Q&A: Standardized Testing

Question: Will my child be required to take standardized tests while he attends online school?

Teacher talk: Online math practice

K-12 education expert Christi Wilson explains how IXL, an online math practice site, can benefit both students and teachers.

Q&A: Test Preparation Tips

Question: I don't do well on tests. What's a good way to prepare?

Open-source digital textbooks

As the cost of textbooks soars to over $1,100 per year for the average college student, edu-tech advocates are heralding a new era of digital textbooks. But of all digital educational technology, open-source textbooks offer the real cost savings potential to students -- and schools.

The Broadband Bottleneck: Internet Access and Ed-Tech

Sarah Stracco could be the poster child for online schooling, except for one important detail: She lacks broadband access. As educational technology skyrockets, both students and schools find themselves grappling with their bandwidth needs.

Adaptive Learning: How it Works

Personalized learning technology, also known as edtech, adapts to individual needs.

10 notable note-taking apps

Inventive note-taking apps aim to help students keep track of the mountains of information piling up. These 10 note-taking apps could help you make sense out of your schoolwork and keep you organized.

10 ultra-cool educational video games

These 10 video games encourage school-age children to build math, science and language skills while helping them socialize with their peers or families.

EdTech innovations that turn learning upside down

Do your students or your kids hate fractions? Games and other types of education technology can influence both math skills and attitudes. These 10 innovations show how EdTech tools can help teachers, students, schools and families.

Homeschool help! 10 great gadgets to inspire creative homeschooling

These unique gadgets make homeschooling a snap, whether you're making lesson plans in your garage or enrolling your kids in online education programs.