Polaris Recognized as Learning Analytics Solution of the Year

N2Y

In 2021, n2y’s Unique Learning System ® was EdTech Breakthrough’s choice for “Overall EdTech Solution of the Year.”. Using the comprehensive data automatically collected in Polaris, teams can create meaningful IEPs that address the needs of the whole student through personalized goals.

Personalized Learning, Teachers Unleashed, and a Learning Analytics Partnership: The Story of Fresno Unified

Edsurge

At last February’s Board meeting, 10-year old Ryan inspired the adults in the room to see how tech can be leveraged for learning in a whole new light. Ryan had this chance to shine because of Fresno’s Personalized Learning Initiative (PLI), which has been fostering student voice, choice and collaboration over the last two years. With 71,000 students, Fresno is the fourth largest district in California. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies

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Add Questions to Videos and Monitor Student Progress, for Free, with EdPuzzle

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Easily Assess Student Engagement With Video Lessons With This Powerful Free Application Being able to take any video and add questions to it that students must answer before continuing to watch is an. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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5 learning trends COVID-19 will bring to 2021

eSchool News

This year, education systems throughout the world were flipped upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic causing a massive shift in how students are learning and how educators are teaching. Here are five predictions for learning in 2021: 1.

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EdisonLearning and FocalPointK12 Announce Partnership to Provide Comprehensive Learning and Analytics Solution for Grades 6-12

eSchool News

The partnership enables device-agnostic access to educators and students, increasing accessibility to help close the achievement gap across the nation. EdisonLearning provides digital learning solutions, including core and elective eCourses for grades 6-12. Learn more at [link].

Virtual Education in a Post-Pandemic World

eSchool News

But once it did, the pandemic itself became the paradigm shift that changed how all of us would start to see the role of education for teachers, parents, and students. Using the right virtual classroom software also plays a huge role in the success of virtual learning.

Assigning Homework In the Digital Age: The Benefits of Virtual Classrooms

EdTech4Beginners

Over the past few decades, schools have relied on computer technology for delivering educational content or equipping students with resources to enhance their learning. Incorporating these tools helps educators keep their students engaged in a time when online media is a huge part of many students’ lives. Teachers can also assign videos and quizzes to either an entire classroom or specific students, offering more opportunities for scaffolding.

How to Retain Students in a Post-Pandemic World

Omega Notes

Student retention has long been a challenge facing higher education, and COVID-19 has only exacerbated the struggle of keeping students enrolled. In 2019, on average 26 percent of students postponed or stopped their education according to the NSC Research Center. Engage Students.

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The Benefits Of Using Technology In Learning

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The Benefits Of Using Technology In Learning. However, thanks to technology, teachers are still able to continue teaching and students don’t lag behind. Challenges Of Using Technology In Learning. So many distractions for students. Engaging Students In New Ways.

How to Retain Students in a Post-Pandemic World

Omega Notes

Student retention has long been a challenge facing higher education, and COVID-19 has only exacerbated the struggle of keeping students enrolled. In 2019, on average 26 percent of students postponed or stopped their education according to the NSC Research Center. Engage Students.

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How to Retain Students in a Post-Pandemic World

Omega Notes

Student retention has long been a challenge facing higher education, and COVID-19 has only exacerbated the struggle of keeping students enrolled. In 2019, on average 26 percent of students postponed or stopped their education according to the NSC Research Center. Engage Students.

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Marketplace trend update: 6 ed-tech developments

eSchool News

Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change. Below, we’ve gathered some of the latest and most relevant marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education.

In the marketplace: Science achievement skyrockets, makerspaces expand, and more

eSchool News

Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change. Check below for the latest marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education. Developed by Accelerate Learning and Rice University, STEMscopes is the most widely used science curriculum in Texas.

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Reading Students Through a Tech Lens

edWeb.net

That’s what it felt like for teachers and students when COVID propelled them into the digital world. They wondered: Would it be possible for students to learn effectively outside of the classroom? Could instruction be adapted to keep learners engaged from afar?

Why Should Students and Publishers Adapt eBooks in STEM Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

STEM-based learning programs are being introduced in schools all across the globe. STEM has proved to be a much better educational program in terms of learning effectiveness and leading to better career opportunities than the regular curriculum. Students gain valuable experience with the help of hands-on learning activities practiced extensively in STEM-based education. Over the last few years, eBooks have become synonymous with flexible learning.

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Pearson CEO Fallon Talks Common Core, Rise of ‘Open’ Resources

Marketplace K-12

A Pearson business motto is “content plus assessment, powered by technology, equalizes effective learning at scale,” Fallon said, and after years of striving for that goal, “we only feel that it’s really now starting to come together.”. The weight of the activity will be in blended learning, and how you combine the benefits of face-to-face with purely online approaches.”.

Learner analytics

Learning with 'e's

As was identified in the 2011 NMC Horizon Report ( I served on the advisory board of the UK JISC version), it seems that learner analytics is going to be a big thing for education over the next four to five years. Expect to see it emerging into mainstream practice in a number of versions, specifically aligned to the personalised learning agenda. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Can Notifications Encourage Struggling College Students to Succeed?

MindShift

The email from Phillips showed genuine care from an engaged professor. It was also, perhaps unbeknownst to Lofton, part of the community college’s strategy to marry data science with interventions to improve student performance. Only the goal isn’t a World Series ring; it’s to help more students stick with college, improve academically and graduate. Innovative predictive analytics are essential for businesses, especially tech companies.

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15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017. Stephen Downes works in the Learning and Performance Support Systems program at the National Research Council, a multi-year effort to develop personal learning technology and learning analytics.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

It works well, that is, if you disregard student data privacy and security. Affluent students get to digital tools for creative exploration; poor students get to use theirs for test prep. Boundless’s materials have been archived by David Wiley’s company Lumen Learning.