As cancelled school days snowball during this year's polar vortex, schools are warming up to e-learning as a way to keep the fires of education burning at home.
K-12 education expert Christi Wilson discusses several ways teachers can incorporate technology into their language arts curriculum.
Ready to flip your classroom? Educator Christi Wilson takes a look at the many advantages of blended learning at the K-12 level.
Reward students for what they know, not how long they sit in a classroom: That's the idea behind competency-based degree programs. See how colleges across the country are changing their approach to education.
In this installment of Teacher Talk, K-12 education expert Christi Wilson discusses how teachers and parents can use YouTube for educational purposes.
Our resident K-12 educator Christi Wilson explains how Dropbox, a cloud-based file storage service, changed her approach to lesson planning.
Minecraft is a fun way for children to learn both classroom and life lessons. And now, educators around the globe are modifying the game to further its academic potential.
The world of online tutoring is advancing at a rapid pace. Here are some new tools and techs you might have to see to believe.
Thanks to Skype, people around the world can communicate face-to-face over the web. Education expert Christi Wilson explores the many benefits this technology can offer K-12 students.
Music and art can be difficult to teach online, but new applications and approaches are changing that. Here are a few success stories from online colleges and universities.
With PowerSchool, parents can check their children's grades and attendance with the click of a mouse. But is this unfettered access really necessary?
Interactive whiteboards have revolutionized the K-12 classroom. In this week's Teacher Talk, educator Christi Wilson discusses the many advantages to this new technology.
Around the world, demand for qualified cloud computing professionals outpaces supply. Learn more about growing fields like cloud architect and cloud product manager.
K-12 education expert Christi Wilson shares her experience with Edmodo, a social networking site for students and teachers.
Microsoft has long been on the cutting edge of innovation. Now, with programs and products like Bing for Schools and Microsoft Office 360 for Education, the tech giant is aiming to transform the educational landscape.
Students increasingly want course content on their digital devices -- and content providers, publishers and universities are finally responding.
Do students really benefit from technology in the classroom? Education expert Christi Wilson shares her thoughts.
Augmented reality, or the layering of information over a real-world environment, is an emerging technology finding a home in education, especially through the use of devices like Google Glass.
In a new series, K-12 educator Christi Wilson discusses her personal experiences with edu-tech and online learning.
Middle school teachers have no shortage of stories to tell, so it's no wonder that there are so many popular middle school blogs on the Web. Here's a list of 10 middle school blogs that may be worth a look.
Since 2004, IData Incorporated has provided technology consulting services to higher education institutions. Their goal: To increase efficiency through better data management and system integration.
Digital badges give students young and old concrete evidence of their knowledge, skills and accomplishments. Learn more about this emerging trend in education.
With billions of people online, data mining is the hottest new thing for market research. Algorithms that sift through the near-limitless data help us find movies we might like, improve search results and more -- a lot more. Find out what data miners are unearthing on college campuses and how big data is changing the landscape of higher education.
As online education made its way to the forefront, mobile apps began taking distance learning to the next level. Learn what mobile apps are currently helping to transform online education in new and exciting ways.
In the edu-tech world, coordination is king, and nobody knows that better than instructional coordinators specializing in high-tech learning. Find out what's driving the demand, where the jobs are, and what it means for students and teachers.
Educators serving special needs students have traditionally relied on specialized assistive technologies, but mainstream edu-tech tools are increasingly making their way into special ed classrooms.
Teachers are doing amazing things with technology in their classrooms everyday -- but the future of edu-tech is still anyone's guess. Learn about recent trends in digital learning, and the challenges facing tech-savvy educators.
Get to know Moodle, an increasingly popular learning management system, and the new native app that makes it even more accessible for online learners on the go.
Google is shedding its "just a search engine" reputation by branching out into other product categories and is now positioned to give Apple a real run for its money on its home turf − in the classroom
One crazy development in educational technology might make it possible to earn a bachelor's degree for free. Find out about the steps being taken toward free and low-cost online schooling from elite universities.
Free licenses could mean cheaper textbooks and a wider selection of learning materials for students and teachers alike. Learn how open educational resources, or OER, are changing the way we access information.
California educators have made some of the most popular college textbooks available for free online. What does this stunning tech advancement mean for students and schools in the next five years?
One company is helping elementary students learn math a different way: Through games. We caught up with a member of DreamBox Learning's curriculum design team to learn more about the company and the growing educational technology space.
Find out why the New Media Consortium recently named gamification - or game-based learning - one of the most promising trends in higher education technology today.
While other websites in the edu-tech world find success in niches, MyEdu has found success providing a one-stop educational resource for students.
Classrooms are moving into the digital age, and not just with online learning. Learn how brick and mortar classes are benefiting from high-tech tools.
Question: I'm thinking of taking classes online, but I'm not very technologically savvy. Do you think this is a bad idea?
Games aren't just for fun anymore, they're transforming the way students learn. Find out how educational technology is changing the process.
The use of interactive whiteboards continues to change the way lesson plans are delivered from kindergarten to college. A survey of K-12 teachers finds that 60 percent use interative whiteboards in their classrooms.
Question: What if I'm having technical issues in my online classroom?
Educational technology is changing the face of education from kindergarten through college. Find out what's on the horizon for 2013 and beyond.
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.
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.
Video games used to be considered bad for a child's educational development, but what if they actually are the opposite? New research shows that educational video games can provide a better learning experience for some students.
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.
Who knew robotic technology can help students learn? Check out this infographic to learn more about how robots can help students with their academic studies!
We chat with Engrade CEO Zack Posner to find out how his company has made life easier for teachers by integrating everything they need on to one, easy-to-use, online platform.