We know that the ultimate learning experience for students is highly collaborative, personalized, and supported by mobile devices and digital content. So it should come as no surprise that students know this too.
Results from the…
Colleagues have tried to give chief technology officer Ellen Driscoll a way out. The Middleboro (Massachusetts) Public Schools CTO is known for taking on all sorts of projects that promote ed tech, even when she’s stretched to the limit.
“You know, you can say ‘no,’” one boss…
No one doubts that technology has changed the world. And now more than ever, educational technology is changing the way students learn.
Today’s students are entering a workforce — and a world — that demands critical thinking, creativity, problem solving, collaboration and tech…
Simply signing the Future Ready pledge doesn’t mean you’ve become a paragon of digital learning. It does mean that you have committed to this direction. That was the message Richard Culatta, director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Education Technology, delivered during a…
The Federal Communications Commission's new " "net neutrality" " rules, approved last week by a 3-2 vote, will allow the FCC to regulate broadband as a utility by reclassifying it as a telecommunications service much like phone service.
The order specifically bars broadband providers…
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee) has made a move to significantly alter the No Child Left Behind Act (more commonly referred to these days as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act or ESEA). His draft legislation has grabbed headlines for proposed changes to annual testing and teacher…
Speaking at an elementary school in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 12, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan kicked off a flurry of activity around the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Schools Act by declaring the need to refresh the law, formerly known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB…