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In high school and college, I suffered through quite a few research reports and papers. Ed Tech audioboom edtech educational technology gafe Google Apps piktochart research papers research reports thinglink

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16 Ways the 2016 Horizon Report Indicates That Higher Ed is Undergoing a Seismic Shift

EmergingEdTech

Education Technology Success Stories Future of Education Technology Making the case for Education Technologies 2016 horizon report for higher ed focus on change higher education undergoing major changes NMC Horizon report findings report details major changes for higher education

Report: States not making the grade on report cards

eSchool News

States are failing to effectively communicate essential information to families, educators, and communities about how their schools are doing, a new report finds. For example, across all states, report cards used more than five different terms to describe children from low-income families.

2016 EdTechTeam Impact Report

EdTechTeam

View this Impact Report (and other years) at edtechteam.com/impact EdTechTeam, a California Benefit Corporation , is a global network of educational technologists dedicated to inspiring and empowering other educators.

Personalized Learning Needed in Increasingly Diverse Classrooms, Report Says

Marketplace K-12

But a lack of high-quality curricula designed to support that personalized learning is stalling the effort, according to a new report. New technology is key to allowing educators to provide this personalized support, the report says. K-12 student population and highlights the underlying need to rethink the way classroom learning is approached, the report says. The post Personalized Learning Needed in Increasingly Diverse Classrooms, Report Says appeared first on Market Brief.

Elementary Book Report Machine

The Electric Educator

My first project of 2016 was to help Kingsley elementary school , a small school in northern Michigan, build an elementary book report machine. We quickly put together a Google form which contained all of the required elements of the book report. Book reports are meant to be read!

Report: Gamifying computer science is an easy place to start

eSchool News

In fact, though interest in computer science education, and access to it, is growing, a recent report found that not enough students are taking high-quality computer science classes at the high school and university levels. The report found that just half of U.S.

Report: Last affordable options for college students are fast disappearing

The Hechinger Report

The converging trends of falling state investment, rising tuition, and stagnant incomes has finally pushed higher education out of the grasp of low- and middle-income Americans, even at community colleges, a new report contends.

Self-Paced E-Learning Market Evaporating, Report Finds

Marketplace K-12

Future revenue in the $33 billion e-learning market is expected to fall precipitously in the United States and internationally, but sales of other types of digital learning products are predicted to rise, according to a market research report released recently. By guest blogger Leo Doran.

Game-Based Learning Thrives, Despite Report of its Decline

EdTech Magazine

By Tommy Peterson Many K–12 educators remain enthusiastic about game-based learning despite a report that adoption has stalled. Classroom Game-based Learning STEM

K-12 Schools Could Save Billions by Sharing Ed-Tech Prices, Report Says

Marketplace K-12

The post K-12 Schools Could Save Billions by Sharing Ed-Tech Prices, Report Says appeared first on Market Brief. The Technology for Education Consortium calculated that some districts paid a price that is 20 to 40 percent higher than other school systems for the same hardware and software.

Innovating Pedagogy Report released - some great information included

Educational Technology Guy

The Open University''s annual ''Innovating Pedagogy'' report has just been published. 2014 is the third year they have published the report, exploring innovations in teaching, learning and assessment. Take a look at here: [link] news/news/2014-innovating- pedagogy-report.

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Report: Students’ tech use remains infrequent

eSchool News

Material from a press release was used in this report. Students’ use of digital tools and other learning technologies remains relatively sporadic, according to a new study.

Report: 4 security recommendations to keep student data safe

eSchool News

Chief among these concerns are breaches into school systems and accidental data leaks, according to a new report on data privacy from the Southern Regional Education Board , a collective that works with K-12 and higher ed policy leaders in 16 southern states.

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Report: More states are taking steps to protect student privacy

eSchool News

Separately, a report on data privacy from the Southern Regional Education Board, found that 34 states (including 14 SREB member states, mostly located in the U.S.

Spending on Ed-Tech Hardware Hits $15B Worldwide, Report Finds

Marketplace K-12

Education Technology: “Personal Computing in K-12 Q4 2014 Market Track Report” Follow @EdWeekMMolnar and @EdMarketBrief for the latest news on industry and innovation in education.

Report: Experienced Teachers Soar in Tech-Enabled Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith One finding from the SIIA Vision K-12 Survey could turn the tables on the perception of digital natives’ technological expertise. Business Intelligence Classroom Data Analytics Digital Content Leadership Management

The saga continues: Report finds ongoing iPad problems at LAUSD

eSchool News

What ensued instead was a costly debacle, and, in its wake, a fledgling, problematic recovery, described in a new report released September 2. That’s also what they said last year after the same researchers raised similar issues in their initial report.

