New Tools for Real World Learning from Digital Promise

New Tools for Real World Learning from Digital Promise: Classroom walls are thick. It’s all too...

K-12 Computational Thinking Initiative Gets $1 Million Boost From NSF

Digital Promise Global has received a three-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve equitable access to computational education in public schools.

Characteristics of Effective Tech Coaching in Schools Explored in New Report

Instructional-technology coaching programs should be voluntary, personalized for each teacher, and not used for evaluation, according to a new report from Digital Promise.

Teaching With Tech Is Hard. Two New Efforts Aim to Help.

Digital Promise announced a new technology-coaching program. Summit Public Schools unveiled "the nation's first personalized-learning teacher residency."

Personalized Learning Considered a Critical Element of the Country's Changing Classrooms

Educators' ability to personalize instruction using technology is imperative as the student population becomes increasingly varied by various factors, according to a new report.

Digital Promise Verizon Innovative Learning Schools Rollout

EPISD is the recipient of the Verizon Innovative Learning School grant administered by Digital...

Self-directed learning and playlists

Curating lists of online resources for deep dives into content research We have been spending much of our time here at the Tarrant Institute exploring […]

Digital Promise Micro-credentials powered by BloomBoard #Love2Learn

Sometimes my blog posting gets away from me as my focus shifts to other areas. The end of the trimester is certainly a common time! […]

Ed-Tech Pilot Tests in Districts Informal, Short on Student Feedback, Study Finds

Both districts and ed-tech developers would benefit from collecting more feedback from teachers and students from pilot tests of products, a study suggests.

$30 Million e-Book Store for N.Y.C. Schools Likely to Be Run by Amazon

Educators in New York City would be able to buy e-books for their schools via an Amazon "storefront," pending approval of a $30 million contract.

Ed-Tech-Product Pilots by Schools Receive New Attention

A nonprofit organization is asking for information from K-12 districts and ed-tech vendors about the benefits and drawbacks of "pilot tryouts" of products.

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