Technology

Illustration of a laptop with "WE HAVE YOUR DATA PAY" on the screen

“Our Biggest Nightmare Is Here”

Cyberattacks are targeting school districts. How can schools respond to keep data and systems secure?
At the KaiPod Learning pod in Newton, Massachusetts, students are taught one on one or in small groups by former school teachers. Students often work outdoors or while listening to music, and KaiPod provides enrichment activities tailored to students’ interests.

Some Pods Will Outlast the Pandemic

Students, parents say they appreciate the support
Nicole Reitz-Larsen uses movement to teach computer science at West High School in Salt Lake City. She used to teach German and business.

Computer Science for All?

As a new subject spreads, debates flare about precisely what is taught, to whom, and for what purpose
Third-grade teacher Cara Denison manages students in person and remotely, simultaneously, at Rogers International School in Stamford, Connecticut.

Move to Trash

Five pandemic-era education practices that deserve to be dumped in the dustbin
A student follows along with a school lesson on a laptop.

Schools Squandered Virtual Learning

A timid response, with lessons for the future
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A Post-Covid Case for Classroom Cameras

When the pandemic ends, let’s keep teachers’ cameras on
A microschool run by Prenda

The Rapid Rise of Pandemic Pods

Will the parent response to Covid-19 lead to lasting change?
A Rocketship Public Schools student participates in distance learning during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“This Is Going to Be the Hardest Fall We’ve Had Maybe in the Modern History of Education.”

Silicon Schools CEO on how schools can make a high-quality jump to distance learning

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