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Debunking the Myth That Rich Parents Don't Want Tech for Their Kids

The media loves stories about wealthy parents keeping their kids off screens. Experts, evidence, and educators from Beverly Hills to Greenwich, Conn. paint a different picture. (February 12, 2019)

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K-12 Cybersecurity: Big Threats and Best Practices
This Education Week examination of K-12 cybersecurity is the second of three special reports focused on the needs of K-12 district technology leaders, including chief technology officers.

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Steve Ballmer and his wife Connie have quietly committed more than $250 million to education-related efforts, but their philanthropic strategy differs from other tech billionaires.
March 6, 2019 – Education Week
An AI-powered digital assistant to take notes for you? It’s already happening in the workplace, but classroom note taking could prove harder to automate.
February 27, 2019 – Education Week
Real-time coaching through an earpiece, similar to what's used in pro football, is a growing trend in teacher training—and there's evidence it works.
February 27, 2019 – Education Week
From kindergarten to high school, teachers are using student-made podcasts to nurture students' reading, writing, and interviewing skills.
February 13, 2019 – Education Week
The media loves stories about wealthy parents keeping their kids off screens. Experts, evidence, and educators from Beverly Hills to Greenwich, Conn. paint a different picture.
February 13, 2019 – Education Week
Elementary school teachers in the Peach State are using "game-based" formative assessments to take a pulse on their students' learning.
February 6, 2019 – Education Week
The emerging instructional strategy tries to teach students about computational thinking through the use of physical tools. But there are obstacles to making it work.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week
Are education leaders spending too much time chasing the latest tech trends rather than trying to maintain what they have? Benjamin Herold explores the innovation trap.
January 9, 2019 – Education Week
In interviews with Education Week, some teachers said they’ve seen lesson plans they created being sold by other people on Teachers Pay Teachers, and that the company isn’t going far enough to stop copyright infringement.
January 15, 2019 – Education Week
Keeping five classes of 30 students engaged each day isn’t an easy task. Nina Parrish shares five steps to help.
December 12, 2018 – Education Week

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