Digital Providers: Let Great Teachers Drive Technology Use, Get Results

What should we take away from News Corp.’s recent announcement that it is writing off losses stemming from its digital education wing Amplify?

Julie Young Returns To Online Learning

Julie Young’s new venture offers international students the opportunity to earn a dual diploma from their native country and from a U.S. accredited high school through virtual learning.

The New Orleans OneApp

Centralized enrollment matches students and schools of choice

Centralized enrollment matches students and schools of choice

Privacy Push Must Not Prevent Personalized Learning

The fierce debate over the privacy of student data often risks preventing students from benefiting from the enormous breakthroughs that technology makes possible in 21st century schools.

Should Personalization Be the Future of Learning?

Benjamin Riley and Alex Hernandez square off

Benjamin Riley and Alex Hernandez square off

Change Education To Attack Technology-Driven Unemployment

As technology transforms society in the years ahead, it’s critical that our education system keeps pace.

The Key to Rigorous Online Assessments

Is it possible to integrate human-graded assessments into online learning software?

Using Video to Make Classroom Observations More Fair, More Helpful, and Less Burdensome

The use of teacher-collected video in classroom observations did seem to improve the classroom observation process.

Digital Games Promise to Improve Math Skills

An excerpt from Greg Toppo’s The Game Believes in You

An excerpt from Greg Toppo’s The Game Believes in You

School Districts Are Using Blended Learning, but Aren’t Keeping Data on Student Outcomes

To help school districts implement blended learning, we need to amplify the stories of places that are doing it right—and push districts to get more rigorous.

District Schools Showcased as Blended Learning Proof Points

To call attention to some district schools that have adopted blended learning and boosted student outcomes, here are profiles of six schools.

When It Comes to Blended Learning, Charter Schools Get Most of the Attention

There are plenty of district schools that have adopted blended learning and boosted student outcomes.

Match Beyond

Match Beyond combines College for America, the disruptive, online university, with a relatively new college and jobs services division of Match Education, a charter management organization.

School Reform for Rural America

Innovate with charters, expand career and technical education

Innovate with charters, expand career and technical education

Innovation, Technology, and Rural Schools

Rural superintendent don’t consider teacher recruitment and retention among their biggest challenges…and mixing rural schooling and technology is more complicated than you might think.

Creating A Sea Change To Improve Teacher Impact

We can provide more students with the teachers they need by leveraging online learning.

Stop Pitting Technology Against Quality, In-Person Time

Technology can help us redesign schools to allow students to have far more meaningful face-to-face interactions with teachers and peers

Coursera, K12, Inc. Make Bold Moves to Drive Learning

The two innovators still have a significant amount of work ahead, but their moves are pointing in the right direction.

Three False Dichotomies in Blended Learning

Don’t assume that by adding blended learning, we must automatically be detracting from something else.

What Does Online Learning Look Like?

Examples from Florida and Pennsylvania

Examples from Florida and Pennsylvania

Can an Online College Course Live Up to Students’ Expectations?

What we learned by teaching “Saving Schools: History, Politics and Policy in U. S. Education,” our first Massive Open Online Course

Five Predictions for Education in 2015

A few scattered predictions from around the world of education about what we might see.

Cisco Networking Academy Provides Clues For Future Of Testing

The online training program’s diverse assessment system and its flexibility should help us move toward a competency-based learning system in which time is variable but learning is constant.

What Computer Science Education Can Tell Us About The Future Of Schools

Some of the pedagogical models we see emerging in computer science may be a harbinger of not just what we need to teach in the 21st century, but how we may come to teach it.

inBloom’s Collapse Offers Lessons For Innovation In Education

inBloom, a non-profit that offered a data warehouse solution designed to help public schools embrace the promise of personalized learning, collapsed and has ceased to exist, as privacy concerns from interested parties mounted over a period of many months

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