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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

11/09 06:58 pm | FUNecole: Social-Emotional Learning Meets Computer Science and Digital Literacy | FUNecole, an online learning platform and curriculum from a European-based company, combines social-emotional learning with computer science. It's used in multiple ...

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

11/07 06:10 am | 20 Signs of Progress at Singapore American School | A look at the progress seen at Singapore American School when it comes to prepping students for life and college and 20 signs of progress in talent development, care and ...

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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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We asked educators, experts, and critics two simple questions. One finding became clear: "personalized learning" still means many different things to many different people.
November 8, 2017 – Education Week
Critics say personalized learning isn't supported by evidence, leads to bad teaching, and depends on data-mining students. What do educators and policymakers need to know?
November 8, 2017 – Education Week
The evidence for personalized learning is still "very weak," say leading researchers studying the movement. But there are reasons to be encouraged - and patient.
November 8, 2017 – Education Week
Schools in Vermont are making adjustments in curricula, teaching approaches, and school schedules to meet the expectations of a relatively new personalized learning law.
November 8, 2017 – Education Week
How personalized learning is playing out for students should be evaluated carefully, educators say, because students are the ones with the most riding on these new approaches.
November 8, 2017 – Education Week
As children’s lives are increasingly dominated by technology, baseball’s unhurried pace can be instructive, notes teacher David Polochanin.
November 7, 2017 – Education Week
Hundreds of state and local efforts to connect rural schools to fiber-optic networks have run into roadblocks over the past two years.
November 1, 2017 – Education Week
In Chesterfield County, Va., and other districts, educators are borrowing a project-management approach from the world of software development: "Scrum" meetings.
November 1, 2017 – Education Week
At the heart of the dispute are software-login records, which Ohio officials used to determine attendance and enrollment at the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.
October 25, 2017 – Education Week
Artificial intelligence, learning avatars, and other innovations will be game-changers for education in the coming years, writes researcher Peter W. Cookson Jr.
October 11, 2017 – Education Week

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