A MacArthur funded study released today by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) found that school district administrators understand the significance of Web 2.0 for teaching and learning, but the actual use of Web 2.0 to improve the learning environment in U.S. schools is quite limited. The study, “Leadership for Web 2.0 in Education: Promise and Reality,” was produced to gain understanding of the beliefs, perspectives, and practices of administrators which are conducive to or constraining of effective use of Web 2.0.

Digital Media & Learning, Education, Technology, United States, Youth

Study Shows Time Spent Online Important for Teen Development

The MacArthur-supported study shows that America’s youth are developing important social and technical skills online, often in ways adults do not understand or value. Read More