Digital Curricula Evolving
May 22, 2013
This special report is the latest installment in an ongoing series about how online education is changing teaching and learning and the development of curricula. It examines how technological trends are transforming the role of the teacher, pressuring education schools to modernize, putting a greater emphasis on quality content, and reimagining K-12 learning environments. It was produced with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Education Week had sole editorial control over the content of this report.
- IT Infrastructure & Management Q&A: Pew Researcher Analyzes Students' E-Research SkillsKristen Purcell, the associate director for research for the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, talks about students’ research skills.Federal Schools Face Shortage of Digital Curricula for English-LearnersTo help individualize lessons, teachers often rely on digital curricula used for all students as well as software programs tailored for English-language learners.IT Infrastructure & Management 'Personal Learning Environments' Focus on the IndividualBut defining what exactly a "personal learning environment," or PLE, is supposed to look like is proving to be challenging.