Tech Smart

Come for the computers, stay for the books

Libraries are re-booting to become the tech hub for schools

Making America whole again via civics education

Using online games and other ed-tech tools to bridge the partisan divide

Can Virtual Reality “teach” empathy?

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

What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

Can digital media literacy contend with bogus news?

Getting schooled in social media

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


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Pump up the volume! More talking in class, please!

In the push for personalized learning, can technology rescue group discussions?

Programming sun and rain: Students run an indoor farm at school by computer or mobile app

Green beans and other vegetables growing in the computer-controlled climate of a hydroponic farm in an old shipping container at Boston Latin School. Students monitor and control it…

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