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Education news, analysis, and opinion about the policies around and use of educational technology
Classroom Technology Why Remote Learning Would Have Been Perfect for Me
Virtual education would have spared her the pain of trying to fit in during some difficult middle school years, writes Alyson Klein.
4 min read
Classroom Technology Digital Games: Powerful Motivation Tool or Not So Much?
Students are far less likely than teachers to say digital games make learning more interesting.
8 min read
Classroom Technology We Love Virtual Learning: Students, Parents Explain Why
For a small number of students, the COVID-19 cloud has a thick silver lining.
7 min read
Classroom Technology Why Middle Schoolers Dread (or Enjoy) Remote Learning: 'I Get Headaches All the Time'
Students sound off in response to an Education Week writer's belief that she would have loved remote learning.
4 min read
A Los Angeles Unified School District student attends an online class at Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood in Los Angeles on Aug. 26, 2020.
A Los Angeles Unified School District student attends an online class at Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood in Los Angeles on Aug. 26, 2020.
Jae C. Hong/AP
Classroom Technology Zoom and Google Outages: How Schools Should Prepare for Tech Problems
Technology breakdowns are inevitable. Here's what schools should do to prepare to keep instruction going when tech is not cooperating.
4 min read
Illustration of a computer with a caution sign
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Classroom Technology How Online Teaching Needs to Improve—Even After the Pandemic
The vast majority of teachers say they’ve gained skills in the last year that they’ll continue to use after the pandemic ends.
4 min read
Mary Euell helps her sons, Michael Henry, left, and Mario Henry, work through math lessons remotely in their Erie, Pa., home.
Mary Euell helps her sons, Michael Henry, left, and Mario Henry, work through math lessons remotely in their Erie, Pa., home.
Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP
Classroom Technology 'No Going Back' From Remote and Hybrid Learning, Districts Say
The slow rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, a staffing crunch, and demand from some parents mean remote live-streamed instruction is here to stay.
13 min read
Teresa Vazquez, a teacher in Fort Wayne, Ind., remotely teaches a Spanish 1 class to students at Monroe High School in Albany, Ga.
Teresa Vazquez, a teacher in Fort Wayne, Ind., remotely teaches a Spanish 1 class to students at Monroe High School in Albany, Ga.
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EdWeek Market Brief

Marketplace K-12 States’ Education Budget Proposals for Next Year Not as Bleak as Many Predicted
Federal stimulus funds are helping states fill the gaps in anticipated revenues as they craft their fiscal year 2020 budgets.
5 min read
Exclusive Data Tracking State and District Policies for Remote, Hybrid, and In-Person Instruction
A pair of databases give education companies and other organizations insights on the school reopening policies in states and school districts.
1 min read
Purchasing Alert Utah District Buying Web Portal; Oklahoma School System Looks for Reading Program
A Utah district is looking to buy a web portal, and a New Mexico school system is looking to contract charter authorization services.
Jayden Khatib
2 min read
Market Trends How Education Companies Are Addressing Home Connectivity Challenges: 5 Tips
Low bandwidth in students' homes poses a challenge for education companies. Here's how they're responding, with products and workarounds.
9 min read

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