Featured Education Content

  1. Ed Tech Evaluation Tool Released By U.S. Department Of Education
    11/18/2016

    Ed Tech RCE Coach helps schools analyze their own data to evaluate their educational technology use. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Future Of Open Access Educational Materials Is Ripe With Opportunity
    9/14/2016

    Study shows open educational resources in higher ed could triple over the next five years. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. California School District Embraces Wearable Tech To Connect Their Students
    8/30/2016

    Wearable tech will have a tremendous impact on the education of the future. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. New York State Education Department Appoints First Privacy Officer To Secure Student Data
    8/30/2016

    New role emphasizes the challenges of protecting confidential student information. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Only 16% Of Teachers Say Their Schools’ Tech Integration Deserves An ‘A’
    5/23/2016

    Schools are falling short on tech implementation, despite billions spend in investments. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Updated Dashboards Reveal Agency-Specific Website Traffic
    2/23/2016

    Filters provide important insights into public interactions with federal agencies.

  7. MOOCs And Their Role In Your IT Client’s Business
    1/18/2016

    With more than 2,400 courses being offered by more than 400 universities to between 16 and 18 million students in 2014, MOOCs are on the rise.

  8. New California Legislation Protects Student Data
    1/15/2016

    A new California law limits the use of student data for advertising, The law, effective January 1, 2016, was signed into law in 2014 by Governor Jerry Brown and prohibits the operators of education websites, online services, and apps from using any student’s person information to create targeted advertising or a commercial profile.

  9. Education Technology Budgeted In Revisions To No Child Left Behind
    12/22/2015

    On December 10, President Barack Obama passed into law the revisions made to the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, collectively called the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). These revisions, which totaled 1,059 pages, include support for education technology. The bill authorized $1.65 billion for education technology and includes training for teachers to use new technologies in the classroom

  10. Research Finds $30 Billion Wasted In U.S. On Unused Software
    11/20/2015

    Global organizations are wasting money on software that is not used, according to a new report from Software Lifecycle Automation company 1E. The report The Real Cost of Unused Software analyzed the results of a four-year study of more than 1,800 software titles deployed on 3.6 million desktops, in 129 enterprises, across 14 industries.