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Edward Denham, 12, at his home near Oyler School in Cincinnati.

Bridging the edtech gap from Oyler School to home

Jun 15, 2015
Students without devices or broadband access at home can fall behind.
Posted In: Oyler School, education technology, edtech
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
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

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

Proposed legislation would protect student data

May 1, 2015
A new bill aims to restrict how companies use personal info in education technology.
Posted In: edtech, education technology, student data, student privacy, data privacy
The Los Angeles Unified School District is facing hurdles on its path to introduce technology into the classroom.

Confusion over computers in the classroom

Apr 16, 2015
LAUSD wants its money back for iPads loaded with Pearson software that is sub-par.
Posted In: apple, classrooms, software, LAUSD, ipads, blended learning, education technology, edtech

SXSW 2015: Marketplace Daily Download

Mar 17, 2015
Behind-the-scenes recaps from SXSWedu and Interactive 2015 in Austin. #SXMP
Posted In: sxsw, sxsw 2015, South by Southwest, SXSWedu, interactive, edtech, Education, technology, behind the scenes, Reporter's Notebook
Participants in the 2015 SXSWedu session "5 Ways to Mash-up Hollywood with Schools" watch a video as part of a gamified math experience created by Brain Chase, an educational game company driven by animations, decoder rings, hidden clues and buried treasu

How to make an educational game kids want to play

Mar 12, 2015
What's actually fun, and what's just "chocolate covered broccoli?"
Posted In: gamification, Education, technology, edtech, sxsw, SXSWedu, sxsw 2015, video games
A SXSWedu cardboard robot hangs out in the "Playground" area of the education convention, made by Yoxo Toys.

The new digital classroom, brought to you by SXSW

Mar 11, 2015
LearningCurve's Adriene Hill talks to Kai Ryssdal about new tech from SXSWedu.
Posted In: sxsw, SXSWedu, sxsw 2015, Education, technology, edtech

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