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Data Dive: Devices and Software Flooding Into Classrooms

Students have access to more ed tech than ever, but teachers remain untrained and students aren't using tech creatively. (June 12, 2017)

Spotlight on Technology in the Classroom

Education technology is evolving at a fast pace and this Spotlight takes a closer look at innovative high-tech resources that are transforming classrooms and learning.

Spotlight on Aligning Curriculum and Technology

Technology is dramatically altering K-12 curriculum, and this Spotlight explores how districts are using technology to improve student learning, introducing games into classrooms, and using multimedia resources across the subject areas.

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In a Q-an-A with Education Week, San Francisco Unified School District’s Chief Technology Officer Melissa Dodd talks about the cultural and technical changes a district needs to consider in moving toward data interoperability.
October 31, 2018 – Education Week
The Highline Public school system, outside Seattle, is at the forefront of an effort to integrate multiple K-12 data systems. But even in the forward-thinking Washington state district, big questions lie ahead.
October 31, 2018 – Education Week
District tech leaders offer practical advice to their K-12 peers on how to implement interoperability—and how to bring tech staff, administrators, and teachers on board.
October 31, 2018 – Education Week
Confusion about standards, budget constraints, and poor tagging of digital content scuttles K-12 efforts to move toward data interoperability, according to a survey of K-12 chief technology officers by the Consortium for School Networking, in partnership with the Education Week Research Center.
October 31, 2018 – Education Week
Technologist and privacy advocate Bill Fitzgerald argues that school districts and education companies need to better understand the problems interoperability can solve and those that it can’t.
October 31, 2018 – Education Week
Social media use among teenagers is skyrocketing, but educators should take a more nuanced view of the benefits and drawbacks, a survey and experts suggest.
September 19, 2018 – Education Week
Digital self-harm is a newer form of teenage expression of self-hatred and depression that is just beginning to capture the attention of school officials.
May 30, 2018 – Education Week
Many teenagers spend significant time managing how they present themselves on social media and are concerned about the digital trails they leave, a researcher explains.
May 16, 2018 – Education Week
Screen time concerns, social media behavior, personalized learning, and computer science trends are all now important elements of a principal’s job.
April 18, 2018 – Education Week
Ninety-five percent of principals said students spend too much time on digital devices when they're not in school, according to an exclusive Education Week Research Center survey.
April 18, 2018 – Education Week

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