Lexia Learning Releases New White Paper for Educators

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In the white paper, Carreker discusses the different ways in which students exhibit non-proficiency, such as students who demonstrate deep knowledge and vocabulary in class discussions but read slowly and inaccurately; or students who read flawlessly but without comprehension.

Lexia Releases White Paper on How Teachers Can Ensure Equity in Literacy Education

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Dr. Suzanne Carreker, the principal educational content lead at Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone® (NYSE: RST) company has authored a new white paper that provides insights into how literacy educators can build their capacity as well as their confidence in ensuring an equitable literacy education.

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

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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 DERRY, N.H.

AI Curriculum Is Coming for K-12 At Last. What Will It Include?

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Members of the “ AI for K-12 ” work group wrote in a recent Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence white paper that “unlike the general subject of computing, when it comes to AI, there is little guidance for teaching at the K-12 level.” Among other advances, ISTE and AI4All are developing separate curricula with support from General Motors and Google, respectively, according to the white paper. The AI for K-12 white paper lists five core concepts.

MIT Starts University Group to Build New Digital Credential System

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Another impetus was to make sure no one commercial company develops the de-facto standard for how colleges share credential information. Others have expressed concern over patents owned by companies for digital credential systems.

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Could on-demand online tutoring be the gateway to personalizing learning for colleges?

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A few years ago, the ReWired Group and Bob Moesta , my coauthor on my next book, Choosing College , undertook a project for the tutoring marketplace company, Wyzant.

Kickboard and Aperture Education Partner to Help Schools Use Student Behavior Data to Measure Social Emotional Learning

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Aperture Education and Kickboard created a white paper “The DESSA SEL Inventory: A strength-based approach to promoting positive student behavior” which coincides with the launch of Kickboard’s DESSA SEL Inventory. To download the white paper, visit [link]. Charlotte N.C.

Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers

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Large technology companies are beginning to see the benefits as well. According to a white paper from CDW , there are seven unique benefits to adopting hyperconvergence: 1. Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product – Impero Education Pro – at ISTE 2018

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The company will showcase the new features of its award-winning product this week at ISTE 2018 in booth #630. “We It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits.

Creating a Vision for Your School and Getting Buy In from Stakeholders

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We read their white paper for transforming teaching and Learning. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Unless You Ask, the Answer is No: iCERI 2016

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The requirements to present included: submitting an abstract for a white paper to a panel, submitting the fully formatted white paper after being selected, and then actually showing up in Spain to present the research.

Impero Software Names Richard Fuller as New CEO and Announces its New Austin, TX Headquarters in the U.S.

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19, 2018 – Impero Software has announced the appointment of Richard Fuller as its new CEO to drive the company’s next phase of growth as it bolsters its global business plan. Fuller took over for Sam Pemberton, who moved to a non-executive board position with the company.

Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks

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Once they are felled, they are transported to a paper mill, there’s a wide array of processes including pulping, heating, drying and pressing, starching process, which makes printable paper. Industry experts indicate that while using the chemical pulping to produce 1 ton of printing paper approximately 24 trees are required. No paper, no printing. Download the white paper to learn more about how US higher education publishers can make use of a subscription model.

Impero Software Announces Philip Walters as its New Chairman

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These are important tasks and I look forward to working with the company as we move forward with this work both in the UK, and the U.S.” It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits.

How a Partnership Over Annotation Software Fits Into Bigger Changes in Research Workflow

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Last week the company took another step along that path by announcing a partnership with a nonprofit named Hypothesis , which makes annotation software that lets readers make margin notes on online articles. Schonfeld, director of Ithaka S+R's Libraries and Scholarly Communication Program, in a white paper published last month called Big Deal: Should Universities Outsource More Core Research Infrastructure? “If

To Get More Students to Office Hours, Colleges Rethink the Faculty Office

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Selingo, a former editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, who wrote a white paper on innovative faculty office designs for the furniture company Steelcase. But plenty of professors say that offices are more than a symbol—they’re the place where they’re most productive, a private haven to do research, prepare lectures and grade papers. “I If there’s a paper that’s just come back, they either want to get feedback or litigate or discuss their grade.”

Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

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Game Based Learning Research and White Papers. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to edit and post it.

Can law schools disrupt themselves?

The Christensen Institute

As my co-author, Michael Horn, and I explain in our new white paper, “ Disrupting law school ,” law schools should begin now to set themselves up as the disruptor. But this high-flying company missed and ultimately was destroyed by the personal computer. Because DEC could earn higher and higher margins producing more and more powerful minicomputers for demanding clients, the company had no incentive to pursue PC technology.

Engrade users can access Knovation’s digital content

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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.

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Will a Netflix Model Work for Textbooks?

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Mercier, who’s starting his second year studying business management at City, University of London’s Cass Business School in a couple of weeks, found three of them on a new service called Perlego , a UK-based company which wants to be the Netflix of academic content. So far the company has won participation by major textbook publishers, including Palgrave, Wiley and Pearson. There are publications like major reports, white papers and case studies too.

Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks

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Once they are felled, they are transported to a paper mill, there’s a wide array of processes including pulping, heating, drying and pressing, starching process, which makes printable paper. Industry experts indicate that while using the chemical pulping to produce 1 ton of printing paper approximately 24 trees are required. No paper, no printing. Download the white paper to learn more about how US higher education publishers can make use of a subscription model.

Reinventing research

The Christensen Institute

The reason why, as Max Ventilla, founder and CEO of AltSchool (where, full disclosure, I am an advisor), told Fast Company, is, “You’re not thinking about the global population as one unit that gets this experience or that experience. In our latest white paper for the Clayton Christensen Institute titled A blueprint for breakthroughs: Federally funded education research in 2016 and beyond , my coauthor Julia Freeland Fisher and I lay out a new path forward for educational research.

Big Tech Needs to Treat Our Children Better

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In 1966, the prescient Joan Ganz Cooney wrote a white paper calling for children’s educational programming, which led to the wildly successful Sesame Street. It’s time for the leaders of technology companies to recognize that whether they like it or not, they play a powerful role in our children’s cognitive development and even the strength of our democracy.

One University's Approach to Innovation: ‘You Have to Go Slow to Go Fast’

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And, I think even sometimes ten years down the road they realize "Oh, so when I was writing that 25-page research paper, you know that actually does give me really important skills and project management.”. So, we created a really extensive white paper for them. And, so now we're thinking about tailoring these to make them more consumable for a public audience—to put our white papers, blogs, and we're now featuring some experts in podcast interviews.

Should Higher Ed Re-Design Its Own Re-Design?

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Department of Education recently commissioned us as consultants for a three-day design deep dive into higher ed and the workforce and white paper. do so through an ad hoc process run by a hiring manager nestled somewhere deep within a functional area of a company or organization. This got us thinking: What if companies have been forced into the arms of automation because finding people has just become too hard?

Meet Caliper, the Data Standard That May Help Us (Finally) Measure Edtech Efficacy

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Over 500 education technologists from companies and districts gathered last week in Denver for the IMS Learning Impact meeting , hosted by the IMS Global Consortium. Today, a growing number of edtech companies are also signing on to use Caliper, which offers improved data architecture and ease of implementation. But these resemble the old paper gradebooks of the past, displaying only grades. Ron Drabkin ( @DrabkinRon ) is vice president of marketing at OpenEd, an ACT company.

How Schools Can Create Foundations For High Quality Teaching

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After spending time at 30 schools talking with administrators, teachers and education leaders, Mehta’s team came up with three big areas of improvement described in a white paper called “From Quicksand to Solid Ground: Building a Foundation to Support Quality Teaching.”. The white paper puts the problem bluntly: “Plainly put, there is no one responsible for producing actionable, practical knowledge about teaching.

How 2Revolutions is Helping Schools, Districts, and States Support Future of Learning Models

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From 2008 - 2011, the company worked on projects spanning early childhood, grades K-12, higher education and the workforce, while simultaneously crystallizing its philosophy. In 2011, Rubin and Kern co-authored and released, Designing The Future of Learning, a white paper focused on the transformation taking place in the educational system. In addition to the platform, the company has also brought together 75 experts to form a group which they call the “talent cloud.”

?Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Tokenization of Learning

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Take LiveEdu , for example, a Y Combinator-backed online learning company that touts itself as being the “next-gen Lynda.com,” referring to a platform that offers online courses and skills training. The company claims on its website that it’s near that goal, with more than 7.2 According to the company’s white paper , EDU tokens will initially cost about $1 USD per 12 EDU tokens.) The company claims its business will focus on problems in STEM and academia.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Edsurge : “As LinkedIn ’s Video Library Grows, Company Says It Has No Plans to Compete With Colleges.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “White paper explores changing the accreditation system to encourage continuous improvement and open the door to ‘alternative’ education providers.” ” The white paper comes from Ithaka S+R. That’s despite privacy concerns about the company. Education Politics.

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Southern New Hampshire University’s Paul LeBlanc Wants Higher Ed to Back Up Its Claims

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On a flight from Kuala Lumpur to New York in 2011 LeBlanc wrote “a little white paper” that set the stage for SNHU’s foray into direct-assessment programs. Under LeBlanc’s leadership, in 2012 SNHU was the only academic institution on Fast Company’’s World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies list. Competency-based learning has received widespread recognition as a way to better align higher education to careers.

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IMHO

Kathy Schrock

The same day, I was sent a lesson planning white paper that was released by a company. If you are passionate about something or think something is not quite right about an aspect of education, write the company, the blogger, the Tweeter, the President, and let them know.

The Essential Underpinnings Of Shifting to ‘Modern Learning’

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They consult with school leaders around the world for their company Educating Modern Learners.

Misplaced Faith in Value-Added Measures for Teacher Evaluations

The 21st Century Principal

The burden is on those who support these measures to adequately explain them and to support their use with peer-reviewed research, not company white-papers and studies by those who developed the measures in the first place. Due to Race to the Top and the No Child Left Behind waivers, 41 states have now elected to use Value-Added Measures or VAMs as a part of teacher evaluations.

Not Another Dashboard: K-12 Interoperability Efforts Aim to Inform (Not Just Report)

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As the demand for interoperability increases among schools, some companies are taking notice and working with their product development teams to make change — but the actions are small and the changes come slowly. Some companies share data through secure file transfer protocol — but only if their customers ask. A few years ago, when a company said, ‘We don’t share the data across systems,’ sometimes school districts [would] just suck it up.

Hack Education Weekly News

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“The UK government has published its 2016 HE White Paper, entitled Success as a Knowledge Economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice,” the Times Higher Education reports. For what it’s worth, Richard Hall’s response makes for better reading than the white paper itself. Also via Chalkbeat : “Black and white students score far apart on a new test of technology skills.” Education Politics. “ U.S.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Solocron Education LLC , a company whose entire ‘education’ business is filing lawsuits, owns U.S. ” Via the AP : “ Remington Arms and the families of some victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre have agreed that any dispute over the release of company documents in a lawsuit brought by the families and a surviving teacher will be decided by a judge.” The company has raised $57 million total. Presidential Campaign Politics.

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A guest post from AASL’s Banned Websites Awareness Day Committee

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In 2014, ALA Washington’s Office for Information and Technology Policy (OITP) developed a helpful white paper to examine CIPA’s decade-long impact, Fencing Out Knowledge t h a t d e l i n e a t e d f o u r recommendations t o ALA: Increase awareness of the spectrum of filtering choices. AASL’s Banned Websites Awareness Day is coming up on September 30th. Many thanks to the AASL Banned Websites Awareness Committee for this important guest post.

Can US Higher Education Publishers Leverage a Subscription Model

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A lot of media, telecom, eCommerce, software companies use this model, where customers pay for the service or product for a specific time period. Companies that provide subscription-based services, offer monthly, quarterly, yearly, two-yearly subscriptions.

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WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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This follows the company’s recent integrations with Canvas and Schoology and its OneRoster alignment. The combined companies now extend from enrollment to graduation in districts that include traditional public, charter, and independent schools across the country.