The success of the largest education reform effort of the last decade — Common Core State Standards — is contingent upon effective teacher professional development, according to a new report. But professional development needs to become more than a string of one-day workshops in order to help teachers make the transition.
By 2016, most collaborative technologies will be available across devices, from Web browsers to desktop software to native smart phone and tablet apps, according to a new report.
The worldwide server market grew a modest 4 percent in the second quarter of 2013 in terms of unit shipments but declined overall in revenue, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.
Despite a sluggish overall PC market, high-end workstations are continuing to experience growth in 2013.
One out of every seven human beings in the world will get a new smart phone this year. According to a new forecast from market research firm IDC, more than 1 billion new smart phones will make their way into consumers' hands in 2013, the first time it will reach that mark in a single year.
Based on the findings of a new survey from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, the vast majority of Americans are actively taking steps to avoid online surveillance by the government or other organizations or individuals.
Tablets are facing strong competition from an unexpected segment of the computing industry: smart phones. Just as tablets have chipped away at PCs in recent years, in coming years larger smart phones will cut into some of the growth previously forecast for the tablet market, according to a new report.
According to a new report from the Cato Institute, few state education departments provide financial information that's complete or timely or understandable by the public.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Digital badges can help students pursue personal learning pathways and provide a standardized platform for learners to demonstrate their accomplishments, according to a new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Mozilla Foundation.
American teens are concerned enough about their privacy to let their concerns drive app download choices. According to a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, more than half of teens (51 percent) who have downloaded apps to their mobile phones and tablets have avoided certain apps over worries about privacy.