National Science Foundation Touts 'Everyday' STEM Learning Opportunities

The NSF's "Last Days of Summer STEM Bucket List" includes a wide range of on- and offline learning tools aiming to help children build their […]

The 'New Realms' of Digital Writing: 3 Classroom Examples From ISTE

Technology can help students find their interests, explore new formats, and reach new audiences, teacher Michelle Haiken said at the International Society for Technology in […]

One-Fourth of K-12 Math Instruction Occurs Digitally, Survey Suggests

Print is still popular, and math teachers still want time for direct instruction and group work, according to market-intelligence firm Simba Information.

Educators and Artificial Intelligence: "Err on the Side of Caution," Says RAND Researcher

AI-powered tools may augment teachers, a new RAND report argues--but only if big concerns around bias and transparency are first addressed.

Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom: Q&A With Michelle Zimmerman

A new book from the International Society for Technology in Education offers guidance for teachers hoping to prepare students for a rapidly changing society and […]

Education Week's Biggest K-12 Technology Stories of 2018

From cybersecurity to school safety, privacy to personalized learning, and social media to media literacy, here are 10 of the biggest stories on the ed-tech […]

Computers + Collaboration = Student Learning, According to New Meta-Analysis

A review of 425 studies found significant positive impacts on learning, skill acquisition, and perceptions when computers were used to support student collaboration.

Bad Teaching for Preschoolers? There Are Lots of Apps for That

Poor feedback, ineffective guidance and instructions, and lack of adaptivity are some of the key shortcomings identified by researchers in a study of 171 popular […]

For Students With Disabilities, Ed Tech Can Empower. But It Often Doesn't

Educators and ed-tech companies can better serve students with special needs by focusing on text-to-speech capacity, "switch accessibility," and modifications for common classroom tools, experts […]

ISTE 2018: Nation's Largest Ed-Tech Conference Kicks Off in Chicago

Follow Ed Week's coverage of the International Society for Technology in Education, where 22,000 ed-tech enthusiasts will share tips on classroom implementation, data privacy, responding […]

Making Better Ed-Tech Choices: Q&A With Richard Culatta of ISTE

The former director of the federal Office of Educational Technology talks with Education Week about ISTE's approach to helping educators navigate new ed-tech tools.

As Cell Phones Proliferate in K-12, Schools Search for Smart Policies

Many advocates say that modeling appropriate behavior with the devices is the way to go, and that a "ban is not a plan."

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