Blended Learning

More classrooms have high-tech devices. More schools have speedy Internet connections. And more teachers are mixing technology into their lessons. Can blended learning improve academic outcomes? Will it help disadvantaged students? The Hechinger Report explores the way new technology is changing what we teach and learn. See all our Special Reports

App helps English Language learners build confidence

Kathy Rogers teaches at Louis Pizitz Middle School in Vestavia Hills, Ala. When a new seventh-grader joined her homeroom class last year, the veteran teacher faced a challenge: the…

We must not shut low-income students out of computer sciences

The latest literacy crisis has nothing to do with reading

E-Counseling 2.0: Can a new wave of virtual guidance help?

The latest virtual guidance counseling services may help more low-income kids get to college

New high score: Game-based learning is a winner in college remedial math

Summer pilot program at Borough of Manhattan Community College

Study says Ohio’s virtual charters can’t replace the traditional school experience

Adding to the stack of research about problems with online-only schools

Has New Hampshire found the secret to online education that works?

Hint: it takes strong relationships and a strong dose of reality

For ed-tech success, why schools use technology is just as important as how

A California school group refined its goals before turning to an ed-tech company


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More than just a science lesson: NASA EarthKAM fascinates a special education classroom

Speech-language therapist Dacia DeAngelis demonstrates gravity in a lesson with fourth grade students at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School in the Asbury Park School District in New Jersey.

Can public schools replicate the Mooresville model for digital learning success? Former superintendent Mark Edwards says they can

Superintendent Mark Edwards of Mooresville, N.C., who is leaving to join Discovery Education Mooresville Graded School District, near Charlotte, North Carolina, has become a national leader over…

Mix a little math into that bedtime story

An app helps parents combat kids’ summer math loss