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  • Will Smart Phones Eliminate the Digital Divide?

    Within five years, every K-12 student in America will be using a mobile handheld device as a part of learning, according to Elliot Soloway, a professor at the University of Michigan who's been following ed tech trends for the last three decades.

  • $500,000 Grant Fuels Digital Media Development for Experimental School

    PBS will develop achievement-oriented content especially for the New York City Department of Education's School of One (So1) with the help of a $500,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. School of One is an experiment in personalizing education using multiple modalities of instruction, allowing students to learn at their own pace and according to their own respective strengths and weaknesses.

  • NGLC Launches $10 Million in New Grants

    Education initiative Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) has kicked off a new round of challenge grants aimed at helping middle school students improve their math and reading skills through the use of technology.