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Education news, analysis, and opinion about the policies around and use of educational technology
Classroom Technology What Do Teachers Want From Learning Management Systems? We Asked
The use of learning management systems is almost ubiquitous, but educators say there's still lots of room for improvement.
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Classroom Technology Opinion Virtual Reality Looks Cool, But Can It Actually Help Schools Teach Math?
A VR company founded in 2019 to offer a learning solution for math now serves over 20,000 students.
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Ed-Tech Policy Fewer Districts Are Providing Home Internet Access, But Students Still Need It
The pandemic has led to a boom in technology adoption among teachers and schools that requires high-speed broadband access at home.
3 min read
View on laptop of a Black male teacher with a young student sitting at a desk.
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Ed-Tech Policy Adopting New Classroom Technologies Is Hard. A New Federal Guide Aims to Help
While tech availability and affordability are often high equity priorities, how schools put digital tools to work is a big challenge.
3 min read
Maddi Dale focuses on her remote French class in her bedroom in Lake Oswego, Ore., Oct. 30, 2020.
Broadband and connected devices have become must-haves for academic success as schools have expanded their use of technology.
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Classroom Technology Q&A Why Computer Science Education Will Be Crucial for 'Every Job'
Los Angeles schools' instructional tech expert talks about putting learning first, and technology second.
4 min read
Kids Coding In School
Los Angeles Unified School District is expanding computer science education to its youngest learners.
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IT Management Does Your School Really Need That Technology? 7 Questions to Ask
Ed-tech leaders are considering effectiveness, teacher satisfaction, and other factors when asking those questions.
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EdWeek Market Brief

Marketplace K-12 Overwhelmed by Apps, Districts Urged to Reduce Redundancies
A new report gives the 20 most popular apps in school districts today, and makes the case for districts reigning them in.
Alexandria Ng
6 min read
Exclusive Data How Have K-12 Priorities for Spending Federal Stimulus Aid Changed Over the Past Year?
A new EdWeek Market Brief survey reveals shifts in school systems' priorities for spending federal emergency aid, compared with a year ago.
Emma Kate Fittes
7 min read
Purchasing Alert South Carolina District Seeks Assignment Software; Nebraska School System to Buy Online Tutoring Services
A South Carolina district is looking for student assignment software, while a Nebraska school system seeks online tutoring services.
Michelle Caffrey
2 min read
Analyst's View Rethinking Professional Development to Keep Teachers in the Profession
High-quality professional development can help keep teachers in the field by allowing them to "imagine where they're going" in their careers, says UnboundEd President & CEO Lacey Robinson.
Emma Kate Fittes
10 min read

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This case study profiles three district leaders who, with the help of Formative, overcame these struggles and transformed teaching and learning.
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