Digital Strategy for
Learning & Employment
We have rapidly mobilized resources to safeguard education, mitigate disruptions, and support programs during this crisis. Visit our Tips for Distance Learning page for resources and read more about our global efforts.
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Educational technologies advance at rapid speeds. Our experts help you identify, design, implement, evaluate, and promote best practices in leveraging technology to accelerate learning.
Catalyzing an edtech movement
to expand reach and impact of adult and youth education
The EdTech Center @ World Education leverages technology to increase the reach and impact of education and workforce initiatives and to enable everyone to thrive and be active, informed citizens in the new digital world. We work with partners to accelerate learning, digital literacy, college and career readiness and economic mobility. Together we are catalyzing an edtech movement that puts the needs of learners and instructors first. Join us now!
Online and in-person training to share best practices and foster edtech leadership
Research & Evaluation
Research, identification, and testing of new tools, emerging best practices, and delivery models
Meeting learners’ needs in partnership with tech developers and education and community organizations
Education on the power of technology for adult learning and advocacy for greater Internet and technology access
Our latest projects, professional development resources, and blog posts
The Transforming Distance Education course is now live on our site! The free and open course offers four learning modules developed by the EdTech Center @ World Education with support from the US Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) to provide timely, high-quality professional development on distance and blended learning.
The EdTech Center @ World Education has partnered with Adobe and Readability Matters to bring you this webinar on readability in digital texts and literacy. We’ll introduce readability and why it matters and share promising tools for supporting enhanced, personalized readability in digital texts for learners. We’ll also show examples of how you can use these tools with content and articles from The Change Agent. Register here.
By Cynthia Peters Looking for engaging, relevant content that you can teach in the remote classroom? The Change Agent publishes powerful writing authored by adult students, with learning activities to accompany each article. We now offer our content in media-rich...
Readability for All The EdTech Center @ World Education has partnered with Adobe, Readability Matters and the University of Central Florida to explore how text personalization can improve readability in digital texts and literacy for all ages and abilities. As remote...
By Jamie Kreil and Jen Vanek With the launch of the Adult Literacy XPRIZE Communities Competition in 2018, adult literacy programs across the US had unprecedented access to relevant and free mobile apps for learning. Among the apps used was Learning Upgrade, which...
As adult education programs shift from emergency remote teaching to more intentional, strategic integration of technology to support instruction and learning, we’ve seen instructors experimenting with a range of different edtech tools. Typically this begins with...