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Opinion: Lawmakers Need to Consult Teachers When Legislating EdTech

One teacher gets the importance of regulating student data, but asks legislators everywhere to consult with teachers on how they use technology in the classroom to better draft policy reform on the subject.

Robots Becoming Supplemental Aids to Students' Writing Techniques

Swiss reasearchers have created robots that can aid students in the development of their writing techniques by putting them in the position of an educator.

EdTech Growth Doesn't Stop K-12 Textbook Demand

According to a recent study, print accounts for 70 percent of the country's PreK-12 learning materials despite the growing trend of technology use and integration in the classroom.

Measured Progress Addresses Initial Problems With Smarter Balanced Platform

Measured Progress, a not-for-profit organization responsible for creating standard based assessments, open up about their latest challenges with the online assessment delivery platform provided by Smarter Balanced.

Educator: Digital 'Curriculum Needs to Catch Up With Reality'

Former journalist and current educator Reuben Loewy as spent recent years creating a digital curriculum that aims to teach high school students beyond throwing new technology at students and instead giving students a complete education on digital citizenship, according to The Atlantic.

Study: Overwhelming Percent of Districts Use Cloud Services

Sixty-five percent of districts surveyed in a report from the Consortium of School Networking are using cloud services to provide mobile learning to students, according to DistrictAdministration.com

Why Google Chromebooks May Surpass iPads in the Classroom

Since its introduction, Google Chromebooks have found a place in the classroom thanks to the device's affordable price, practical design, and easy straight-forward device management, according to an article on THEJournal.com.