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Education news, analysis, and opinion about the policies around and use of educational technology
IT Management From Our Research Center 'Is This Going to Piss People Off?' How to Make Tough Tech Decisions
The reopening of schools carries with it a host of technology decisions that could have an outsized impact on students' and teachers' lives.
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IT Management From Our Research Center Don't Buy 'Stupid Stuff:' Essential Advice for Technology Purchasing
School districts have more digital devices on their hands than ever before. Here's what they can do to get the biggest bang for their buck.
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Classroom Technology Accelerating Learning: Tech Advice to Make It Happen
Accelerating learning through technology isn't as easy as putting a kid in front of a computer, experts and educators say.
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Classroom Technology Opinion Social Media’s Like Tossing a ’Tween the Keys to a Harley
When it comes to youth, we should think about social media as sophisticated, double-edged tools to be used carefully and deliberately.
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Classroom Technology Opinion Q&A Collections: Using Technology With Students
Ten years of advice on "what and how" to use ed-tech to improve instruction.
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Classroom Technology Want to Make Virtual Learning Work? Get Parents Involved in Meaningful Ways
The growth of remote and hybrid learning during the pandemic is showcasing the increasing role of parents in online education, study shows.
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Student Maddi Dale focuses on her remote French class in her bedroom in Lake Oswego, Ore., Oct. 30, 2020.
Student Maddi Dale focuses on her remote French class in her bedroom in Lake Oswego, Ore., Oct. 30, 2020.
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Personalized Learning From Our Research Center Personalized Learning’s Big Test Is Coming This School Year
As schools try to repair the damage of COVID-19 and racial injustice, it's now or never for the much-hyped personalized learning movement.
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Gia Leon, a student at Odyssey STEM Academy, poses for a portrait at Hollydale Park on July 15, 2021, in South Gate, California.
Gia Leon, 17, credits the personalized learning program at Odyssey STEM Academy in Lakewood, Calif., for helping build her academic and personal confidence and giving her an opportunity to experience the real world of work.
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EdWeek Market Brief

Purchasing Alert Maryland District to Buy Professional Learning For Bilingual Programs; North Carolina District Seeks Data System
The largest district in Maryland is seeking professional learning for bilingual and biliteracy programs, while a district in New Jersey is soliciting bids for online math and science simulations.
Emma Kate Fittes
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Marketplace K-12 K-12 Dealmaking: Byju’s Acquires Digital Reading Platform; Investment Firm Snaps Up Teaching Strategies
Byju's continues its effort to expand into North America, and early childhood education provider Teaching Strategies switched from one investment firm parent company to another.
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Marketplace K-12 Another Education Company Goes Public: Instructure IPO Gives Ed-Tech Firm $2.9 Billion Valuation
Instructure, maker of the widely used K-12 learning management system Canvas, is the latest ed-tech firm to go public.
David Saleh Rauf
4 min read
Market Trends 4 Ways for Education Companies Working Globally to Protect Their Intellectual Property
Lawyers, consultants, and others who advise education companies say there are clear steps businesses can take to make sure their work isn't ripped off.
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Reading & Literacy Spotlight Spotlight on the Science of Reading 2021
In this Spotlight, review where the learning gaps are for those learning to read, determine if teachers are properly prepared and more.
Privacy & Security Spotlight Spotlight on Lessons Learned: Digital Safety
In this Spotlight, review ways you should be approaching student and system data, discover how others teach digital safety, and more.
Student Well-Being Spotlight Spotlight on Student Health & Safety
In this Spotlight, assess what the data says and how educators can play a part in protecting their students, and more.
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