GIS can enrich spatial thinking and learning in K-12, say experts
Speakers at a Library of Congress event on GIS Day touted the educational utility of geospatial data and related mapping technologies.
Brooklyn school students boycott self-directed learning program
High-school students staged a walk-out after the self-directed Summit Learning program left both students and teachers "lost."
Keeping with a national trend, Arkansas boosts computer science enrollment
The state reports a more than 600 percent increase of high school computer science teachers within the last three years.
Most educational software licenses go unused in K-12 districts
Just 30 percent of software licenses purchased by K-12 school districts were used by students, according to a recent academic study.
Leadership 'key' to personalized learning success
The Friday Institute's Nancy Mangum told a conference audience that personalized learning needs unified institutional support to thrive.
Federal STEM grants reach $279 million for 2018
Federal awards surpassed President Trump's yearly mandate of $200 million for grants funding science, technology, engineering and math education.
Mobile learning 'shifting the paradigm' of K-12 education, says Apple executive
Apple Education's Jon Landis told a conference audience that educators must evolve to keep pace with the unprecedented changes seen in tech today.
5 things to consider when evaluating state test score data
Commentary: Data analysis is tricky, but done diligently it can be invaluable to schools, says edWeb.net’s Stacey Pusey.
DeVos: Technology enables educators to 'rethink' school
The secretary of Education reiterated at a national conference her philosophy behind empowering students to take control of their learning.
Rosenworcel proposes 'homework gap fund' to address digital disparity in K-12 districts
The FCC commissioner said she's concerned her plan may not find traction with the other commissioners.