E-Learning

The latest news about online learning, including articles, opinion essays, and special features.

—Getty

Digital Learning Tools Are Everywhere, But Gauging Effectiveness Remains Elusive, Survey Shows

Educators are using digital tools to boost student learning more than ever. But few believe there's good information available about which resources work best. (September 17, 2019)

EDUCATION WEEK EXPERTS

Subject-matter experts featured for this topic include:

Spotlight on Personalized Learning

In this Spotlight, discover how schools are using technology to customize student learning, how educators are personalizing literacy instruction, and learn about the successes and challenges of personalized learning efforts to date.

Spotlight on Digital Literacy

Amid shifting workplace needs and ever-changing technologies, educators are building students' digital literacy skills. In this Spotlight, learn what digital literacy means for schools, how educators are amplifying student voices using new forms of storytelling, and what literacy skills students need for the workplace.

LEADERS TO LEARN FROM

High-Quality Online Learning Is Possible and Indiana Leader Wants to Prove It
As the director of virtual and blended learning at Indiana's Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township, Michele Eaton strives to bring personalized learning to students and teachers. She is recognized as a 2018 Leader To Learn From.

QUIZ

Quiz Yourself: What Do You Know About Personalized Learning?
What attributes define personalized learning, how have personalized learning initiatives shifted over time, and what does research say about the effectiveness of this instructional approach?

Digital Education Blog

01/17 09:29 am | How Weather Forced a Minn. District to Establish E-Learning Options On the Fly | The director of teaching and learning for a Minnesota district talks about putting e-learning days into action under difficult circumstances.

Special Collections

Special Report: Personalized Learning: Vision vs. Reality
Education Week takes a hard look at the big arguments against personalized learning, what the latest research says about it, and how the approach is playing out in classrooms.

Special Report: Personalized Learning: 4 Big Questions Shaping the Movement
Four critical questions about personalized learning are prompting educators to take a harder look at this approach and determine if they need to correct any missteps.

EXPLAINER

What Is Personalized Learning?
From blended learning to computerized testing, digital and online technologies are reshaping the classroom experience for millions of students.

Get RSS Feed for This Topic Latest News

From budgeting on a shoestring to breaking down information silos to guarding against breaches, five school district tech leaders discuss their biggest worries.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
New research suggests that students who’ve learned about media literacy and participatory politics in school are more likely to take part in political activity online.
May 1, 2019 – Education Week
As new lawmakers and governors get down to business, they’re likely to confront oversight, accountability, and other policy challenges involving the charter sector.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week
More than 44 million students now learn in classrooms with high-speed Internet, up from just 4 million five years ago, according to EducationSuperHighway.
October 3, 2018 – Education Week
Frustrated by low pay, some U.S. teachers are spending their free time working for online tutoring platforms based in China.
September 19, 2018 – Education Week
Any discussion in politics of the future of education in Ohio inevitably turns to the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.
September 14, 2018 – McClatchy-Tribune
A bill shielding what is now Ohio's largest online school and its sponsor from the negative consequences of accepting thousands of former Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow students is headed to Gov. John Kasich for his signature.
June 28, 2018 – McClatchy-Tribune
Students and teachers alike line up for autographs and selfies with 26-year-old Darnell Boursiquot, a wildly popular tutor for the online learning platform Algebra Nation.
June 5, 2018 – Education Week
Kyle Redford writes that when weighing whether to use audiobooks, especially with struggling readers, teachers should ask themselves: What is reading?
March 7, 2018 – Education Week
The 5,000-student Indiana Connections Academy changed its software systems, training protocols, and bathroom policies to better meet the needs of transgender students.
November 15, 2017 – Education Week

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented