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Students favor a learning environment that is personalized, collaborative and supported by technology, according to the 2014 Speak Up Survey.
Educational technology is making a huge impact on how students learn, how teachers teach and how education is done.
Ellen Driscoll, Middleboro Public Schools CTO, is committed to advocating for education technology.
The Obama Administration's Future Ready program aims to get districts on the path to digital transformation.
Senate committee adds a dedicated digital learning program to ESEA bill.
If your school has yet to submit its E-Rate application, don’t despair. The deadline has been extended to April 16 to allow time to adjust to the program’s recent changes.
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 drumbeat continues in Washington, D.C., as Congress works to update the nation’s major K-12 law, and ISTE members are raising our voices.
A draft bill that would enact significant changes to the No Child Left Behind law does not include a dedicated program to support digital learning.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, the chairman if the Senate education committee, releases draft legislation that would overhaul the Elementary and Secondary School Act, formerly known as No Child Left Behind.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the Obama administration will call for increased K-12 funding and a refresh of NCLB.
Policy makers implemented many significant changes to the E-Rate program. This slideshow outlines the new structure of E-Rate to help you plan and develop your programs.
The omnibus spending bill passed by the Senate provides miniscule increases for major education programs – barely enough to keep up with inflation – and flat funds for most others. In total, the U.S. Department of Education would be funded at about $70.5 billion, which is a $133 million decrease from the previous fiscal year.
The Federal Communications Commission voted to boost funding for E-Rate by $1.5 billion. The increase will fund high-speed connectivity, enabling more schools and districts to provide the basic infrastructure necessary for effective digital age learning.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has proposed boosting annual E-Rate funding by $1.5 billion. The commission is scheduled to vote on the proposal Dec. 11.
ISTE and NYSCATE advocated for the Smart Schools Act, which New York voters approved on Election Day. The bond will provide up to $2 billion for ed tech resources in the state’s schools.
ISTE and the Computer Science Teachers Association collaborated on a series of resources designed to help prepare young learners to become computational thinkers who understand how today's digital tools can help solve tomorrow's problems.
Our job as citizens requires more than just being informed. We must also be vigilant about verifying information before posting it on social media.
The most compelling topics among educators who embrace technology for learning and teaching are not about the tech at all, but about the students. And that’s a good thing.
Most educators recognize the need for digital citizenship, but many are at a loss for how to teach it. Here are some resources to help.
Choosing the right STEM tools for your students can be intimidating. Here’s a short guide to the factors you should consider, from grade level and subject area to cost.