Innovation

The latest news about innovation, including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

Fifth graders Dominick Kushner, center, William Greenawalt, right, and Anthony Oliastro, code their own video games at South Fayette Intermediate School near Pittsburgh.
—Swikar Patel for Education Week

Poor Students Face Digital Divide in How Teachers Learn to Use Tech

America's most innovative schools constantly help teachers learn to use technology. But in many high-poverty schools, the barriers to good teacher training can seem insurmountable. (June 12, 2017)

Marketplace K-12 Blog

12/11 03:05 pm | International Ed-Tech Opportunities, Challenges Focus of Business Forum | At the Education Business Forum, executives learned how the booming use of technology in schools around the world could open doors and stir competition.

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Creating Learning Connections: Effective Use of Social Media in the Classroom
Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and blogs have transformed communication in our era, and many educators believe they can help deepen and bring new relevancy to student learning in the 21st century. But how are they best integrated with curriculum and instruction?

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Accelerating Innovation
This special report examines the education marketplace and new approaches to schooling that are changing K-12.
Multimedia Transformation
Multimedia tools are transforming teaching and learning, especially in the core academic subjects.

Spotlight on Blended Learning

In this Spotlight, discover how a district’s blended learning program is building positive school culture, why personalized learning is coming under scrutiny, and tips educators can use to make blended learning more student-centered.

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A rural high school where advanced students learn from Ivy League professors—remotely. A charter school for aspiring Marines. A space flight center. Those are places that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos chose to highlight on her second back-to-school road trip.
October 10, 2018 – Education Week
Nine of 67 programs funded under the federal i3 program produced breakout interventions, says a final evaluation of the educational R&D effort.
June 20, 2018 – Education Week
In a new Request for Information, two of the most powerful groups in education philanthropy jointly seek ideas to improve students' math and writing skills, and "executive functions."
May 16, 2018 – Education Week
As the education community chases the latest trend, it often overlooks what works for helping students learn, writes Mike Schmoker.
May 2, 2018 – Education Week
School leaders worry about students and social media. But most don’t feel fully prepared to tackle the challenge, a new Education Week Research Center survey found.
April 18, 2018 – Education Week
High school leaders in smaller districts are most enthusiastic about the trend, a new survey by the Education Week Research Center found. But staffing challenges persist.
April 18, 2018 – Education Week
School leaders face pressures about what digital learning approaches to take and what tech products to buy—from the central office, education companies, teachers, parents, and students.
April 18, 2018 – Education Week
Betsy DeVos should take a closer look at how schools are innovating, writes Kirsten Baesler, North Dakota's Superintendent of Public Instruction.
March 21, 2018 – Education Week
Facing an increasing array of daily security threats, schools are teaching what is being dubbed "cyber hygiene," basic cybersecurity habits for use in school and at home.
March 7, 2018 – Education Week
Citing a shortage of tech-savvy workers, lawmakers and business leaders have successfully pushed schools to offer more computer science. Now comes the hard part.
February 28, 2018 – Education Week

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