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

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How COVID-19 Is Shaping Tech Use. What That Means When Schools Reopen

Surveys by the EdWeek Research Center show teachers seeing their ability to use technology improving during school closures, but huge tech-equity issues could get worse. (June 2, 2020)

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Spotlight on Remote Learning During COVID-19

As schools experience closures due to COVID-19, teachers and district leaders have worked to implement effective remote teaching. In this Spotlight, learn about how educators are addressing equity issues within remote learning, how teachers are employing trauma-informed teaching online, and how districts are helping teachers understand new tech tools.

Spotlight on Digital Reading and Literacy

As the nation enters an unprecedented digital learning era due to COVID-19, the need to examine digital reading and literacy becomes more crucial. In this Spotlight, learn about ways educators can use ed-tech in English classes, how online reading has changed, and how teachers are maintaining reading practices during the pandemic.

Spotlight on Transformative Learning in Ed-Tech

Technology and digital learning are transforming the education system. In this Spotlight, discover how teachers are using adaptive learning in the classroom, how technology is assisting English-Language Learners, and how educators are using digital games to assess knowledge.

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: Personalized Learning
How is personalized learning used in the classroom?

Quiz Yourself: E-Rate and Digital Learning
What is the federal e-rate program and what are the biggest challenges to digital learning?

Digital Education Blog

08/04 01:33 pm | Congressional Pressure on Big Tech: 4 Takeaways for K-12 Leaders | Congress grilled the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google about "pandemic profiteering," anti-competitive practices, and the flow of misinformation about ...

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.

The K-12 Educator’s Guide to Safe and Effective Videoconferencing
Videoconference platforms are useful for educators trying to maintain instruction and manage district priorities during extended shutdowns. This guide will help schools navigate concerns around technology, privacy, and security.

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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
Not every parent can step in as teachers when schools are closed. Not every school can teach remotely. Educational disparities are opening up as schools shut down.
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
How can you keep occupational or speech therapy going online? Schools struggle to figure that out.
March 31, 2020 – Education Week
Experts offer tactics to teachers on how they can tend to students’ SEL development in this chaotic time.
April 8, 2020 – Education Week
The massive aid package aimed at helping the nation cope with the coronavirus pandemic includes both funding and regulatory flexibility focused specifically on schools and students.
April 1, 2020 – Education Week
An unprecedented number of online interactions between teachers and students from their respective homes introduce new privacy questions that lack easy answers.
March 26, 2020 – Education Week
As the coronavirus forces schools across the country to transition to remote learning, teachers are advised to stick to familiar educational resources, not unusual or unexpected ones.
March 25, 2020 – Education Week
Education Week spoke with experts in curriculum evaluation and design, as well as teacher professional organizations. Here are their recommendations for teachers looking for free online resources.
March 25, 2020 – Education Week
While districts work through the challenges of getting remote instruction to all amid the coronavirus shutdown, teachers in many places plan, reach out to students, and wait.
April 1, 2020 – Education Week

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