[Commentary] Imagine a school system that operates in an environment where technology is abundant, teachers seamlessly use digital resources, and students communicate and collaborate with other students from around the world.
Leading education entrepreneurs recently filed concerns about how having a “two-tiered” Internet can stifle innovation.
Close to $2 billion dollars in private company resources will flow into US schools through the ConnectED Initiative over the next three to four years.
[Commentary] The wheels of school bureaucracies may seem creaky and slow -- but so, too, it turns out, are those of corporate America.
[Commentary] The uses and misuses of student data have become the focus of an increasingly bitter debate in the education community and the nation.
[Commentary] What are educators’ priorities when it comes to education technology? And what should be included in an “Edtech Bill of Rights”?
[Commentary] At present, the rules prevent Internet service providers (ISPs) from showing preferential treatment to content providers of any kind, ensuring that the biggest and smallest of sites on the web are accessible.
On April 21, inBloom CEO Iwan Streichenberger announced on the nonprofit’s homepage his “decision to wind down the organization over the coming months.”
This is no fairy tale. The budding young programmer is one, Chris Alfano. The innovative school is Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy and its school leader is Chris Lehmann.
[Commentary] The only thing surprising about the majority of massive open online course (MOOC) students already having a college degree is that anyone was surprised by this.