Contextual Collaboration white paper

eSchool News

It’s increasingly critical for all stakeholders to have access to the right information at the right time – this enables informed decision-making at all levels of the education process and helps ensure students reach their potential. In this crowdsourced white paper, we explore “contextual collaboration” – what it is, why it’s important and how to get started

Importance of Assistive Technology

N2Y

This white paper discusses the array of assistive technology devices and services and how these can help students minimize the challenges of their disability and participate more fully in their education. Legislation ensuring greater access to, and availability of, assistive technology.

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Symbols in Learning and Literacy

N2Y

Throughout history, symbols have been used by humans to empower communication, provide access to important information and as an essential component in language development. White Paper White Papers and eBooks Guides and eBooks SymbolStix Prime SymbolStix Squares Total Solution

Intelitek Releases White Paper on Changing Education Systems to Prepare Students for the Demands of Modern Society and the Industrial Workspace

techlearning

That is the main assertion of a new white paper released by Intelitek. and its effect on education,” the paper explains how and why education paradigms must shift in order to align with future careers and jobs. The paper outlines the Education 4.0 According to the white paper, the last 250 years have brought forth four industrial revolutions, each sparked by an innovation: (1) the steam engine; (2) the production line; (3) the computer and (4) the internet.

CARES Act Funding

N2Y

n2y and Education Week have partnered to create an overview of what educators need to know to access the funds and invest them in academic programs, technology, and services for special education. You’ll learn: How your district can gain access to funds that have been earmarked for education.

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5 Best Practices for Choosing the Right Operating System for Your District

techlearning

What are the best ways for districts to balance their investments in legacy systems with new demands for expanded access and improved user experiences? Techlearning Resources White Papers

How Artificial Intelligence Supports Safer Learning

techlearning

Traditionally, this has involved monitoring and filtering web access by keeping lists of appropriate and inappropriate websites. The dynamic nature of the web makes traditional URL-based filtering—the process of categorizing entire web pages by their domains—a largely ineffective method of controlling the kinds of content that students access. Click here to download the full white paper.

The Case for Cloud Computing in K12

techlearning

What are the best ways for districts to balance their investments in legacy systems with new demands for expanded access and improved user experiences? Techlearning Resources White Papers

Achieve learning continuity and keep students productive with remote access

eSchool News

With innovative IT solutions, schools can provide remote data and app access and BYOD functionality to keep students connected from anywhere. Read this white paper for best practices and real-word example to maintain learning when students and faculty can’t get to the classroom to ensure that learning outcomes are met. Schools can experience substantial learning disruption when unforeseen events keep students and staff from reaching campus.

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Introducing The Idealis, An Open-Access Journal for Library and Information Science Research

ProfHacker

There’s a new resource for librarians looking for high-quality, open-access library and information science research, The Idealis. Started by Stacy Konkiel, Lily Troia, & Nicky Agate, the website is : …a new kind of open access overlay journal, powered by PressForward and curated by librarian-experts working in the arena of scholarly communication. Profession open access scholarly communication scholarly publishing

Engrade users can access Knovation’s digital content

eSchool News

McGraw-Hill Education, a learning science company, and Knovation, an online resource curation tool, announced a collaboration to expand and simplify educators’ and students’ access to professionally-evaluated, standards-aligned digital content. By providing Engrade users with simpler access to high-quality curated OER, we can accomplish our goals by putting students and educators in a better position to achieve theirs.”.

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Educator Micro-credentials are Grounded in Research

Digital Promise

Accessed and awarded online, micro-credentials leverage an online technology platform to provide educators competency-based, on-demand, personalized, and shareable opportunities to demonstrate and be recognized for their professional learning. Digital Promise’s new white paper examines how the organization has ensured the content of micro-credentials and the process for earning them are anchored in rigorous research.

Class of 2020: Action Plan for Education ~ 13 Years Flew By 

SETDA Says

This project included a Student Bill of Rights and a series of white papers (below). At that time, the critical topics that bubbled to the top were broadband access, […].

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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Creating a sea change to improve teacher impact

The Christensen Institute

Tomorrow the Clayton Christensen Institute is releasing a white paper titled, “Solving the Nation’s Teacher Shortage: How online learning can fix the broken teacher labor market.” In that paper, Mallory Dwinal analyzes how the macro-level influences of women’s rights, technological improvements in other sectors, and teachers’ family structures have led to shortages of teachers by grade level, subject area, region, and quality.

A regional public university’s identity crisis

The Hechinger Report

Last fall, a white paper by O.U.’s We do not enrich our citizens and help ensure equal access if we pour our money into marketing and recruitment.” Micaylah Nash, a junior in a green T-shirt with “OHIO” in white letters, said through a black cloth mask. “I’m

4 Online museums you can bring in the classroom

Neo LMS

NEO White paper: Ensuring continuous education in the hybrid or virtual classroom. A few weeks ago, I watched the movie “Night at the Museum” with my family again, and I realized that one of the fondest memories I have from school years is a visit to the museum.

5 steps to universally-designed instruction

eSchool News

White paper addresses instructional design process to make learning rigorous, accessible for all learners. Goalbook has published a white paper, Different Paths Up the Same Mountain, which outlines a 5-step instructional design process for educators to apply in the classroom. Neu observed, “Goalbook’s white paper articulates a clear approach for how educators can design instruction that provides access to high levels of learning for all students.”

Free STEM Curriculum Distance Learning Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learn how to use the amazing Immersive Reader that makes learning accessible to all. Aperture also has a parent portal with additional resources families can access during this transition period.

