About Benjamin @BenjaminBHerold
Benjamin Herold is a staff writer for Education Week. He covers education technology and writes for the Digital Education blog.
Benjamin’s Recent Stories
Education Oct 18From entry-level to executive, today’s jobs demand digital literacy
At one health industry company, digital literacy skills are needed across the board.
Education Jul 28For principals, student sexting a speeding ‘freight train,’ full of peril
School principals from across the nation said they're overwhelmed by the dangers of sexting and the developmental, legal and technological aspects of a phenomenon that's moving far faster than their ability to keep up.
Education Dec 14Students have struggled with fake news for longer than you think
For schools, media literacy is an “enduring issue” that predates social media and the internet, said Lawrence Paska of the National Council for the Social Studies.
Education Mar 01Schools experiment with student ‘work from home’ days
More schools are opting for student teleworking, offering classes online. The strategy is currently being used by a handful of schools in Alabama, Minnesota, and New Jersey, and represents a new twist on established trends in digital learning.