Teaching Students to Solve Complex Problems
Aileen Owens is director of technology and innovation at South Fayette School District in McDonald, Pa. She talks about the district’s goal of preparing students to solve the world’s most vexing problems by teaching them how to think. (June 14, 2017)
The Road Ahead for Sto-Rox Grads
Tim Beck, principal of Sto-Rox High School in Mckees Rocks, Pa., talks about the realities of preparing students for the future in a school where about half of graduates go immediately into the workforce. (June 14, 2017)
Don’t Buy Me a Steak Dinner
See what it takes to impress Miami schools chief Alberto Carvalho in the sales process, from how he wants education companies to behave to his views on efficacy contracting.
The Global Ed-Tech Market: Risks, Opportunities for Companies Trying to Sell Abroad
K-12 companies face numerous obstacles in trying to sell in the global ed-tech market, from challenges finding the right buyers to dealing with limitations in local tech infrastructure.
Webinar: Blending Math Instruction for Elementary Grades
Elementary grade math teachers are finding that a combination of digital curricula and tools combined with face-to-face instruction is a successful strategy for helping younger students grasp math concepts.
Smart Ed Tech Strategy That Comes From the Classroom
As technology director in California’s Perris Union High School District, Joseph Williams keeps all technology initiatives focused on what works best for students and teachers. (February 22, 2017)
Why K-12 Ed-Tech Companies’ Pitches Fall Flat
EdWeek Market Brief Senior Editor Sean Cavanagh talks to school district leaders about what they want to hear from vendors–and what turns them off. (February 14, 2017)
Rewarding Failure: An Education Week Investigation of the Cyber Charter Industry
With growing evidence that the nation’s cyber charter schools are plagued by serious academic and management problems, Education Week conducted a months-long investigation.
ISTE Attendees Describe Their Hopes, Frustrations With Classroom Technology
Education Week's Sean Cavanagh asked K-12 officials Benjie Brown, Chad Kafka, and Jaime Chanter, about challenges facing schools using educational technology at the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education.
Personalized Learning Fuels Data-Privacy Worries
As schools across the country go high-tech, fears about the privacy and security of students' personal information are on the rise. (April 7, 2016)
Innovative Schools Present Classroom Challenges
The effort to replicate Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy hinges on teachers like Karthik Subburam, a 41-year old former engineer being asked to completely overhaul his classroom practice in an innovative school. (March 11, 2014)
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