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ST Math: The Gaming Software Changing Online Learning

MIND Research Institute

He and I were going through a couple of clarifying questions after reading his recent white paper unpacking the underlying scientific concepts of ST Math. Gameplay Makes Math Accessible.

Schools Invest in Cameras and Security to Boost Building Safety

EdTech Magazine

DISCOVER: Download our white paper to l earn more about enhanced video surveillance. The growing emphasis on video feed-based technology, Price says, marks a change in the way districts once approached people gaining access to school grounds.

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OPINION: Kindergarten is more than preparation for first grade, and we need to take it back

The Hechinger Report

More K-12 schools are emphasizing the noncognitive skills that students can access throughout their schooling and careers. As the white paper “ Taking Back Kindergarten: Rethinking Rigor for Young Learners ” discusses, a rigorous approach to kindergarten does not have to be at odds with developmentally appropriate education. She contributed the foreword to the white paper “ Taking Back Kindergarten: Rethinking Rigor for Young Learners.”

How our changing world is shifting the way Gen Z is influenced by post-secondary marketing

eSchool News

Glacier and Academica Group’s annual White Paper Report, ‘State of Advertising to High School Students in 2020′, sheds light on Gen Z’s changing social media habits and how they respond to advertising.

Mentoring Minds Launches Mobile App to Support Instruction and Student Success

eSchool News

It’s imperative that teachers are able to easily access instructional resources that are both impactful and cost-effective,” said Shad Madsen, CEO at Mentoring Minds. Learn With Us’ blog: Enjoy quick access to our blog for articles, white papers, and upcoming webinars and events.

How Gameplay Enhances Math Learning

MIND Research Institute

He and I were going through a couple of clarifying questions after reading his recent white paper unpacking the underlying scientific concepts of ST Math. Gameplay Makes Math Accessible.

Is Your School Modern? Check Out These 10 Principles to Find Out

The Innovative Educator

This is the question educators and authors Will Richardson and Bruce Dixon answer in their white paper 10 Principles For Schools of Modern Learning: The Urgent Case for Reimagining Today’s Schools. Read the full white paper to discover why each Principle is important and steps to put it into action. Visit page 5 of the whitepaper where you can access the source behind each piece of evidence.

How to Embrace Unconventional Classroom Designs

EdTech Magazine

Each collaborative area must have access to a digital display. To learn more tips, download the CDW•G white paper, “ A Modern Learning Environment. ”. How to Embrace Unconventional Classroom Designs. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 04/20/2018 - 15:10. Despite the abundant technology advances that have taken place over the past century, many classrooms still have something in common with the one-room schoolhouses of yore.

Envisioning the 7 habits of highly resilient schools

The Christensen Institute

This white paper from USAID argues so. At the Christensen Institute, our mission is to drive better access and outcomes in education by equipping leaders with innovation strategies informed by a powerful set of theories.

Schools Invest in Cameras and Security to Boost Building Safety

EdTech Magazine

DISCOVER: Download our white paper to l earn more about enhanced video surveillance. The growing emphasis on video feed-based technology, Price says, marks a change in the way districts once approached people gaining access to school grounds. When Keith Price became technology director of Alabama’s Vestavia Hills City Schools in 2019, one of the first tasks he tackled was replacing the district’s aging video management system.

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Gamechanger: Type to Learn is Now in the Cloud!

Ask a Tech Teacher

For ease of accessibility, students can also adjust font size and play audio with rollover buttons. Here’s a link to their white paper. A parent report can be accessed from the student login which allows parents to track their child’s typing progress and scores. Because Type to Learn is cloud-based, it is easy to assign practice not only for classwork but homework, allowing students to work on keyboarding from any device, from anywhere with Internet access.

XPRIZE: The Real Winners? Underserved Adult Learners

Digital Promise

Although low-skilled adults have minimal access to educational opportunities, I outlined in my 2015 blog post some ways in which technology has the potential to provide critical access to quality, personalized learning experiences for this underserved population. It has spurred the publication of white papers, launch of incubators and conferences, as well as interest amongst journalists and advocacy groups.

How Technology Is Harming Your Child’s Development … Or Is It?

Securly

There are a wide variety of factors and silver linings accompanying this issue; thus, we have compiled the pros and cons of the top online activities (across various age groups) in the table below: Taken from Securly’s Managing Screen Time: The Student’s Perspective white paper. Now, with increasing accessibility to handheld portable devices (in a recent American Academy of Pediatrics study , 96.6%

Customize Your Experience with the EdTech Insider Program

EdTech Magazine

EdTech Insiders gain access to personalized content recommendations and our most in-depth, premium articles, videos and more. Insiders can unlock access to white papers, view daily fast facts, save articles to read later and weigh in on trending topics through Insider polls. When content catches your eye but you don’t have time to read, tap or click a flag found on every article and video to save it in your library and quickly access it later.

Schools Need Robust Networks to Support Internet of Things

EdTech Magazine

An IDC white paper, “ Prepare for Billions: The IoT 2020 IT Readiness Indicator ,” measures organizations’ IoT strategy and infrastructure planning based on cloud-first delivery; data flow and action control; governance, risk management and compliance; and advanced analytics and insight. Those deploying new wireless access points should select 802.11ac Wave 2 technology for high performance. Schools Need Robust Networks to Support Internet of Things. jena.passut_7651.

Could VR Be the Missing Piece in Meaningful Language Instruction?

Edsurge

White paper : “Demystifying the Digital Realm: Applying the research behind language learning and task-based learning to VR”. And right now, VR enables access to what have suddenly become unobtainable environments, even just cafes and fast-food restaurants.