Given the unique challenges faced by preK-3 teachers, teacher effectiveness at those levels should not be evaluated on student reading and math achievement alone but should also account for how young children actually learn, according to a new report.
A university study comparing learning management systems has concluded that the latest crop of learning management systems evaluated have made "significant progress" since the assessments started in 2005. However, one of the report's authors noted, "We believe much more needs to be done."
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Even as Apple's iPad shipments surge worldwide, its dominance of the tablet market is less secure than it once was. In the first quarter of 2013, its market share dipped just below 40 percent, as Samsung, ASUS, and Microsoft moved upward.
Most elementary and secondary students are using mobile devices in their studies, either in the classroom or at home. And, according to a new study, the majority would like to be able to use them more in class.
A new survey from the Learning First Alliance and Grunwald Associates suggests that parents of young children, girls, and students who are required to use portable or mobile devices in school are more likely to see the educational potential of such devices.
The Center for Digital Education and the National School Boards Association have released key findings of the latest Digital School Districts Survey and have named top-10 districts in three classifications.
The market for Windows-based PCs has declined faster than anticipated. According to two independent reports, PCs fell off 11.2 percent to 13.9 percent in the first quarter of 2013 -- the steepest decline in the history of the PC.
Identity management, vulnerability assessment, and other forms of enterprise IT security technologies are slowly moving to the cloud. According to a report released this week, just about 10 percent of all enterprise security product features will be delivered via the cloud.
By the end of this year, Android will be in more devices than the next four competitors combined (Windows, iOS, Mac OS, and BlackBerry). Before the end of this decade, Android will be in nearly as many devices as all other operating systems combined.
Digital Learning Now! has released a new Digital Learning Report that measures the progress made by individual states toward digital learning and makes recommendations for future reforms.