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Could Adaptive Tech Offer Bridge to STEM Success? COULD ADAPTIVE TECH OFFER BRIDGE TO STEM SUCCESS?

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Jul 22, 2019

A new report from STEMconnector, a professional services firm that focuses on increasing the number of "STEM-ready" workers in the global talent pool, suggests that adaptive learning systems could help underrepresented populations gain traction in STEM education. According to "The Stu...

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VR for Education Market to Grow all Time High with Top Key Players- Woofbert, Zspace VR FOR EDUCATION MARKET TO GROW ALL TIME HIGH WITH TOP KEY PLAYERS- WOOFBERT, ZSPACE

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Jul 22, 2019

Virtual reality (VR) for education is an experience taking place within simulated and immersive environments that can be similar to or completely different from the real world in education filed. Latest Research Report on Global VR for Education Market Added by Garner Insights which covers Market Ov...

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The value of education is not what you think THE VALUE OF EDUCATION IS NOT WHAT YOU THINK

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Jul 22, 2019

What is education actually for? What is its value? These may seem like silly questions with obvious answers. But the country is in the midst of a crisis that calls the "obvious" answers into question. We've saddled Americans with an intolerable $1.5 trillion student debt load, but it h...

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Ontario e-learning plan unique in North America ONTARIO E-LEARNING PLAN UNIQUE IN NORTH AMERICA

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Jul 22, 2019

In its new vision for education, Education that Works for You, Ontario’s Ministry of Education announced a plan to make it mandatory that high school students take four online courses in order to graduate. Traditionally, in Ontario, students have enrolled in e-learning courses for a number of ...

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How Teachers Connect with Students in Virtual Schools HOW TEACHERS CONNECT WITH STUDENTS IN VIRTUAL SCHOOLS

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Jul 22, 2019

High School English Teacher Christina discusses how she engages and supports her online students. Through the many ways her students can participate in class and the one-on-one connections she makes with each student.

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10 Ways To Integrate Technology In Your Class 10 WAYS TO INTEGRATE TECHNOLOGY IN YOUR CLASS

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Jul 22, 2019

If location is out of reach due to logistical issues, you can simulate a virtual trip by using a wide variety of augmented reality apps. To make it easier to give lessons and presentations, use a tool that tracks and displays classroom noise. You can bolster your lesson plans by using videos as stan...

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Interesting LMS Facts you should know. INTERESTING LMS FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW.

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Jul 21, 2019

In this infographic post, we’ll be sharing some interesting LMS facts to make you understand where the eLearning industry is headed these days. Ever since the inception of the cutting edge learning management system, the corporate training has gone through a paradigm shift. The eLearning is no...

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Step by Step Classroom Setup Design & Layout Tips Classroom Plan STEP BY STEP CLASSROOM SETUP DESIGN & LAYOUT TIPS CLASSROOM PLAN

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Jul 21, 2019

We've all been there; we walk into our classroom and see an overwhelming mess and it's hard to figure out where to start.  In this video, I share with you a step by step process and tips to help you setup your classroom and create a space that you and your students will be happy with.

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Education for sustainable development as a catalyst and the roleof students in the future management of HEis EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AS A CATALYST AND THE ROLEOF STUDENTS IN THE FUTURE MANAGEMENT OF HEIS

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Jul 21, 2019

Multiple crises affect our societies and manifold political act ions threaten the global commitment for a better future. These crises generally due to trade conflicts because of resources continue to rage in the world causing instability and underlining the extreme inequalities. The European Union, ...

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Transforming Professional Learning With Micro-credentials TRANSFORMING PROFESSIONAL LEARNING WITH MICRO-CREDENTIALS

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Jul 21, 2019

As a lifelong educator, my professional learning experiences have run the gamut from self-study to week-long intensive institutes. These experiences have increased my knowledge, but few bridged the gap by impacting my instructional practice. The distinction between an impact on knowledge and practic...

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THE NARRATIVE THAT TODAY’S TEACHERS OPPOSE EDUCATION REFORM NEEDS TO STOP THE NARRATIVE THAT TODAY’S TEACHERS OPPOSE EDUCATION REFORM NEEDS TO STOP

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Jul 19, 2019

There is a troubling narrative that is circulating concerning teachers and education reform. This narrative asserts that a vast majority of teachers across the U.S. are opposed to education reform. This could not be further from the truth. We welcome well thought out reforms that help us to educate ...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF EMOTIONS IN LEARNING THE IMPORTANCE OF EMOTIONS IN LEARNING

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Jul 19, 2019

We are designed to connect with one another, but often this connection for the student who enters our classes has been damaged or broken. When a caring teacher communicates to a student “I can’t change what has happened to you, but I can walk your journey with you and I won’t leave...

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Top 6 eLearning Trends Of 2019 TOP 6 ELEARNING TRENDS OF 2019

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Jul 19, 2019

2019, so far, has seen eLearning getting bigger and better. It seems there is no stopping the industry—we are being creative and innovative like never before. So, what has happened so far, and where do we see eLearning heading for the rest of the year? More and more organisations are using mic...

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STRENGTHENING EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION STRENGTHENING EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION

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Jul 19, 2019

Improving quality, equity and learning in the early childhood care and education sector Good quality early childhood care and education (ECCE) is pivotal for improving equitable education and lifelong learning opportunities for all. ECCE refers, in this document, to organized group care outside the ...

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5 Key elements of personalized learning 5 KEY ELEMENTS OF PERSONALIZED LEARNING

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Jul 18, 2019

Along with concepts like blended learning, adaptive learning and virtual learning, the need to focus on the main character in the learning process came about. This is how personalized learning became the key to every new approach to learning and teaching. Personalized learning is created for all stu...

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Practical Issues Of Framing Learning Objectives For Online Learning PRACTICAL ISSUES OF FRAMING LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR ONLINE LEARNING

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Jul 18, 2019

What Are The Learning Objectives? A learning objective is a statement, in specific and measurable terms, that describes what learners will be able to do on completion of training. Consider specific questions to keep learning objectives grounded. Ensure objectives communicate the intent in clear term...

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Stanford students learn about humanities research through hands-on discovery STANFORD STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT HUMANITIES RESEARCH THROUGH HANDS-ON DISCOVERY

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Jul 18, 2019

A new one-week course, called Humanities Research Intensive, teaches first- and second-year undergraduate students what research in the humanities could be and what skills are needed to do it.

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How to Leverage Mainstream Technology to Boost Special Education HOW TO LEVERAGE MAINSTREAM TECHNOLOGY TO BOOST SPECIAL EDUCATION

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Jul 18, 2019

Federal laws such as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), as well as state allocations and local funding, give schools access to resources to support students with special needs. But while funding opportunities exist, they are limited, which means schools must allocate what money ...

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Why is education in the US in decline WHY IS EDUCATION IN THE US IN DECLINE

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Jul 18, 2019

For many years, the United States has won the admiration of other countries in the world for many reasons, one of which is their excellent educational system, which they have been able to maintain for decades, until recently, when there seems to be a change in the storyline. Little wonder why it bec...

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The Power Of Making EdTech Products Work Together THE POWER OF MAKING EDTECH PRODUCTS WORK TOGETHER

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Jul 18, 2019

In an increasingly tech-savvy world, few things are more frustrating than incompatibility—like when your new TV won’t work with your old, supposedly universal, remote control. If you’ve ever cursed why on Earth would any company would make a new cell phone that does not work with e...

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Future of Higher Education in the US FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE US

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Jul 18, 2019

The issues facing higher education are many. While diminished public funding of colleges and universities and a looming fiscal crisis immediately come to the forefront when considering the major issues, there are others as well. Colleges are slow to change; meanwhile, American society and its priori...

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ENVISIONING THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION AND JOBS ENVISIONING THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION AND JOBS

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Jul 17, 2019

This report, the product of a collaboration between the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the UK-based charity, Education and Employers, offers a glimpse of how children see their future, and the forces that, if properly understood and harnessed, will drive them forwa...

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Mobile Learning: Advantages And Disadvantages MOBILE LEARNING: ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES

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Jul 17, 2019

Mobile learning is very prevalent in the current scenario. Mobile learning is also known as mLearning and is a new way to get access to a variety of content available online through the use of a mobile. Mobile learning is the easiest way for students to get help. Many schools and colleges are suppor...

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Igniting imaginations and putting VR in the hands of students with Kai Frazier IGNITING IMAGINATIONS AND PUTTING VR IN THE HANDS OF STUDENTS WITH KAI FRAZIER

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Jul 17, 2019

When you were in school, you may have gone on a trip to the museum, but you probably never stood next to an erupting volcano, watching molten lava pouring down its sides. As Virtual Reality (VR) grows, learning by going into the educational experience could be the way children will learn — usi...

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ASD ASD'S MIGRANT EDUCATION SUPPORTS STUDENT LEARNING THROUGH SUMMER TUTORING PROGRAM

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Jul 16, 2019

ASD's Migrant Education Supports Student Learning through Summer Tutoring Program. If you currently work in a position associated with an ASD bargaining unit, please click the internal applicants button below to view currently open positions.

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The need for scientific knowledge, education, and critical thinking is growing THE NEED FOR SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND CRITICAL THINKING IS GROWING

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Jul 16, 2019

OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH UNIVERSITIES and their idiosyncrasies – the ideal of education and self-development and the scientific worldview – begins in our youth. Universities are increasingly co-operating with high schools and vocational schools, so that more young people can discover univer...

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WHY ARE SOME COUNTRIES SLOW TO ADOPT DIGITAL LEARNING? WHY ARE SOME COUNTRIES SLOW TO ADOPT DIGITAL LEARNING?

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Jul 16, 2019

In terms of dollars invested, the leaders in edtech adoption are the United States and China, with Western Europe and many countries in Asia close behind. In 2018, the United States invested close to $2 billion in edtech and China made an investment of more than $3 billion. Investment in Europe was ...

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FINDING THE RIGHT ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOR YOUR CLASSROOM FINDING THE RIGHT ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOR YOUR CLASSROOM

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Jul 16, 2019

As with the selection of any edtech tool, it is important not to get carried away with the technology and to forget about how the tool will support teaching and learning in the classroom. Here are some questions to consider when choosing edtech assessment tools for your classroom. This question can ...

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E–Rate Updates Free Up Resources for New Classroom Technology Projects E–RATE UPDATES FREE UP RESOURCES FOR NEW CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS

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Jul 16, 2019

Recent updates to E-rate, which put more focus on funding high-speed internet and network protection tools, have helped K–12 schools reallocate resources to improve other focus areas. K–12 schools now have much more flexibility to fund projects, thanks to the Federal Communications Commi...

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Compete and Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE AND WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem to want ultra-personalized attention on every chann...

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Forrester Total Economic Report Shows a 405% ROI on 6sense FORRESTER TOTAL ECONOMIC REPORT SHOWS A 405% ROI ON 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

Calculating ROI has become a requirement for any corporate investment, across all business functions. Gone are the days when B2B marketers could attribute their spend to “branding.” Today, they’re being forced to provide concrete spend-to-revenue analysis to justify their investmen...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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Looking for Ways to Improve Data Privacy in Schools? Start Here LOOKING FOR WAYS TO IMPROVE DATA PRIVACY IN SCHOOLS? START HERE

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Jul 15, 2019

The rapid deployment of educational technology, paired with an increase in the number of states passing data privacy laws, leaves many district administrators and technology leaders with a daunting question about protecting student and staff information: Where do we start? It can be tough to determi...

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Degree education will give way to continuous learning DEGREE EDUCATION WILL GIVE WAY TO CONTINUOUS LEARNING

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Jul 15, 2019

Degree education will undergo a transformation. It is only a matter of time. Full-time programmes will fade out, giving way to continuous learning. Here is why degree education will be disrupted and what educators should do to create meaningful learning opportunities. The first issue is relevance. I...

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The Future of School Choice Education Commission of the States National Forum on Education Policy THE FUTURE OF SCHOOL CHOICE EDUCATION COMMISSION OF THE STATES NATIONAL FORUM ON EDUCATION POLICY

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Jul 15, 2019

Every child deserves access to a quality education that provides the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to prepare them for a successful career and fulfilling life. Of all K-12 students in America, approximately 50.7 million are enrolled in public schools, 4.9 million in private schools, and ab...

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Personalized Learning helps parents play a larger role in their student PERSONALIZED LEARNING HELPS PARENTS PLAY A LARGER ROLE IN THEIR STUDENT'S EDUCATION

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Jul 15, 2019

Listen to some teachers and students talk about setting goals and involving family input to ensure their personalized learning plan goals are met.

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Surprising Facts About Online Education SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT ONLINE EDUCATION

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Jul 15, 2019

Americans are being educated after high school. The flexibility, lower cost and variety of choice are just a few reasons about why online education has become an essential component of today’s education system. Online education: It’s a course where most (80+) or all of the content is del...

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Crafting Next-level Digital Learning Experience CRAFTING NEXT-LEVEL DIGITAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE

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Jul 14, 2019

Today’s students seek swift and easy connectivity with internet and resources, anytime and anywhere. The ubiquity of digital information and all-time connectivity facilitates greater collaboration, delivers immersive learning experiences, enhances the learning environment, drives personalized ...

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Benefits of Education BENEFITS OF EDUCATION

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Jul 14, 2019

The Advantages of Going to School – Why Everyone Should get Education. It's very important to go to school because it helps a lot for our daily lives. One of the most important benefits of education is how it improves personal lives.

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Baseline Report on Career Pathways and Work-BasedLearning in Delaware BASELINE REPORT ON CAREER PATHWAYS AND WORK-BASEDLEARNING IN DELAWARE

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Jul 14, 2019

The Delaware Pathways initiative seeks to prepare Delaware’s youth to continue their education beyond high school and pursue careers in high-demand fields. The initiative began in 2014 under the leadership of five founding partners, the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), the Delaware Dep...

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Promoting a School-to-Home Community PROMOTING A SCHOOL-TO-HOME COMMUNITY

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Jul 14, 2019

One area that educators might reflect on over the summer is how to foster a better connection between home and school. There are so many tasks that we have to do on a daily basis and without a doubt, our primary responsibility is to provide the best learning experience and support for all of our stu...

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WHY HASN’T ONLINE LEARNING MADE HIGHER EDUCATION MORE AFFORDABLE? WHY HASN’T ONLINE LEARNING MADE HIGHER EDUCATION MORE AFFORDABLE?

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Jul 13, 2019

The benefits of online higher education programs have been touted since they started to become widely available about more than a decade ago. There are no buildings to maintain and there is less staff required. These were two of the arguments given as to why online education would be much cheaper th...

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What Today’s College Student Looks Like WHAT TODAY’S COLLEGE STUDENT LOOKS LIKE

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Jul 11, 2019

While 72% of college students are still grinding it out in the classroom, 14% are in hybrid programs (both online and in the classroom,) and the remaining 14% are taking their classes solely online. The majority of college students are under the age of 21, but 8% of people 40 years of age and older ...

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Blended Learning Panel Discussion - Does this approach work for all students? BLENDED LEARNING PANEL DISCUSSION - DOES THIS APPROACH WORK FOR ALL STUDENTS?

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Jul 11, 2019

Can only a certain type of student benefit from blended learning? Three experts explain how this approach increases learning and engagement for students with a wide variety of strengths and needs.

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Everything you need to prepare students for the GED test EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR THE GED TEST

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Jul 11, 2019

The GED test was built from the ground up to provide students a test that measures the skills they need to succeed. The test focuses on the foundational knowledge and skills needed for college and career readiness; colleges and employers can be confident that students who pass the GED test have the ...

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Here Are The Best Educational Apps For Your Children HERE ARE THE BEST EDUCATIONAL APPS FOR YOUR CHILDREN

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Jul 11, 2019

Digitization has grazed almost every sector, be it job, business, banking or education. Yes, today education is not limited to the classroom boundary. It has come all the way down to your mobile phones. Nowadays there are ‘n’ number of apps working on the internet that make education sim...

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How Can We Advocate for Learners in the Virtual Classroom? HOW CAN WE ADVOCATE FOR LEARNERS IN THE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM?

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Jul 11, 2019

But one question often gets overlooked: How can the instructional team advocate for virtual learners? Just like teaching in the traditional face-to-face classroom, instructors should focus not only on delivering content, but also personalizing that delivery. However, in the virtual classroom, doing ...

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Mobile Learning Trends For 2019 MOBILE LEARNING TRENDS FOR 2019

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Jul 10, 2019

70% of learners felt more motivated when training on a mobile device, as opposed to a computer. (Source: LearnDash). Mobile eLearners typically study for 40 minutes longer than a student using a desktop or tablet. (Source: MNAlearning). Clearly, Mobile learning is a "must have" today. Take...

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Students from around the world at Wings Education. STUDENTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD AT WINGS EDUCATION.

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Jul 10, 2019

Our South American, social media marketing executive Bruno and Portuguese student Tatiana talking about multi-lingual students at wings education. We have students from all corners of the world; China, Italy, Indonesia, Cuba, Portugal, Brazil; you name it, and we have them.

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MEETING THE POTENTIAL OF A VIRTUAL EDUCATION MEETING THE POTENTIAL OF A VIRTUAL EDUCATION

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Jul 10, 2019

This report is based on research made possible through the generous support of Bluum. The authors thank all the school operators who spoke with us for this report, especially: Jason Bransford, Idaho Distance Education Academy, Steve Kossakoski, Virtual Learning Academy Charter School, and Julie Youn...

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3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning 3 WAYS TO OVERCOME HIGH STUDENT-TEACHER RATIOS AND IMPROVE PERSONALIZED LEARNING

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Jul 10, 2019

According to the most recent data, student-teacher ratios in public schools currently average 16 to 1 with some states as high as 24 to 1 — meaning regularly adjusting lessons on an individual basis is, for most teachers, aspirational at best.  Here are three ways schools can overcome the...

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Robot Assisted Learning: The Future Ahead ROBOT ASSISTED LEARNING: THE FUTURE AHEAD

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Jul 10, 2019

As the computer sparked revolutionary changes in learning environments, it is likely that robots will also bring changes in education. It is important to understand various approaches from the perspective of pedagogy and student learning. Educational utilisation of robotics has seen a considerable w...

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Higher education around the world HIGHER EDUCATION AROUND THE WORLD

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Jul 09, 2019

Goal 4 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is to: “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” In our infographics, we are focussing on the topic of university education. What is the state of access to universities wor...

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A millennial student shares his plans for lifelong learning A MILLENNIAL STUDENT SHARES HIS PLANS FOR LIFELONG LEARNING

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Jul 09, 2019

Dex Duet, a student at Fletcher Technical Community College, shares his plans to earn  associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees and why continuous learning is so important.

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Best Practices for Financial Literacy and Education at Institutions of Higher Education BEST PRACTICES FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY AND EDUCATION AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

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Jul 09, 2019

Institutions of higher education1 play an important role in our society and our economy, developing educated citizens and skilled workers who are vital to America’s well-being. In addition this broad benefit, postsecondary education is valuable to many individuals, resulting in higher earnings...

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Are 3D virtual classrooms the future of radiology education? ARE 3D VIRTUAL CLASSROOMS THE FUTURE OF RADIOLOGY EDUCATION?

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Jul 09, 2019

Can a virtual world instill the same level of knowledge in radiology students as a traditional face-to-face classroom approach? Researchers of a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology think so. “A virtual world is a 3D space reproduced on the screen of a computer, where t...

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How to Engage All Students in STEM HOW TO ENGAGE ALL STUDENTS IN STEM

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Jul 09, 2019

Early in their school careers, students see STEM pathways as desirable but then change their minds: 60percent of high school students who start out interested in STEM careers lose interest by their senior year. And too many of those who are interested do not have the skills that are needed: A study ...

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The need for inclusive education: Every child has different needs THE NEED FOR INCLUSIVE EDUCATION: EVERY CHILD HAS DIFFERENT NEEDS

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Jul 09, 2019

Inclusive education needs to look at boundaries in personalities and temperaments, in motor and verbal skills that are more implicit and not a disorder but a need nonetheless. Taking initiative, performance in extracurricular activities and even in academic has a lot to do with these early associati...

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An AI Teaching Assistant Helped Students Online and No One Knew The Difference AN AI TEACHING ASSISTANT HELPED STUDENTS ONLINE AND NO ONE KNEW THE DIFFERENCE

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Jul 08, 2019

During the first few weeks in January, Jill really struggled. This was Knowledge-Based Artificial Intelligence, after all, a course with the goal to “build AI agents capable of human-level intelligence and gain insights into human cognition.” It was also a requirement for graduate studen...

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Community College is What You Want it to Be. COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS WHAT YOU WANT IT TO BE.

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Jul 08, 2019

A few Maricopa Community Colleges students got together to set the record straight about community college and common misconceptions. Whether you’re a new or returning student, transferring to a four-year university or learning new skills.

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Augmented and Mixed Reality in Higher Education AUGMENTED AND MIXED REALITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Jul 08, 2019

For students studying art objects and historic relics, technologies like AR can superimpose encyclopedic collections of facts on the item being studied. At the University of British Columbia, for example, Siobhán McPhee, a professor of geography, developed an AR-enriched, smartphone-accessibl...

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Higher Education Spotlight: Basic Facts about US Higher Education Today HIGHER EDUCATION SPOTLIGHT: BASIC FACTS ABOUT US HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY

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Jul 08, 2019

Colleges and universities continually work to build capacity in both personnel and programs. This includes the continuing development of leaders who will facilitate the changes essential to deploying resources to increase productivity. The key tasks necessary to achieve an institution’s missio...

