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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."
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Ed-Tech Policy One School Leader Banned Cellphones, the Other Embraced Them. What Worked?
Two principals describe their dramatically different policies on cellphones and how they are working.
Arianna Prothero, May 14, 2024
7 min read
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Classroom Technology From Our Research Center The AI Classroom Hype Is All Wrong, Some Educators Say
Amid all the encouragement to try the technology, there are plenty of educators who don’t plan to start.
Lauraine Langreo, May 14, 2024
1 min read
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Classroom Technology Opinion Teachers Aren't 'Silicon Valley's Lackeys'
“We must remember that tech companies want different things for our children from what we do,” writes an English teacher.
Jack Bouchard, April 22, 2024
4 min read
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Classroom Technology Why Teachers Should Stop Calling AI's Mistakes 'Hallucinations'
Researchers who think about how to talk about AI recommend using another name for errors—such as "mistakes."
Alyson Klein, April 17, 2024
1 min read
Classroom Technology Don't Make This Mistake When It Comes to Teaching AI Literacy
Teachers can provide the lessons without AI-powered tools.
Alyson Klein, April 16, 2024
2 min read
Classroom Technology Spotlight Spotlight on Empowering Educators and Engaging Students
This Spotlight will help you leverage technology to meet students’ individual needs, investigate how ed tech can help teachers, and more.
April 15, 2024
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Context is Everything: Reimagining Edtech for Early Learners
This paper aims to discuss the balance between online and hands-on learning as it relates to our youngest learners.
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Classroom Technology Opinion No, AI Detection Won’t Solve Cheating
Want to address concerns about student ChatGPT use? Here are five steps to take instead of turning to unreliable detection tools.
Kip Glazer, April 12, 2024
4 min read
Classroom Technology Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About AI Readiness & Impact?
Answer 7 questions about AI readiness and impact.
March 18, 2024
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Classroom Technology Opinion Ed Tech Can Be an Invaluable Tool for Teachers. Here’s How to Use It Best
Ed-tech tools can enhance student learning. But teachers need to ensure they can prove meaningful and promote fact-based knowledge.
Larry Ferlazzo, February 29, 2024
10 min read
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Classroom Technology From Our Research Center Top 13 Reasons Teachers Avoid ChatGPT and Other AI Tools
Teachers cited other, "more important" priorities for why they are not test driving AI.
Alyson Klein, February 28, 2024
2 min read
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Classroom Technology Q&A Why Teachers Should Be Front and Center in Discussions About AI in the Classroom
A new study explores how teachers make ethical judgments about using AI for instruction.
Lauraine Langreo, February 13, 2024
4 min read
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Classroom Technology 8 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have, According to Educators
Today's students are "digital natives," but some of their basic tech skills still need improvement, educators say.
Lauraine Langreo & Vanessa Solis, January 31, 2024
3 min read
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Classroom Technology How to Get Ready for the Dizzying Array of Tech Trends Ahead. Tips From 7 Experts
Understanding the role of AI in education, protecting schools from cyberattacks, and teaching critical thinking skills are top priorities.
6 min read