How — and how much — will online learning grow?
Analyzing blended learning through the lens of disruptive innovation theory will help people anticipate and plan for its likely effects on the classrooms of today and schools of tomorrow.
Will we still need teachers as digital learning rises?
All too often, products and services in the education market are not informed by what we know about learning.
It’s a big mistake to position technology as a way to replace teachers.
As schools across the country adopt blended-learning models, a few clear trends are settling in, and some groups continue to help schools push the design envelope on what’s possible for students.
Could MOOCs work in K–12 education, too?
At the outset of any industry, the technology tends to be immature and not yet good enough for the majority of users.
Student-centric digital learning provides a means to make sure that physical exercise doesn’t fall by the wayside
All too often advocates for education technology have extolled its benefits without recognizing that technology alone will not transform education.
States are right to be concerned about how to best regulate virtual charter schools, but blocking or delaying the option of full-time online schooling isn’t the right tact to take.
It is exciting to see a foundation step up and take some risks to reinvent learning to create dramatically better and lower-cost learning experiences for all students.
Here are our favorite Education Next articles and blog posts on digital learning.
Seton Partners teamed up with a Catholic school in San Francisco to create blended learning classrooms. Here’s a look at the first year.
What if we were to channel our inner Hanna-Barbera, and visualize what public education should look like in the digital age?
Not so long ago, I doubted that computers, cell phones, and the internet would make any more difference in American education than television had.
On Top of the News Grand Test Auto: The End of Testing Washington Monthly| May/June 2012 Behind the Headline Future Schools Education Next | Summer 2011 In a special issue of the Washington Monthly, Bill Tucker writes about “stealth assessment,” the use of formative assessments built into the learning process which allow teachers to keep […]
The true import of the Chetty study
The true import of the Chetty study
In the wake of Steve Jobs’ passing, many wrote about the statements he made throughout his adult life about how to improve the U.S. education system. Some noted that for much of Jobs’s life, he had, ironically perhaps, been skeptical of the positive impact technology could make on education.
Having taken an extended vacation the past few weeks, I returned to the United States to see that the pace of innovation in education is continuing at a breakneck pace
John Chubb, Bryan Hassel, Mark Bauerlein, Eleanor Laurans, and Mike Petrilli discuss whether digital learning is education’s latest fad or its future at a Fordham Institute event held last week.
On Thursday, April 19 from 9:00-10:30 am we’ll be watching a live webcast of the Fordham Institute’s webinar event on digital learning.
The benefits and challenges of bringing online learning into California classrooms are explored in this video from the Pacific Research Institute.
A month has passed since the first-ever national Digital Learning Day. Given the excitement generated from teachers and others tuning in to the National Town Hall meeting and given today’s National Leadership Summit on Online Learning up on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. that iNACOL sponsored, I thought it was worth noting some great examples that weren’t highlighted during the day’s festivities.