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SiriusDecisions B-to-B Fundamentals with Elisabeth Medaris SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B FUNDAMENTALS WITH ELISABETH MEDARIS

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Jul 08, 2019

At SiriusDecisions, we’ve created a b-to-b fundamentals course to help you build a strong foundation of knowledge and develop meaningful, ongoing relationships with customers.

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Marketing Automation Study Infographic THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B MARKETING AUTOMATION STUDY INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 08, 2019

Does the organization have a valid and agreed-upon process of what its revenue engine looks like?  Is the marketing function speaking the same language as the sales team? Or are they focusing only on the lead when sales is more interested in pre-qualified, early-stage opportunities? How can sal...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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STATES WITH THE BEST PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS STATES WITH THE BEST PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS

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Jul 07, 2019

Not many issues can compare with the state of the public school system. A system that impacts the development of the nation’s future contributors and educators. Although some areas still suffer from a neglected school system, many have begun to see improvements and have exemplified their syste...

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Universal Design for Learning - Introduction to Action and Expression UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING - INTRODUCTION TO ACTION AND EXPRESSION

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Jul 07, 2019

According to CAST, an educational research and development organization focused on expanding learning opportunities for all, "Universal Design for Learning is a set of principles for curriculum development that give all individuals equal opportunities to learn.

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Higher Education Admissions Policy HIGHER EDUCATION ADMISSIONS POLICY

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Jul 07, 2019

This policy is to inform applicants, parents, guardians, and Halesowen College staff of the policies and procedures involved in making an application to the College. Halesowen College aims to provide fair and equal access to its higher education courses for all those who have the potential to succee...

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Behind the Scenes of Student Success BEHIND THE SCENES OF STUDENT SUCCESS

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Jul 07, 2019

As part of the Student Success Survey conducted with Times Higher Ed, we asked almost 300 higher ed leaders and administrators about student success. Last month, we were sharing some insights on how universities define student success, measure and deliver it at their institution. And today we are re...

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7 digital portfolio guidelines for outstanding learning performance 7 DIGITAL PORTFOLIO GUIDELINES FOR OUTSTANDING LEARNING PERFORMANCE

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Jul 04, 2019

More and more schools strive to move away from standardized educational models in favor of student-centered approaches. It is no secret that teachers also need better ways to evaluate student learning, including qualitative assessment methods. Portfolios have been around for quite some time. They ar...

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4 Ways A Mobile Learning Platform Can Help You Achieve Stellar Customer Satisfaction Scores 4 WAYS A MOBILE LEARNING PLATFORM CAN HELP YOU ACHIEVE STELLAR CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SCORES

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Jul 04, 2019

Picture the stereotypical household. A kid falls and scrapes his or her knee. One parent disinfects the wound and sends the kid back out to play while the other cleans the wound with plain water and kisses it ‘all better’. The trick to being an amazing customer service employee is knowin...

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When Virtual Reality Meets Education WHEN VIRTUAL REALITY MEETS EDUCATION

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Jul 03, 2019

Kids memorize stuff they see more than they listen to. This is a basic and significant point on which the advanced computerized world has taken schooling to an entirely different variety. Almost all the top institutions have embraced the new educating process i.e. VR ways. Computerized tutoring has ...

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How teachers can learn from artificial intelligence HOW TEACHERS CAN LEARN FROM ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Jul 02, 2019

The media has written extensively about artificial intelligence (AI), fretting about how it will replace humans in almost every job and be the demise of human civilization. But on a more positive note, we have gained a lot from machines and “AI-augmented” humans, from sensors to prosthet...

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STATION IDEAS YOU’LL WANT FOR YOUR STEM CLASSROOM STATION IDEAS YOU’LL WANT FOR YOUR STEM CLASSROOM

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Jul 02, 2019

They seem to have a sixth sense about how to design and implement STEM classroom learning centers. These teachers are brilliant when it comes to thinking up centers that their students can’t wait to use. Learners are actively involved in explorations that spark curiosity, and the excitement of...

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Promoting Transformation of Undergraduate STEM Education PROMOTING TRANSFORMATION OF UNDERGRADUATE STEM EDUCATION

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Jul 02, 2019

Research on teaching and learning has led to the development of instructional methods that are more effective in helping students learn. These evidence-based teaching practices, which encourage student engagement and active learning, as well as create inclusive learning environments, have been docum...

