Deborah S. Delisle, a top official at the U.S. Department of Education, said amid a growing anti-testing backlash, state and local officials need to evaluate how their assessments are used.
Denmark’s WriteReader, an app that enables children to create digital books as they learn how to read, will be expanding into the U.S. market.
Digital resources that teach and measure “higher-order” competencies like critical thinking and problem solving, and character qualities like grit and adaptability, are in short supply.
Higher education learners rely on their mobile devices to study, and 77 percent report getting better grades as a result, according to new research.
An alleged effort by New Jersey officials to monitor whether students were sharing information about common-core exams through social media has stirred controversy.
Whether it’s about student-data-privacy concerns or diversity among developers of ed-tech products, experts say schools have the power to change how businesses operate.
Schools are not doing enough to use popular music to engage students in various academic classes, a leader from the Berklee College of Music argues.
Europe’s market for ed-tech is big, and diverse, but not friendly to startups trying to raise capital, panelists said at the South by Southwest EDU conference.
Curriculet, a digital-reading platform, became the latest education business to partner with a major news provider to offer content for schools.
The South by Southwest education conference, or SXSWedu, will host nearly 6,000 registered guests, who include ed-tech companies of all sizes.