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

A shocking number of young people can’t separate fact from fiction online

Stanford education researchers share their discouraging research

How text messages help mentors connect with students in Idaho

  Photo: Getty Images The text message is a powerful tool in an unconventional high school program in Idaho. The technology…

The tried-and-trued model of personalized learning that’s been around for 100 years

Leaving the “factory model” mindset — again

How will the presidential election results influence education technology in schools?

Uncertainty on how a Trump administration might influence innovation

Getting schooled in social media

Tweets, texts and new apps help link schools with parents and community


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Kiara McPherson and Jeremiah Hilliard, two students at Em Boyd Elementary, work on a science project. Students say they prefer the iPads to the desktop computers that they used to use in class.

Why one Mississippi district ditched textbooks for laptops

Superintendent says new technology improving academics, behavior

More schools are online than ever before – but it’s far from perfect

Latest CoSN survey measures how far technology has spread

Must a classroom be high-tech to make personalized learning work?

How a district in Arizona is using “little data” to personalize learning