah Schwartz, May 30, 2023
9 min read
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Classroom Technology New York City Does About-Face on ChatGPT in Schools
Instead of an outright ban on ChatGPT, New York City teachers will be encouraged to help students better understand the technology.
Alyson Klein, May 23, 2023
2 min read
Pathogen Patrol is PLTW's first learning experience on Roblox, providing educators with innovative tools to help students enhance their critical thinking abilities, learn in unique ways, and work together in teams.
Pathogen Patrol is Project Lead the Way's first K-12 learning experience on Roblox, a virtual environment that is increasingly popular with kids. Nonprofit PLTW integrated it into its K-12 curricula to help students learn how the human body fights off infections.
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Curriculum Roblox Makes Its Move Into STEM Education. What Are the Risks for Schools?
Roblox counts 60 million daily users. Now it's pushing into K-12 schools—with the help of influential nonprofit partners.
Benjamin Herold, May 15, 2023
3 min read
Classroom Technology Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Tech-Use in Schools?
Answer 7 questions about tech-use in schools.
May 10, 2023
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Classroom Technology Education and Tech Heavy Hitters Launch AI Learning Initiative
Nonprofits, education organizations, and business leaders will make recommendations for teaching and using AI in K-12.
2 min read
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Classroom Technology Opinion How Teachers Are Using Artificial Intelligence in Classes Today
Sure, ChatGPT can be misused, but when used correctly, the AI tool can help teachers and students alike in multiple subjects.
Larry Ferlazzo, May 2, 2023
10 min read
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Reading & Literacy K-12 Essentials Forum Reading Instruction in the Digital Age: What It Should Look Like
Join us to explore how technology is being integrated into reading instruction, and the benefits and drawbacks of using digital tools.
April 13, 2023
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Classroom Technology Q&A Using Tech to Accelerate Learning: One Teacher's Story
A 1st grade teacher in Nebraska discusses how an ed-tech product helps her accelerate learning for her students.
Lauraine Langreo, April 4, 2023
4 min read
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Reading & Literacy 4 Tips for Reading Success: How to Combine Screens and Printed Text
Studies generally show that students can comprehend print text better than digital—but there are some caveats.
Laura Baker & Sarah Schwartz, April 3, 2023
1 min read
Students attend a coding class at Mineola Middle School in Mineola, New York, March 13, 2023.
Students at Mineola Middle School in Mineola, N.Y., will be required to take an introductory AP computer science course when they move on to high school.
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Classroom Technology From Our Research Center How Educators Feel About the Impact of Technology, in Charts
Most educators believe their schools' recent investments in technology are paying off in terms of student academic gains.
Arianna Prothero, March 27, 2023
1 min read
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Classroom Technology Schools Bought Tech to Accelerate Learning. Is It Working?
Experts say technology has helped with acceleration, but there's still a long way to go.
Lauraine Langreo, March 27, 2023
7 min read