States L.A. Schools Embrace New Student Technology Standards
New technology standards released by ISTE focus on developing students as digital citizens, innovative designers, computational thinkers, and more.
IT Management New Interoperability Standard Aims to Ease Major Ed-Tech Headache
Some districts see OneRoster, an interoperability standard developed by an ed-tech consortium, as the most attractive option for helping districts manage the sea of data their teachers and students are using.
Curriculum Big Districts Pressure Publishers on Digital-Content Delivery
As a condition of doing business, the districts are demanding a universal technical format they believe can help educators manage digital content and personalize instruction.
Ed-Tech Policy Movement Grows to Assess Students' Digital Literacy
Assessments should use digital tools not just to gauge core academic expertise, many educators say, but also to measure abstract abilities aligned with the technology skills needed for success in the workplace.
Federal Software Industry Promotes Goals for School Technology
The goals address student engagement and achievement, equity, access, accountability and 21st-century skills for students.
Education Charts: Tech Savvy
A majority of states have standards for what students and teachers should know about technology. But just three states assess students’ knowledge of technology, and only 20 require teachers to demonstrate technology proficiency before receiving an initial license, either by completing coursework or passing a test.