Education news, analysis, and opinion about using technology in schools for teaching and learning.
Technology in Education: An Overview
From blended learning to computerized testing, digital and online technologies are reshaping the classroom experience for students.
- Classroom Technology Research About Educational Technology Needs a More Critical and Useful LensThe changing ed-tech landscape in K-12 schools demands more and better research.Classroom Technology Tech Can Open Doors for English-Language Learners to Express ThemselvesStudents feel less pressure when using video to practice their speaking skills.Classroom Technology 10 Tips for Making Digital Materials More Accessible to Students With DisabilitiesAvoiding PDFs, editing automatic transcriptions, and describing what's onscreen rather than pointing are among their ideas.Classroom Technology Using Virtual Reality in Schools Is Easier Than You Think. Here Are Some ExamplesMany teachers say virtual reality is pricey and complicated. But those are misconceptions.Classroom Technology What Schools Really Learned From Remote LearningA new report looks back at the 2020-21 school year to draw conclusions.Classroom Technology What Are the Barriers to Better Use of Technology in Special Education?Researchers identify what special education teachers need to use technology more effectively.Classroom Technology Q&A How to Move From Bad to Good Tech Use in Schools: What It Will TakeThe CEO of ISTE outlines steps for improvement as educators gather for the nation's largest ed-tech conference.Classroom Technology Screen Time, SEL, Accelerated Learning, and More: 5 Stories to Read During ISTE 2022The International Society for Technology in Education's first in-person conference in three years kicks off in New Orleans.Classroom Technology Webinar Laptops & Learning: How Schools Are Making the Hard Transition to 1-to-1 ComputingJoin us for a webinar that examines the massive expansion in the use of laptops and digital curricula in K-12 education.Classroom Technology School Shootings Are Fueling the Debate Over Cellphones in ClassBoth pro- and anti-cellphone educators cite the same rationale for their stances: safety in a crisis.Classroom Technology The 'Homework Gap' Persists. Tech Equity Is One Big Reason WhyA Pew Research Center survey found that lack of access to technology continues to disproportionately affect students of color.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.What happens when we extend the landscape of human connection in the classroom? The emergence of digital tools revolutionized education a...Classroom Technology 4 Tips to Make Tech Work Better in Schools, From Sal Khan and Other ExpertsThe Khan Academy founder and two school district leaders shared best practices for technology use in classrooms.Classroom Technology K-12 Essentials Forum Making Technology Work Better in SchoolsJoin experts for a look at the steps schools are taking (or should take) to improve the use of technology in schools.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.This Whitepaper explores the ways in which devices put a diversity of options at students’ fingertips, allowing them to take what they le...