Research & Forecasts

Concerns Over Homework Gap Hinder Technology Adoption

More educators want to be trained on how to incorporate technology into their daily teaching practices, but a new report from Project Tomorrow shows that they are concerned how their students will be able to access those tools outside the classroom

How Teens Consume Digital Media

A new survey from Common Sense finds young people are watching twice as many online videos every day than they did four years ago.

3 Hurdles to Educators Implementing Technology Tools

A new report from Project Tomorrow identifies three “pre-existing conditions” that provide context on how teachers use technology as an engagement tool.

How Teachers Use Technology to Enrich Learning Experiences

Creating opportunities to engage with primary source documents and virtual labs can provide students with more valuable learning experiences in the classroom, according to a new report.

Ed Tech Tools Research Group Starts Work

The Jefferson Education Exchange has announced the 30-member steering committee who will guide the nonprofit’s efforts to help educators make better technology decisions.

How Teachers Incorporate STEM Learning into the Classroom

A new ED report identifies nine dimensions of effective STEM learning practices that are used in classrooms today.

Grant to Fund Ed Tech Implementation Sharing Prototype

The Jefferson Education Exchange is working with LearnPlatform to develop a platform where teachers can share information on how they are using education technology products in their classrooms.

Survey: More Teacher Training Needed for Ed Tech Tools

While the majority of teachers think technology is a priority to boost student engagement, a recent survey finds that teachers lack training or learning materials needed to implement technology solutions effectively in their classrooms.

STEAM Initiative for Brooklyn South Students Launches

A new program from startup incubator New Lab provides Brooklyn South high school students with opportunities to develop projects that explore the impact of technology on different industries.

Interactive Tool to Compare Academic Achievement Nationwide Debuts

The Educational Opportunity Project at Stanford University is introducing an interactive interface to show schools, districts and counties compare against the national average in three measures of academic performance. The interactive data tool provides the public with information on test scores and learning rates broken down by race, gender and family income rates that can be shared as charts, maps and download PDFs.

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