What’s up next for ed-tech news in 2016?

By Laura Devaney, Director of News, @eSN_Laura
January 8th, 2016

news roundup

Catch up on the most compelling K-12 news stories you may have missed this week

Each Friday, I’ll be bringing you a recap of some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week.

I can’t fit all of our news stories here, though, so feel free to visit and read up on other news you may have missed.

In this week’s news:

5 goals, 5 barriers of digital curriculum 

School district leaders’ top objective in transitioning to a digital curriculum is to achieve greater instructor effectiveness, according to a survey from The Learning Counsel.

Utah’s early literacy program works–here’s why 

A statewide kindergarten readiness initiative in Utah is helping children develop early literacy skills before they enter kindergarten, and is doing so at a higher rate than among children who are not in the program.

Teachers want larger role in ed-tech decisions 

More teachers want to play an increased role in ed-tech decision-making, according to a survey of more than 4,300 teachers by TES Global in partnership with the Jefferson Education Accelerator.

What makes a great education tweet? 

Twitter’s popularity among educators has continued to grow, but for a profession so strapped for time, where’s the most value found? Listed below are a variety of characteristics and examples of great tweets from December.

About the Author:

Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the Director of News for eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura