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Superintendent Steve Bradshaw started sleeping with a shotgun following a disturbing hacking incident involving his district in Columbia Falls, Mont.
—Lauren Grabelle for Education Week

Schools Struggle to Keep Pace With Hackings, Other Cyber Threats

New survey data show K-12 technology leaders have been slow to identify and respond to cybersecurity challenges, resulting in problems nationwide. (November 28, 2017)

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.

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Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About 1-to-1 Technology Initiatives in Schools?
How much do you know about 1-to-1 technology initiatives in schools, how teachers are using technology in classroom instruction, and what the next frontier of the 1-to-1 model may look like?

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Rewarding Failure: An Education Week Investigation of the Cyber Charter Industry
With growing evidence that the nation's cyber charter schools are plagued by serious academic and management problems, Education Week conducted a months-long investigation into what is happening in this niche sector of K-12 schooling.

Digital Education Blog

01/23 08:20 am | Educators and Artificial Intelligence: "Err on the Side of Caution," Says RAND Researcher | AI-powered tools may augment teachers, a new RAND report argues--but only if big concerns around bias and transparency are first addressed.

EdTech Researcher Blog

10/31 02:20 pm | Farewell and Thank You to EdTech Researcher | A final farewell and thank you to three years of writing on EdTech Researcher.

Vander Ark on Innovation Blog

12/13 08:45 am | What Game Are You Playing: Improvement or Innovation? | Improvement and innovation have different rules, expectations, and risks. The key is knowing which game you're playing, but getting the balance right between fostering ...

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Education Technology Webinars

These virtual broadcasts address the use of technology in the classroom, including 1-to-1 digital initiatives, blended learning, and more.

SPECIAL REPORT: Tech Counts 2017

Classroom Technology: Where Schools Stand
This report examines how schools are tackling tech training for teachers, "passive" vs. "active" use of digital tools, and online learning needs.

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Snapchat, Twitter, and livestreaming are a regular part of life for high school journalism programs these days, which means teachers have to keep up with both the new technology and ethical considerations.
October 3, 2018 – Teacher
In an interview, Justin Bathon, an expert in how technology and education intersect, described the critical missteps schools and leaders make in implementing technology.
October 3, 2018 – Teacher
Technology can be powerful for learning and collaborating, but the most important community-building students do often doesn’t involve screens at all, writes computer science teacher Douglas Kiang.
October 3, 2018 – Teacher
“SKAM Austin” unfolds in real time on social media, just like the lives of its teenage characters and fans.
October 10, 2018 – Education Week
All students have the ability to become self-taught experts, writes Mary M. McConnaha, and technology provides the tools.
October 3, 2018 – Teacher
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
Some teachers are gamifying entire units of study, while others are assigning single games to reinforce specific concepts. The results, many say, are mixed.
October 3, 2018 – Teacher
Education Week visited Delaware's largest employer for a closer look at how digitization is changing the workplace.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week
The computer simulation—which looks similar to a video game—allows teachers, administrators, and police to train for crisis events in schools, including shootings. The Department of Homeland Security will offer the program free to schools starting Nov. 1.
October 3, 2018 – Education Week
Social media can be a tool for classroom collaboration and connection, but small mistakes can have devastating consequences. A former educator shares best practices for protecting students’ privacy online.
September 19, 2018 – Teacher

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