In Case You Missed It: The K-12 Articles You Should Read This Week

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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.

Special Report on the K-12 Ed-Tech Marketplace

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. . .

ConnectED, One Year In

EdCentral Article

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. . .

Gates Foundation: Delay Linking Tests to Teacher Evals

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. . .

Vendor Tips for Smoother Edtech Implementation

EdSurge 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. . .

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