Lexia Learning Releases New White Paper for Educators


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


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.

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


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.

Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: The 5 R’s Strategy for Teachers

ViewSonic Education

Once used by almost every major tech company to create computer content Flash is being replaced by more modern and open platforms. Quick Take: Take a closer look at the Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: What will happen. Dangers to teachers & other users of Flash.

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How to succeed with online PD for teachers


White paper: Using NEO for professional development for teachers. Schools should follow the example of companies, and offer teachers more opportunities for PD. Professional development (PD) for teachers is an ongoing process.

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


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


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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Q&A: Rod Houpe Uses Evidence to Drive Change in Schools

EdTech Magazine

Houpe, along with colleagues Renee Patton, director of education for Cisco , and Sonny Magana, founder of consulting firm Magana Education , are part of Cisco’s K–12 Executive Council, a team of thought leaders who produced a white paper about organizational change as a driver of educational digital transformation. Houpe spoke with EdTech about the white paper and the ways in which the Fourth Industrial Revolution is driving digital transformation.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

Should Career Counselors Use Digital Personality Tests to Help Students Choose Majors?


Colleges have long relied on pen-and-paper assessments purporting to measure students’ personalities, interests and values, Donnelly says. Donnelly selected a career-advising platform owned by the Myers-Briggs Company—yes, the makers of that classic personality test.

Unless You Ask, the Answer is No: iCERI 2016


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.

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


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.

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


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

Trade Shows: When to Go and What to Do When You Get There


Attending trade shows seems like an absolute must for educational publishers; the cost, personnel, and logistics can be obstacles for even the larger companies. First, since no company can attend every event, staff should meet to discuss event strategy every year ahead of trade show season.

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

EdTech Magazine

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


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.

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


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.

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.

Impero Software Announces Philip Walters as its New Chairman


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.

Will a Netflix Model Work for Textbooks?


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.

Edtech Industry Magnate Michael Moe Makes a Pivot


In 1996, I wrote a white paper called “The Dawn of the Age of Knowledge,” which was really a thesis about what I felt was going on in the growth economy. public market cap companies. We’re starting to see companies emerge that are becoming large.

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


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.”

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.

Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

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.

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


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.

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


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.

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.

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


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?

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


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.”

Big Tech Needs to Treat Our Children Better


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.

?Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Tokenization of Learning


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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How Schools Can Create Foundations For High Quality Teaching


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.

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


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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Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

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.

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


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.