Why K-12 Ed-Tech Companies’ Pitches Fall Flat
EdWeek Market Brief Senior Editor Sean Cavanagh talks to school district leaders about what they want to hear from vendors–and what turns them off. (February 14, 2017)
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.
ISTE Attendees Describe Their Hopes, Frustrations With Classroom Technology
Education Week's Sean Cavanagh asked K-12 officials Benjie Brown, Chad Kafka, and Jaime Chanter, about challenges facing schools using educational technology at the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education.
Personalized Learning Fuels Data-Privacy Worries
As schools across the country go high-tech, fears about the privacy and security of students' personal information are on the rise. (April 7, 2016)
Innovative Schools Present Classroom Challenges
The effort to replicate Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy hinges on teachers like Karthik Subburam, a 41-year old former engineer being asked to completely overhaul his classroom practice in an innovative school. (March 11, 2014)
Building Future Teachers' Digital Skills
Clemson University initiative encourages undergraduates at the school of education to experiment and innovate with ed-tech tools. (January 23, 2014)
Gaming for Life Skills
Could a video game about aliens change the way U.S. schools think about testing? Researchers in Wisconsin believe new games like Crystals of Kaydor can measure learning in real time and help build “noncognitive skills” like self-control and empathy.
Video Solves New Math Problems
In Mooresville, N.C., one educator discusses how digital content has transformed the way she teaches and the way her students learn. (May 17, 2013)
Building Skills in the Interactive Schoolhouse
Middle school students in Irving, Texas, are using a mix of digital tools to learn about sustainable energy in their new "net zero" school building, which produces as much energy as it consumes. (March 12, 2013)
K-12 Startups Target Educators' Needs
Tess Brustein and Michael Gerson, both in their mid-20s, quit their jobs on the East Coast and moved to the Silicon Valley to pursue a dream of building a successful education technology company. (September 17, 2012)
Blended Learning, Real Teaching
Students and teachers at Mott Hall V Middle School in New York City experience a blended learning environment, which combines online learning and face-to-face instruction. (March 9, 2012)
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