In Case You Missed It: The K-12 Articles You Should Read This Week
In this installment of ICYMI, we look at broadband access in schools, Common Core testing, edtech implementation in the classroom, and EdWeek’s multi-article report on the state of the K-12 edtech market. Here are the K-12 articles we think you’ll find interesting this week.
EdWeek Set of Articles
On Monday EdWeek rolled out 13 articles as part of its special report, “Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace.” The articles cover topics such as increasingly savvy K-12 decision makers, shifts in the marketplace, and interviews with three edtech CEOs. Do yourself a favor and check it out. Read the articles. . .
President Obama announced the ConnectED initiative last June. New America Foundation’s Lindsey Tepe examines how much progress was made during the first year. Read the article. . .
Washington Post Article
In a statement yesterday, Vicki Phillips, the director of K-12 education at the Gates Foundation, urged state education leaders to delay tying the results of Common Core exams to student promotion and teacher evaluations. Read the article. . .
Mastery Design Collaborative’s co-founder Samir Bolar offers you three tips for improving your product’s implementation in the classroom (and increasing customer satisfaction). Read the article. . .