Articles: DA Archive

K12 Schools Must Fill Need For Digital Media Skills

A recent report out of Northwestern University, "Trust Online: Young Adults' Evaluation of Web Content," finds college students take for granted online information, pointing to the need for public schools to teach these skills.

Motivation Is Key to New Kind of Virtual Learning

A small pilot study using Skype in K12 districts finds that that student motivation is the best indicator of success for this new type of virtual learning.

Enhancing Open Source Technology

A new partnership between Dell and Moodlerooms brings cloud computing, software and open source technology together in the classroom.

STEM Education Can Help Prevent the Next Disaster

The gulf drilling explosion on the Deepwater Horizon caused an unprecedented disaster. The most sustainable and forward-thinking answer to prevent the next disaster may lie in education.

Redefining Online Learning Standards for Athletes

On August 1st, the National Collegiate Athletic Association put into effect new standards for online courses high school athletes may take.

Special Report: States of Debate: The Golden State Loses Its Luster

After having a rich and unique history as an education leader, California starts to crumble under fiscal uncertainty. The third in a three state series.

New Products

The latest in hardware, software, books and materials, facilities and the Internet.

Race to the Top or to the Bottom?

Overhauling teacher evaluation systems has the potential to undo some of the good work of past reforms.

The Push for Public Preschool

More districts are seeing the advantages of school readiness and preparing youngsters for their K12 careers.

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