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How The Future of STEM is Happening Right Now HOW THE FUTURE OF STEM IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW

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Jul 02, 2019

Everybody is talking about the future of STEM learning. As our awareness of it grows, so does our awareness of its importance to what lies ahead. There's no doubt that STEM is picking up steam as schools continue looking to the possibilities STEM learning presents. In fact, it's becoming inc...

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School of Psychology - Peer-Assisted Learning SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY - PEER-ASSISTED LEARNING

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Jul 02, 2019

Psychology student and PAL Team Leader, Auste Simkute, discusses the benefits of Peer-Assisted Learning for students and how it helped her improve her grades and essay writing skills.

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Transform Learning Campus-Wide With Video TRANSFORM LEARNING CAMPUS-WIDE WITH VIDEO

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Jul 01, 2019

The need to create video is on every single corner of your institution. You can satisfy that need by delivering innovative technology that allows you to create video as broadly, or as focused, as you desire. Mediasite makes getting started with lecture capture simple, and flexible deployment options...

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Does College Still Pay? Seven New Rules for Making a Good College Choice DOES COLLEGE STILL PAY? SEVEN NEW RULES FOR MAKING A GOOD COLLEGE CHOICE

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Jul 01, 2019

On average, a college degree still offers a wage premium says a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. But those averages hide a ugly story of inflated costs, diminishing returns and a widespread worst case scenario—debt with no degree. Dizzying choices are making things worse: t...

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CREATE ALEXA SKILLS BLUEPRINTS THAT MINIMIZE YOUR CLASSROOM WORK CREATE ALEXA SKILLS BLUEPRINTS THAT MINIMIZE YOUR CLASSROOM WORK

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Jul 01, 2019

How many times have you tried to multi-task in your classroom while wishing you had an assistant to help you with all the little things? It’s not that you can’t do them yourself; you’re already doing everything else. For the price of a dinner for two, you can have an Alexa Dot in y...

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RoundGlass College Wellbeing: Supporting Healthy Minds ROUNDGLASS COLLEGE WELLBEING: SUPPORTING HEALTHY MINDS

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Jul 01, 2019

Colleges are focusing more on academic development nowadays. There is a need to have holistic development, mental health being at the helm of the same. Many colleges are seeing the need and trying to provide facilities for this but the dearth of professionals poses a significant challenge. Youth has...

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4 Tips for Kindergarten Teachers Classroom Management 4 TIPS FOR KINDERGARTEN TEACHERS CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

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Jul 01, 2019

Each year, tens of thousands of new teachers head out for their first teaching job, ready to fulfill a lifetime dream. However, most teachers have nothing to prepare them for or support them on one of the most important parts of their job: how to effectively run a classroom and handle the students.

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How to Create an eLearning Course in 12 Steps HOW TO CREATE AN ELEARNING COURSE IN 12 STEPS

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Jul 01, 2019

Looking at all the things that are involved in creating an eLearning course could make you feel like your first step should be to “Give Up.” However, with these 12 steps, we break down the process into manageable chunks, which is a big part of what makes for good eLearning course design....

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3 Mega Trends in Higher Education 3 MEGA TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Jul 01, 2019

New expectations have encouraged universities and education providers like Khan Academy and Coursera to invest in technology to provide learning like the MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) that is available on demand, can be customized and adapted to the pace of the learner thus providing greater va...

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Why Is FERPA Compliance Training Important? WHY IS FERPA COMPLIANCE TRAINING IMPORTANT?

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Jun 30, 2019

FERPA applies to the student education records of any educational institution or agency that receives federal funds administered by the Department of Education. It retroactively encompasses the admission records of students who apply once they become students and attend classes at a federally-funded...

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Tips for Successfully Implementing SEL TIPS FOR SUCCESSFULLY IMPLEMENTING SEL

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Jun 30, 2019

Social and emotional learning (“SEL”) is a practice and a way of educating that is being incorporated into more and more schools. The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotion Learning (CASEL) defines SEL as “the process through which children and adults understand and manage ...

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What to expect at Summer Institute: School-Centred Learning WHAT TO EXPECT AT SUMMER INSTITUTE: SCHOOL-CENTRED LEARNING

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Jun 30, 2019

During School-Centred Learning, you'll spend time with pupils in classrooms practising teaching techniques and teaching lessons, shadowing other teachers within the school, meeting with staff and students and receiving plenty of valuable feedback.

