A literal adoption of the National Education Technology Plan could undermine future tech use.
The National EdTech Plan aspires to bring together the best of what we know of teaching and learning with the very best technology has to offer in 2010, yet we can be certain that technology will offer even more in 2012, 2015, and 2020.
Want to scale education reform? Plant a tech seed and help it flourish.
Iterative development and feedback loops have lifted the software world. Now it's time for educational technology and reform to benefit from the same techniques.
The iPad 3G takes a small step toward fulfilling the promise of connected textbooks, but there's a lot more work to do.
Future textbooks could improve update cycles and create feedback loops
With new technologies constantly coming on-line, and with states like California, Texas, and Oregon allowing digital curriculum to replace printed curriculum, the question arises: what will textbooks look like in the coming years? Here's a few clues.
Surprising field studies suggest cell phones could be effective learning tools
Guest blogger Marie Bjerede examines field projects that are studying the educational use of cell phones. In one limited example, 50 percent of students doing lessons by cell phone had higher math proficiency than classmates who learned the same material from the same teacher.