As a digital revolution changes classrooms across the region and country, one key question lingers at the end of each school day: Do the new technologies actually enhance students’ learning?

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading Scientists work to make computers more effective teachers
Janice Smith’s fifth-​grade reading class at Central Elementary in the Elizabeth Forward School District was supposed to be working on a book report. Huddled around iPads, the students chatted with one another, pointing and swiping at the screens. No one was being shushed, few were sitting square in their seats, and no one…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading At Elizabeth Forward, a digital makeover aims to boost learning
The professor sits at her console and looks to the monitor at her right. There, she sees the smiling, eager faces of her students, 16 strong, for this evening’s lecture. She greets them and is greeted in return.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading Technology and flexibility combine in CMU’s online MBA program
What do you wish you could tell young people who are considering applying for college?

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading We asked 19 of the region’s top admissions officers to respond to this question:
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