Digital Education

How to help students avoid the remedial ed trap

A new study highlights some promising reforms but also points out obstacles

Counting your way to a college A

University of Michigan professors award many more A's under new grading system

Can sadness be good for reading?

Developers of educational software look at links between emotions and learning

U.S. ranks No. 13 in new collaborative problem-solving test

Video game playing appears to harm social skills

Open Educational Resources haven’t upended the way that K-12 schools get course materials – yet

That could change as whole-course curricula become freely accessible online

Technology overuse may be the new digital divide

As more poor families get access to technology, their kids' screen time expands

Students make use of tablets and technology while working in small groups.

Three lessons from rigorous research on education technology

Hope seen in "personalized" software for math


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Do Mom and Dad know what’s good for their children online?

New survey measures parent attitudes, influence and perceptions of children’s media use

Nearly half of education-vendor websites tested had security problems, audit reveals

Schools need to test encryption on sites teachers and students use

Will “school choice on steroids” get a boost under a Trump administration?

A policy that Betsy DeVos, a voucher and charter advocate, might favor as education secretary