Tag: technology in education

by Meredith Broussard

For the third installment of her Educational Thought Leader series, Arcadia University education professor Kira J. Baker-Doyle and I had a conversation about a data journalism project that uses big data to uncover inequality in Philadelphia public schools. Baker-Doyle is the author of The Networked Teacher: How New Teachers Build Social Networks for Professional Support. Our [...] more »

by Lynette Owens

As an Internet safety advocate, I’ve spoken to hundreds of parents who are at a loss as to how to equip their kids with the right “life” tools they’ll need to embrace all the challenges and opportunities technology can bring. It’s no wonder that when the Natick school district, located just outside of Boston, first [...] more »

by Tina Barseghian

The promise of technology in the pursuit of learning is vast — and so are the profits. The Software & Information Industry Association valued the U.S. ed-tech market at $7.5 billion in 2010. With daily launches of new products promising to solve all manner of problems — from managing classrooms to engaging bored students with [...] more »