Jill Bennin

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The FCC just repealed net neutrality. What happens next?

The FCC voted this morning to nullify 2015’s Open Internet Order and its strong net neutrality rules, substituting a flimsy replacement with a deeply (and deliberately) incorrect technical justification.<p>The battle is lost. What of the war? Here’s what happens next, and what you can do to …

Net Neutrality Is Gone. How Could That Affect You?

On Dec. 14, 2017, the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to overturn the net neutrality rules established under …

5 Ways to Improve Your District's Digital Leadership

By onOctober 18, 2017 12:11 PM<p>Educators are counting on your digital leadership and your support to help everyone embrace edtech. Here are five ways …

Education Technology

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

5 impactful edtech trends in 2017

Education technology is evolving, and this is a magnificent thing. It manages to provide us with that power and experience that everyone wanted to have as a young child. But integrating various new education technology trends to the table does seem to be quite challenging, especially with so many …

Education Technology

Banning 'To Kill a Mockingbird' teaches students the wrong lesson - to fear mere words

A Mississippi school district in Biloxi has just pulled Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” from its middle school curriculum because “it makes people uncomfortable.”<p>This is hardly the first case of increasing sensitivity at schools. For instance, last year a district in Virginia removed classroom …

Literature

These freaky new stories are for grown-up Goosebumps kids

A conversation with writer Carmen Maria Machado about her smart and scary debut book, Her Body And Other Parties.<p>“I like being creeped out, and I …

10 Classic Novels for Teens

A Great Reading List for Junior High and High School Students<p>These 10 classic novels for teens are often taught in American high schools, and they're …

Literature

“We Need to let Students ‘Read, Read, Read'”

We Need to let Students ‘Read, Read, Read’ is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.<p>Rita Platt, Sonja Cherry-Paul, Dana Johansen, …