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Education news, analysis, and opinion about the policies around and use of educational technology
Classroom Technology Opinion Some Teachers Are New to Laptop Integration. Here’s How to Manage It
Let students help set expectations and make sure both you and they know how to use the tools are just a couple suggestions educators offer.
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Classroom Technology Opinion 20 Suggestions About Teaching in a Class Where All Students Have Laptops
One tip from experienced teachers: Working in a one-to-one classroom is more about a shift in teaching and learning than the use of devices.
11 min read
Privacy & Security N.Y. School District's Facial Recognition System Remains on Hold, Lawsuit Dismissed
A law temporarily barring the use of biometric-based surveillance in New York schools supersedes a lawsuit from the state ACLU chapter.
Benjamin Joe, Niagara Gazette, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
2 min read
Ed-Tech Policy Reported Essay Remote Learning Isn’t Just for Emergencies
Schools were less prepared for digital learning than they thought they were.
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Pep Montserrat for Education Week
Classroom Technology Q&A Pandemic Fuels Tech Advances in Schools. Here's What That Looks Like
One district chief technology officer calculates the pandemic has propelled his school system as many as five years into the future.
7 min read
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Classroom Technology The Future of Blended Learning: What Educators Need to Know
More than two-thirds of educators expect their use of blended learning to increase during the 2021-22 school year.
8 min read
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Classroom Technology Why School Districts Are Unprepared for COVID-19 Disruptions, Again
Bad state policy, misplaced optimism, and a focus on full-time virtual schools left districts scrambling to educate quarantined students.
11 min read
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EdWeek Market Brief

Purchasing Alert Vermont Seeks Restorative Approaches Training for Educators; Pennsylvania School System to Buy After School And Summer Services
The state of Vermont is looking for a vendor to provide restorative approaches professional learning, while a district in Pennsylvania seeks afterschool and summer programming targeting students with unique needs.
Emma Kate Fittes
2 min read
Marketplace K-12 Pearson Files Lawsuit Against Ed-Tech Company Chegg, Alleging Improper Lifting of Content
Textbook publishing giant Pearson Education has filed suit against education technology company Chegg, saying the online homework help provider infringed on its copyright.
Emma Kate Fittes
2 min read
Market Trends As Student Quarantines Take Hold, Education Companies Are Asked to Fill Critical Gaps
Quarantines will remain a reality throughout the school year in many parts of the country, as the Delta variant persists. For education businesses, it's another opportunity to prove their value.
Emma Kate Fittes
9 min read
Marketplace K-12 K-12 Dealmaking: Byju’s Continues U.S. Expansion By Acquiring Coding Platform; Blackboard Merges With Anthology
India-based education giant Byju’s has acquired K-12 coding platform Tynker, and Blackboard has merged with higher-ed solutions company Anthology.
Emma Kate Fittes
4 min read

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