Tag Archive: Digital Learning

  • Guest post: Crafting strong educational policies while protecting student data

    | February 11, 2015 | Add a comment

    By: Mary Gifford, Senior Vice President of Academic Policy and External Relations, K12 In September 2013, Oklahoma passed a bill safeguarding student data, and since then, student and family data privacy issues have received greater attention in state houses, largely because of increased data collection requirements and availability of data. … »

  • WATCH: The Benefits of Digital Learning

    | July 31, 2013 | Add a comment

    In this video, Utah Senator and ALEC Digital Learning Subcommittee Chairman, Howard Stephenson, explains to 53 education leaders from 16 states how students and teachers benefit from digital learning tools. By citing the positive impacts of digital learning in his own district, Senator Stephenson discusses the many advantages students receive … »

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    Technology in the Classroom Paying Off

    | March 8, 2012 | 2 Comments

    Previously, people used to think of technology in the classroom as a nice benefit. Computers and technological resources could be useful for some special projects, but they could not help improve student achievement and were ultimately costly. But with state and local education budgets under pressure and questions about student … »