Thursday, March 14, 2013
Technology Counts 2013
Technology Counts 2013—the 16th edition of Education Week’s annual report on educational technology tackles how school districts are working to incorporate more multimedia into classrooms, upgrade online professional development, and do a better job using data to improve student achievement.
FEATURES IN THIS SPECIAL REPORT:
School Districts Under Pressure to Modernize
Schools are working to incorporate more multimedia into classrooms, upgrade online professional development, and do a better job using data to improve student achievement.
Districts Place High Priority on 1-to-1 Computing
Putting a computing device in the hands of every student requires a willingness to take risks and an understanding of what has worked in the past.
Companies, Organizations Offer Ed-Tech Training Options
The courses take many formats, with some offered entirely online, while others are delivered face-to-face but include online follow-up support.
Fragmented Data Systems a Barrier to Better Schools, Experts Say
Many districts and states struggle to provide meaningful, real-time data about student performance to educators.
New School Facilities Build Spaces for Blended Learning
The teaching approach that combines online and face-to-face instruction is now having an impact on how new buildings are designed and how current ones are redesigned.