news roundup

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

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.

Laura Ascione

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