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What Students Really Think About Technology In The Classroom

| Sarah Garland | Posted 05.16.2014 | Technology

The grownups who make and debate education policy disagree about a lot of things, but they often take it as a given that kids love technology. And tap...

Our Illiterate Children: Does Education Technology Put More Responsibility on Parents?

Andrew Cherwenka | Posted 04.15.2013 | Parents
Andrew Cherwenka

Education technology company Ooka Island is targeting parents and communities, not just teachers, in its quest to eradicate illiteracy. Is it a great example of technology's potential or a reflection of a broken school system?

Beyond the Textbook: Startups That Educate Our Youth

Ash Kumra | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Ash Kumra

We've all seen what the invention of the computer has done for education. Now with the emergence of on-the-go apps and other tech tools that are making learning less of a process and more of an activity, learning truly never stops.

Researchers: Create System To Evaluate Education Technology

Posted 09.27.2012 | Education

In a new paper for The Hamilton Project, Duke University’s Aaron Chatterji and Northwestern’s Benjamin Jones propose establishing a third-party ra...

Katherine Bindley

Should Teachers Text With Students? | Katherine Bindley | Posted 04.17.2012 | Education

This year has already seen a slew of controversial incidents involving teachers texting students. Earlier this month, Pennsylvania teacher Timothy Mol...

To Tech or Not to Tech? That is NOT the Question

Lydia Dobyns | Posted 01.16.2012 | Education
Lydia Dobyns

It's time to develop education policies across states and local districts that recognize the need to provide all students with specific skills along with content mastery.