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The rapid shift to tech-driven, remote learning this spring has infused more technology into K-12 education, but AI tools still remain on the fringe.
May 20, 2020 – Education Week
Opportunities for wider use of AI in education are opening up, but the virus outbreak could seriously delay investments in new, innovative technologies, predicts AI expert Robert F. Murphy.
May 20, 2020 – Education Week
Sectors of our economy such as the military, health care, and higher education are much further along than the K-12 system in using artificial intelligence.
May 20, 2020 – Education Week
A K-12 tech expert who runs a class for educators on artificial intelligence talks about how AI can be put to work in the classroom.
May 20, 2020 – Education Week
A nationally representative EdWeek Research Center survey found that just 1 percent of teachers said their school or district was paying for their high-speed, wireless internet at home.
May 4, 2020 – Education Week
Educators are struggling to learn how to use new tech tools—devices, apps, software, and online textbooks—in greater volume than ever before.
April 22, 2020 – Education Week
The effort amounts to a low-cost alternative and readily accessible solution for schools that have been forced to develop and implement long-term online lesson plans on the fly.
April 6, 2020 – Education Week
Schools across the country are evaluating their engagement with the videoconferencing tool, with decisions varying from banning its use to figuring out how to use it safely.
April 3, 2020 – Education Week
School districts are competing against each other for purchases of digital devices as remote learning expands to schools across the country.
April 1, 2020 – Education Week
Virtual charters represent an imperfect model for the kind of remote learning school districts should be providing during school shutdowns, some experts argue.
March 31, 2020 – Education Week

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