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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

Proposed legislation would protect student data

Mar 23, 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

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
CEO Riley Eynon-Lynch pitches his education technology startup Pear Deck at the SXSWedu Launch event Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Austin, Texas

Social and emotional learning emerges at SXSWedu

Mar 11, 2015
LearningCurve's Adriene Hill explains a growing trend at this year's conference.
Posted In: sxsw, sxsw 2015, south by, Education, technology, social learning, emotional learning, edtech, SXSWedu
14-year-old Shawnee, in the library at the Wyoming Girls' School in Sheridan, Wy., has found coding helps her be at peace.

Zen and the art of coding

Feb 24, 2015
Computers can offer unexpected lessons to kids in juvenile justice facilities.
Posted In: edtech, education technology, juvenile corrections, alternative education
A faded sign marks the entrance to the juvenile hall in San Diego, where educational technology is helping to create a new  culture of learning

Unlocking the digital classroom for kids in lock up

Feb 24, 2015
A San Diego juvenile justice facility plans to give every kid a laptop.
Posted In: edtech, education technology, juvenile corrections, alternative education
The Wyoming Girls’ School logo and motto are displayed on a rock in front of the Stolt building at the facility in Sheridan, Wyoming.

Closing the digital divide on the inside

Feb 23, 2015
The Wyoming Girls' School uses tech to improve education for juvenile offenders.
Posted In: alternative education, edtech, education technology, juvenile corrections
A student uses a computer during a geography class at Wyoming Girls' School in Sheridan, Wy., a secure juvenile justice facility.

Can tech transform education for juvenile offenders?

Feb 23, 2015
Thousands of kids are locked up and losing ground in the juvenile justice system.
Posted In: edtech, juvenile corrections, education technology, education funding, alternative education

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