Technology

Education news, analysis, and opinion about the policies around and use of educational technology
Classroom Technology Lessons Learned From Teachers About How to Develop New Technology Skills
Two teachers who learned new technology skills during the pandemic share how they think schools should rethink professional development.
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Classroom Technology Opinion Getting Ed Tech Wrong Would Be a Bitter Pandemic Legacy
Bad ed-tech habits that formed during the shutdown risk compromising instruction and even slowing the return to school next fall.
3 min read
Infrastructure Remote and Hybrid Learning Are Declining. But the 'Homework Gap' Will Still Be a Problem
Schools are returning to in-person instruction, but students' connections to the internet at home remain spotty.
2 min read
Data Knowing What Schools Did in the Pandemic is Crucial. So Is Preserving That Data
A prominent researcher is working to collect information on schools and COVID-19 to inform future study on the pandemic's effects.
6 min read
Kindergarten students wear masks and are separated by plexiglass during class at Milton Elementary School, in Rye, N.Y. on May 18, 2021.
Kindergarten students wear masks and are separated by plexiglass during class in May at Milton Elementary School, in Rye, N.Y.
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Classroom Technology Like Police Officers, Educators Have Been Caught on Camera Behaving Badly
Several recent incidents show how students and parents can use their cellphones to capture abusive or racist behavior by some educators.
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Classroom Technology School District Leaders Are Still Worried About Home Internet Access for Students
Schools have scaled-up their efforts to help more kids get online, according to a new survey, but concerns remain about tech equity.
2 min read
Veronica Esquivel, 10, finishes her homework after her virtual school hours while her brother Isias Esquivel sits in front of the computer, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, at their residence in Chicago's predominantly Hispanic Pilsen neighborhood.
Veronica Esquivel, 10, finishes her homework in her Chicago home after a day of virtual school in February.
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Classroom Technology Teachers: Here Are Tips for Using Your New 'Geeky' Skills to Improve Classroom Management
How educators can use the lessons of the pandemic to reshape classroom management for next school year and beyond.
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EdWeek Market Brief

Purchasing Alert Texas County Seeks Online Homework Tutoring; Oregon District Issues Bid for Curriculum Mapping and PD
A county in Texas is looking for an online homework tutor, while a district in Oregon is seeking curriculum mapping and professional development services.
Emma Kate Fittes
2 min read
Exclusive Data How Many Students Will Be Forced to Repeat Courses and Grades Next Year?
An EdWeek Market Brief survey of district and school officials finds many predicting that the number of students being forced to repeat courses after this year will jump.
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Analyst's View Inside Khan Academy’s Expansion Into School Districts, and Online Tutoring
Khan Academy educational videos have long been a staple of student learning away from school, but it is now ramping up its efforts to work directly with school systems.
David Saleh Rauf
8 min read
Purchasing Alert Pa. District Eyes Literacy Programs; Calif. School Systems Buying Student Support Programs and PD
A Philadelphia area district is looking for web-based literacy programs, while a California district is seeking student support services and professional development.
Jayden Khatib
2 min read

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