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Report outlines how to shift to tech-enabled personalized learning

Last year, more than 100 education leaders attended the Technology-Enabled Personalized Learning (TEPL) Summit hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University in collaboration with Digital Promise, the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), and the Michigan Association of Intermediate School Administrators (MAISA). This convening was unique in that the leaders included similar representation from industry, associations and nonprofits, and university and K-12 educators. Together, they compared experiences, discussed common challenges and barriers, explored case studies, and identified potential solutions and models that all must be addressed collectively to scale the implementation of personalized learning through technology. Their suggestions...

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5 core functions of the LMS of the future

According to over 70 higher-ed IT specialists, current LMS functionality is great for administrative tasks, but lacking in providing support for the new learning approaches on today’s campuses. The…

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3 critical education topics affecting U.S. students

An annual report examines the persistent gender gap in reading performance, how the Common Core is impacting reading achievement, and how intrinsic motivation plays a key role in…

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4 key digital learning developments

Fifty-eight percent of high school students in a national survey said they use their own mobile devices for learning in school, and 47 percent of teachers in the…

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Faster learning progress seen in first Common Core state

Results from the first state to adopt the Common Core State Standards—Kentucky—show that students with more exposure to the standards “made faster progress in learning” than peers who…

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Researcher asks: Does the SIS build or dismantle trust?

One researcher is poised to take a fascinating look at Student Information Systems and the data they collect. Are they building a culture of trust?…

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How Twitter influences the Common Core debate

Researchers tracked thousands of tweets on Common Core. What they found was a fascinating look inside the minds of supporters and detractors. University researchers Jonathan Supovitz (University of Pennsylvania…

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How can games support classroom practice?

A new study reveals that scoring systems and player progress dashboards are among common game traits that can help educators more effectively track student learning, but game design…

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Gaming, coding top students’ ed tech wish lists

Access to high-speed internet is among middle and high school students' top technology preferences, according to a CompTIA national survey of students and educators Fifty-six percent of surveyed students…

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Competition essential to solving U.S. STEM gap

Developing a rigorous vetting process for talented teachers and opening up school choice options are paramount to engaging students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to…

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Study reveals steps to kindergarten prep

An intervention that uses music and games to help preschoolers learn self-regulation skills is helping prepare at-risk children for kindergarten, a new study from Oregon State University shows. Self-regulation…

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Mac to School

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Districts across the nation are facing a dilemma: How can you keep up with the changing landscape of expensive educational technology when budgets are tighter than ever? The…

Navigating the New E-rate

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In a series of moves that mark the biggest changes to the E-rate in its 17-year history, the Federal Communications Commission has updated the nation’s school wiring program…

Teaching Essential 21st Century Skills

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Today’s students need more than just instruction in the core topic areas. They also need to learn key 21st-century skills that will serve them well in a globally…

Transforming Today’s Math Education

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Math can be a challenging subject for many middle and high school students—and schools and districts often struggle to find ways to improve math proficiency while sustaining student…

Successful Tips to Accelerate English Language Learning (ELL)

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English language learners (ELLs) face many obstacles compared to native English speakers. How can educators respond to significant challenges facing schools? Here’s what you need to know…

Complete Classroom Management for Any Environment

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Many solutions claim to be “multi-platform”, but with dedicated versions from Windows to ChromeOS, Android to iOS, Mac to Linux, all backed by a wealth of best practice…