Marketplace video If You Give a Kid a Laptop

Video: If you give a kid a laptop

May 29, 2015
...she's going to ask how to use it. An animated look at the digital classroom.
Posted In: edtech, one to one, 1:1, education tech, education technology, iPad, chromebook, school tech, k12, if you give a kid a laptop
Declining revenues from tobacco taxes are threatening preschool subsidies for disadvantaged families, including those in Los Angeles.

How tobacco tax revenues affect free preschool

May 28, 2015
The tale starts at tobacco shops like Drive Thru Cigarettes in Duarte, California.
Posted In: cigarettes, preschool, Taxes
A student at VIDA middle school in Vista, California works on her iPad, which comes with free 4G connectivity thanks to a two-year grant at the school.

Giving every kid a computer and a connection

May 27, 2015
Video: How technology can transform a school and its students.
Posted In: edtech, one to one, 1:1, education tech, education technology, iPad, chromebook, school tech, k12, if you give a kid a laptop

Oyler School struggles to make a community model work

May 26, 2015
We return to Oyler School, still trying a new approach to lift kids out of poverty.
Posted In: Oyler School, cincinnati, one school, community school, k12

At Harvard, even the meat smoker is smart

May 25, 2015
Part of the curriculum for one engineering class has been cooking lots of brisket.
Posted In: barbecue, cooking, engineering, harvard

If students default, should colleges pay up?

May 20, 2015
A Senate committee is considering changes to college loan default rules.
Posted In: colleges, student loan, Senate Education Committee

The dark side of online education

May 18, 2015
Pakistani company Axact is making millions by selling fake diplomas.
Posted In: online education, Pakistan, scams

Exclusive survey: Parents weigh in on the digital classroom

May 15, 2015
Our results reveal parental attitudes toward education technology nationwide.
Posted In: Education, survey, parent tech, school tech, technology, edtech, educational technology, education tech, student data, data privacy
Our survey revealed 98 percent of parents say their children use technology for school work.

Parents find promise and peril in education technology

May 15, 2015
Infographic: Parents say tech improves education, but worry about privacy and screen time.
Posted In: Education, survey, parent tech, school tech, technology, edtech, educational technology, education tech, student data, data privacy
The State of Preschool 2014 report shows the discrepancy between the number of children served in state pre-k on the east and south, compared to the north and west in the U.S.

The 'State of Preschool' really depends on your state

May 11, 2015
The annual report reveals geographic divides on enrollment, funding and quality.
Posted In: preschool, state of preschool, preschool enrollment, preschool funding, school funding, early childhood education, ECE
 
 
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