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Why Computer Science Should Be A High School Graduation Requirement

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Computing is an integral part of every aspect of our lives, from how we connect with each other to the way we do our jobs and get around. Computing is the number one source of all new wages in the U.S. economy and there are currently 500,000 open computing jobs across the country.

Programmatic Best Practices for Healthy Academic Programs

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It’s no secret that higher education is changing and that the way students are consuming education is evolving along with it.

Why The High Achievers Have Moved to Shop Class

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A new breed of students has flooded into career-technical education, and they’re transforming a slice of the K-12 world that’s long suffered from stigma and disrespect.

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Research Finds Online Service Providers Boost Program Enrollment

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Universities that contract with an online program management company tend to outperform those that go it on their own.

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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

750 Million Reasons Why You Should Care About Bootcamps

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Conversations about coding bootcamps, at least in Silicon Valley, seem to take one of two forms: breathless odes to a bright new dawn for education, or dire warnings of their likely collapse. Either way, novelty drives the narrative, not market size.

The Value of the Online Program Management Industry

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The Online Program Management (OPM) industry has emerged over the last decade as a key part of the online higher education marketplace, with $1.1 billion in revenue. And education research firm Eduventures expects this growth to continue for the next several years.

5 Misconceptions About Online Program Management Providers

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What do you think of the online program management (OPM) industry? If you are like many higher ed people that I speak with, your answer may not be all that positive.

A Shakeout Coming for Online Program Management Companies

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With so many online program management companies offering similar services, many market observers agree: something’s got to give. Ten years ago, just three or four companies existed to help universities start online programs.

Colleges Should Build Online Programs, Not New Gyms and Climbing Walls

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As college leaders scroll through their perilous spreadsheets this summer, anxiously looking for the most productive way to spend their meager resources, this may be the time for them to rethink their usual approach —and aggressively invest in online education.

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Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

The Future of Education Technology

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Original Article Source: [link]. With the exponential emergence of radical, innovative technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR), the way that kids learn is undergoing a radical transformation.

Designing Accessible Ed Tech Can Be Costly, But Demand is on the Rise

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Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. . Subscribe today!

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

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Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events.

3 Key Social Media Platforms That You Can Use To Keep Students Engaged In Your Classroom

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Where do students spend their time outside of school? Engagement is a key component of learning, so what better way to engage students than by implementing the social media platforms they already love to use? Students spend much of their lives outside of school interacting on social media.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

6 Ways to Increase Student Assessment Scores

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Every teacher wants their students to succeed, and assessments are a great way to measure success. Maybe your students are doing fairly well and you’re just looking for small improvements. Or maybe your students are struggling and you just aren’t seeing a change in test scores, no matter what you do.

How Can School Leaders Personalize Learning? New Book Offers a Guide

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Personalized learning has been an education buzzword for several years. A recent survey of by the state education technology directors association, or SETDA, put personalized learning at the top of the list of state priorities.

Five Top Technology Trends In Special Education

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(TNS) — Fueled by technological advances, changing state policies, and a continued push from advocates, ed-tech companies and researchers are crafting new tools and strategies to better serve students with disabilities.

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6 Things the Best Teachers Do

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They say that no two teachers are alike. Each one has a teaching style that creates a unique classroom experience. Some prefer project-based learning, while others use interactive assessments to measure student growth.

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

Education Startup Backed By Mark Zuckerberg Starts Global Expansion With Acquisition

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India’s leading education app developer, Byju, is tapping a war chest that includes funding from Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to go global. The company is paying $120 million to acquire Osmo, a U.S. startup that makes learning games for young children.

UF Professor Receives $5 Million Grant to Improve Florida Public Education Technology

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Starting next year, 11 counties across Florida will take part in a program that will change the way science, math, engineering and technology are taught in public schools. In September, the U.S.

13 Edtech Tools Every Teacher and Student Should Know About

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Original Article Source: [link]. Today the importance of educational technology goes beyond the use of instructional aids because of the ubiquity and usefulness of technology in everyday life.

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Google Aquires Baltimore-Based Educational Technology Firm Workbench

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Original Article Source: [link]. Workbench, a Baltimore-based education technology firm, has been acquired by Google , the companies announced.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Data, Data Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink: The Importance of Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships

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Original Article Source: [link]. As the focus on evidence-based practices has increased in education, practitioners are increasingly using data to make decisions to improve learning.

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Personalized Learning at Its Best

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Who Can Help Me Apply Learning Science Research to Course Development?

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Every day, new insights into learning science provide vital knowledge of what students need to succeed, but how can we sift through the deluge of research and implement the best insights for learner success? It’s a daunting task that often exceeds the time and money allocated for development.

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5 Top Ways Technology Benefits Project Based Learning

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Original Source: [link]. Project based learning (PBL) is a great way to have students engage authentically and dig deep into content related topics that are driving their curiosity. PROJECT VS PROBLEM.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Standout with these 5 Lesson Improvement Tips

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It’s a necessary evil based in scientific research. Tedious, time-consuming, and difficult are among the most common words used to describe the process.

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Return Your Students to Normalcy: 5 Tips to Getting Back to Learning

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Sharpen those pencils, folks. A new school year is upon us. What that means for every teacher may be a little different, but one thing remains the same: among those crisp spiral notebooks, sparkly new folders and updated wardrobes is a group of young minds prepared to learn. Right? Wrong.

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6 Unbeatable Ways To Spot High Quality Open Education Resources (OER)

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Since OER came onto the map in the early 2000s, the pool of available resources has grown into a vast ocean. With a wide array of OER materials at our fingertips, the trick now is not so much in finding OER, but on identifying high quality OER that can be used and transformed for our classroom needs.

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What Do Teachers REALLY Do Over Summer Break?

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Did you ever wonder what your teachers did over the summer as a kid? It’s rather mysterious from a child’s perspective. They spend half their waking hours ten months of the year in the same building, the same classroom, with their teacher.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.