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3 predictors of strong digital learning

3 predictors of strong digital learning

Annual report focuses on nationwide digital learning trends, opportunitiesStudent choice at the state level, student choice at the course level, and the existence and strength of charter school laws are…

Do states really need an education technology plan?

Do states really need an education technology plan?

To harness the power of digital learning, we should focus more on the planning how technology will improve how students learn and teachers deliver instructionLast week, the New America Foundation’s…

Educators say Apple’s $100M grants can transform schools

Educators say Apple’s $100M grants can transform schools

Company's commitment to support ConnectEd initiative is a boon to underprivileged schoolsAs part of its $100 million commitment to President Obama's ConnectED initiative, Apple will provide devices, software, and support…

7 TED Talks about gaming’s potential

7 TED Talks about gaming’s potential

These TED Talks highlight promising and inspiring concepts, including gaming in educationEvery educator needs some inspiration now and then, and these days, such inspiration can be found online in just…

Cognitive assessment leaps into the digital age

Cognitive assessment leaps into the digital age

Digitized cognitive assessments can enhance diagnostic accuracy, while enabling the integration of new knowledge of cognitive processes into assessmentsCognitive ability tests, including those assessing intelligence, have long played a pivotal…

Today’s 5 biggest ed-tech conversations

Today’s 5 biggest ed-tech conversations

Trends point to a handful of major ed-tech focus areas that grab educators' attentionA few years ago the education world found itself entranced by the iPad, a powerful tablet that…

Leading the Digital Leap

Leading the Digital Leap

Despite the fact that technology use is part of daily life, on balance, schools’ use of technology remains far from ubiquitous. There is no question that some teachers, principals, and…

States answer access, equity challenges

States answer access, equity challenges

At SETDA Leadership Summit, educators identify ways to help students stay connected outside of schoolAccess and equity remain two stubborn issues surrounding ed-tech deployments, but a number of states are…

5 ways to make progress with student data

5 ways to make progress with student data

Data and education experts tackled this contentious issue at a national leadership summitTransparency is one of the first, and most important, steps in ensuring that conversations about student data use--and…

Screen time debate broadens with research

Screen time debate broadens with research

New studies move away from stringent screen time restrictions to more flexible guidelinesScreen time remains a hot-button issue, but classifying technology use guidelines to include active versus passive use, and…






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