Hidden Scholarship: Achievements Academics Don’t Report

ProfHacker

Have you ever thought of all the really important effort and work we do as academics that we actually never get an opportunity to report on as achievements?

More than half of students struggle with reading, report says

eSchool News

New report examines literacy development and urges Congress to do the same as NCLB rewrites progress. According to the report, 50 percent of African Americans, 47 percent of Latinos, and 47 percent of students from low-income families read below NAEP’s basic level.

Real-time Student Progress Reports: Simplicity with a Personalized Learning Platform

FuelEd

A teacher or administrator may need to prompt multiple teachers to provide the latest progress reports in order to put together a complete picture of a student’s performance at that point in time.

Iowa school poverty and report card rankings

Dangerously Irrelevant

Today the Iowa Department of Education issued its first-ever school report cards. Ames High School didn’t do as well this time, only managing an overall ranking of Commendable , which is the third-highest report card category.

Report: The major problems with U.S. professional development

eSchool News

Two reports detail how top-performing education systems use professional development each day. Two new reports reveal that in many top education systems, teacher professional development is built into their daily work as a means for school improvement and teacher quality.

Report: Teens feel ‘addicted’ to mobile devices

eSchool News

A new report reveals that half of teenagers said mobile device addiction impacts their daily lives.

New software supports safe internet use, reporting

eSchool News

Ensuring students can report any anxieties they might have is key to an effective safeguarding policy. NetSupport launches new education safeguarding module for IT asset management solution, NetSupport DNA.

When using data to predict outcomes, consider the ethical dilemmas, new report urges

The Hechinger Report

. Colleges and universities that use sophisticated data systems to analyze and guide students must be careful to avoid ethical dilemmas that can arise, like pigeonholing students unfairly or underestimating their abilities, according to a new report that analyzed common pitfalls of these systems.

The ASCD 2012 Annual Report

The Web20Classroom

Here in Chicago at the 2013 Annual Conference, ASCD posted their Annual Report for 2012. The online report features association statistics, interviews with ASCD members, product previews, and success stories from across the organization.

Teachers in Common-Core States Have Big Say in Choosing Resources, Report Suggests

Marketplace K-12

Teachers of math and English/language arts in states following the common-core standards are playing a strong role in developing or selecting the classroom resources they use, a report has found. Kaufman, a policy researcher at RAND and co-author of the report.

Report: 41 percent of schools are under-connected

eSchool News

A new report details the importance of state advocacy in connecting schools, students to broadband internet. The report highlights the pivotal role state leaders and policymakers play in helping districts and schools implement high-speed broadband and wi-fi in schools.

Report that says online learning growth is slowing misses big picture

The Christensen Institute

For 12 years, the Babson Survey Group in partnership with other organizations, including the Online Learning Consortium (formerly the Sloan Consortium), has done critical research into the growth of online learning in American higher education that it publishes in the report Grade Level: Tracking Online Education in the United States. percent in the fall of 2012 and, according to the most recent report published in January 2015, 3.7

Fast, Safe Way For Kids to Report Bullying

techlearning

Easy-to-use reporting tool helps kids report bullying, find adult help. Techlearning Resources App of the Day

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More Than 50 Percent of Teachers Report 1:1 Computing

EdTech Magazine

By EdTech Staff A survey finds that more educators have devices in their classrooms than ever before. Blended Learning Classroom Hardware Notebooks

3d printing and education: a workshop report

Bryan Alexander

Several institutions reported considering purchasing their first or second machine, while others described full-campus deployment under way (U Mass Amherst spoke of 48 devices). One campus reported assigning students to determine the best software for 3d production.

States have cut money for higher education 17 percent since the recession, report finds

The Hechinger Report

In spite of a gradual economic recovery and improving revenues, most states are spending dramatically less on public higher education, a new report says. The report, issued Thursday, examines the published tuition fees, or “sticker prices.”

Instead Of A Book Report, My Students ‘Wrote’ A Video

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post Instead Of A Book Report, My Students ‘Wrote’ A Video appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy Technology Elementary School New Teacher

‘What Kids Are Reading’ Report Details Vocabulary Exposure

K-12 Schools - Education News

A new report takes an in-depth look at what children are reading across all grade levels, finding that the average student has not met any college and career readiness reading standards.

Report: Schools expect faster internet within 3 years

eSchool News

The E-rate Trends Report from Funds For Learning aims to help policymakers, administrators and other stakeholders as they shape the future of the program. Next page: Top findings from the report.