Access State-Reviewed Instructional Materials with SETDA’s Dashboard

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Now education decision makers across America can see detailed reviews compiled in multiple states, to facilitate the evaluation and purchase of print and digital materials for students and teachers. A pilot program of the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) has made 12 states’ reviews of secondary math and language arts materials available, with a wide range of K-12 resources from these and other states to follow.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology

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Differentiated instruction is a method by which we can tackle this challenge and find new ways to help our students. Teachers need to acquire their own skills in using technology to provide accessible instructional materials and alternatives that will provide voice and choice for students. Effective use of technology can help teachers transform their classrooms and customize curriculum to meet student needs.

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Broadband Provides More Equitable Access to Education and Workforce Preparation

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And, that makes access to adequate and reliable broadband even more important as the development of new technologies continues. This also requires reliable broadband access that is scalable and available to meet the needs of changing technologies and student populations.

An Obstacle to the Ubiquitous Adoption of OER in US Higher Education

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While this pattern will likely continue at some level, the funding and production models that successfully kickstarted the OER movement cannot possibly scale to provide an additional 2000 courses worth of material. Take Murder, Madness and Mayhem , Project Management for Instructional Designers , and Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching, and Technology as examples. The idea of instructional materials written by students for students is incredibly appealing to me.

OER 130

Digital Higher Ed Content & The Long Tail (2012)

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The focus of digital higher education during the previous decade was overwhelmingly on the technology itself - learning management systems, bandwidth, faculty literacy with technology, student technology support, and so forth. Digital content is where people, culture, technology, organizations and markets meet. Digital content is where people, culture, technology, organizations and markets meet.

OER 36