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

Highlights from SXSW’s education confab in Austin – and beyond

AUSTIN – Educators, advocates, researchers and education technology vendors gathered last week at the SXSWedu conference here, an annual event that is now in its seventh year. As usual, the…

When using data to predict outcomes, consider the ethical dilemmas, new report urges

Researchers say colleges need to take care in how they use predictive analytics

OPINION: Three misunderstandings about open resources

District leaders discuss approaches and materials that work

Students’ worry: education technology might predict failure before they have a chance to succeed

Predictive software is marketed as a way to help students before they fail, but some students see a potential downside

DeVos praises virtual schools, but new research points to problems

A new study adds to the body of research showing that online-only schools don’t serve low-performing students

Make a match: How some schools decide what education technology to buy

Tech that fits a school’s needs and training for teachers are critical to success

Can Virtual Reality “teach” empathy?

Immersive VR in the classroom is spreading fast, as teachers take students into other worlds

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Making an environment where teachers can create bespoke lessons

Schools in Rhode Island move to provide custom-fit lessons that give students more choice and voice

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

How a Colorado school district struggles to give its students a technology boost

Learning technology once reserved for special needs students is now in everyone’s hands. Can teachers figure out how best to use it?

As technology increasingly blurs the lines between how different students best learn, teachers face new demands

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