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personalized-learning News

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…

LMS-digital-learning How-to

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…

education-report News

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…

digital-speakup News

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…

common-core News

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…

trust-sis

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?…

Common-Twitter News

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…

games-teachers News

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…

technology-learning News

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…

STEM-report News

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…

early-kindergarten News

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…

teacher-leaders How-to

4 strategies to build strong teacher leadership

School leaders take on many forms, including students, support staff, and teachers. Building strong teacher leaders helps support a positive and high-achieving school culture, and one of the…

screen-time News

Screen time debate broadens with research

Screen time remains a hot-button issue, but classifying technology use guidelines to include active versus passive use, and how the technology is used, could help redefine traditional screen…

Gaming-Digital News

Wanted: Immersive gaming in K-8 classrooms

Seventy-four percent of K-8 teachers in a recent report said they use digital games for instruction, though few teachers reported engaging students with immersive games that offer in-depth…

technology-scope News

3 ways technology buoys at-risk students

Interactive learning and other technology-enabled strategies can increase engagement and significantly improve achievement among at-risk students, according to a new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education (AEE)…

brain-scan News

Brain-scans research delivers lessons on how kids learn

On a recent afternoon, a 10-year-old girl with long, blond, curly hair, gave University of Washington researchers a peek inside her brain. Lying flat on her back inside a…

deeper-learning News

Deeper learning has significant impact, study finds

New research reveals that students who attend schools with a focus on deeper learning are more likely to graduate on time and demonstrate higher achievement and test scores,…

learning-spaces News

Transforming learning with physical spaces

School leaders implement new technology initiatives and update teaching and learning goals regularly, but sometimes, the actual physical learning spaces in districts are overlooked. Today, more and more research…

STEM-STEAM Resource

Get the stats on STEM vs. STEAM

Advocates say STEAM education–with an “a” for the arts–should trump STEM education STEM education is, by now, familiar to educators and parents across the country. Without STEM knowledge,…

informal-learning News

How important is informal learning?

Learning is changing. It is moving from a primarily school-based, formal process to include more informal opportunities. Learning is just as likely to occur among a group of…

writing-pilot News

Can young students master digital writing assessments?

A new pilot study reveals that fourth grade students are well-equipped to successfully take computer-based writing assessments. The National Center for Education Statistics conducted the National Assessment of Educational…

STEM-jobs News

Jobs requiring STEM skills take longer to fill

The difficulty of filling STEM jobs is a challenge, and it's going to get worse. That's the assessment of a report published in early July. Across a range of…

technology-integration News

Three new developments in K-12 technology integration

Technology skills for students and educators are essential for college and workforce success, particularly in an increasingly global economy. But how does technology integration match up with education…

kids-learning News

About half of kids’ learning ability is in their DNA, study says

You may think you're better at reading than you are at math (or vice versa), but new research suggests you're probably equally good (or bad) at both. The…

flipped-research News

Flipped learning skyrockets across the nation

Though no learning model is perfect, flipped learning offers educators and students one way to boost engagement and make learning much more interesting and organic. And as more research…