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Four Ways to Turn Online Exploration Into Lifelong Learning FOUR WAYS TO TURN ONLINE EXPLORATION INTO LIFELONG LEARNING

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Jun 30, 2019

Educators play a pivotal role in encouraging student curiosity and fueling the momentum necessary to cultivate passionate, lifelong learners. Here are four key ways that schools—equipped with the right tools—can guide students along their learning journeys.

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Action Plan for Digitalisation in Higher Education and Research ACTION PLAN FOR DIGITALISATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

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Jun 30, 2019

The Digitalisation strategy points out that the greatest returns are expected to result from the collaboration between the institutions and the new Directorate for ICT and shared services in higher education and research - Unit2 . Unit's responsibility for higher education and research covers th...

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Take Students on Virtual Field Trips Using These Tools TAKE STUDENTS ON VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS USING THESE TOOLS

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Jun 28, 2019

One of the important ways teachers can use technology in their classrooms (as featured in 10 important was to integrate technology in class poster) is to leverage the potential of virtual reality for educational purposes. There are several web tools and mobile apps teachers can use to take students ...

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Effective Integration of Technology in Teaching- Important Tips for Teachers EFFECTIVE INTEGRATION OF TECHNOLOGY IN TEACHING- IMPORTANT TIPS FOR TEACHERS

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Jun 27, 2019

Using technology in class should always be motivated by a real need to optimize students' learning and to enhance your teaching. Every time you want to digitize a teaching task ask yourself the following  questions: what are the added advantages of integrating technology in this task? And w...

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ISLP - International Student Learning Program ISLP - INTERNATIONAL STUDENT LEARNING PROGRAM

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Jun 27, 2019

Dozens of UofL students travel abroad each year to do service projects, sightsee and immerse themselves in local culture. In the 2018-19 school year students went to Croatia, Belize and three other countries, learning something about themselves in the process.

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WHAT TEACHERS MUST KNOW ABOUT THE NEUROSCIENCE OF EDTECH LEARNING WHAT TEACHERS MUST KNOW ABOUT THE NEUROSCIENCE OF EDTECH LEARNING

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Jun 27, 2019

Neuroscience is changing the pedagogy of education, and it’s about time. Schools have long been ready to embrace scientific theory and research. Everything educators incorporate in their instruction today must first consider whether it aligns with the neuroscience of learning. What we bring in...

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Esports Can Increase STEM Equity in Higher Education ESPORTS CAN INCREASE STEM EQUITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Jun 27, 2019

Some experts speculate that esports could be a powerful way for universities to invigorate science, technology, engineering and math program enrollments, narrowing the racial and gender gaps persisting in STEM education. According to recent data from the American Council on Education, African Americ...

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A gender perspective on human rights education A GENDER PERSPECTIVE ON HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION

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Jun 27, 2019

Assessing learning outcomes in higher education on human rights; men’s violence against women and domestic violence; and violence towards children in programmes in medicine and in social welfare. Professionals who through their work are likely to get in contact with survivors of abuse must hav...

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Google Beefs up Classroom, Begins Certifying Students GOOGLE BEEFS UP CLASSROOM, BEGINS CERTIFYING STUDENTS

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Jun 26, 2019

Google for Education has a mission to help improve learning outcomes for students around the world. During the announcement webinar, Jonathan Rochelle who developed Google Docs and is the Director of Product Management for G Suite for Education said “starting in 2006, we began to recognize the...

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SO MUCH MONEY IS BEING INVESTED IN EDTECH, BUT HAS THIS POSITIVELY AFFECTED STUDENT OUTCOMES? SO MUCH MONEY IS BEING INVESTED IN EDTECH, BUT HAS THIS POSITIVELY AFFECTED STUDENT OUTCOMES?

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Jun 26, 2019

According to Techcrunch, global investors invested $8.15 billion in Edtech companies in the first ten months of 2017. You would think that with so much money invested, Edtech would have proven itself by now. Yet, many Edtech startups fail and schools and educators hesitate to take the plunge. So the...

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A MAJOR NEW STUDY CONFIRMS THE ACADEMIC BENEFITS OF MUSIC EDUCATION A MAJOR NEW STUDY CONFIRMS THE ACADEMIC BENEFITS OF MUSIC EDUCATION

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Jun 26, 2019

Clearly, the notion that music education is an expendable frill has yet to die, even as the research showing a link between musical training and academic achievement keeps getting stronger. In February, that association was demonstrated in a rigorous study of 30,000 Miami middle-schoolers. Now it ha...

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The Art of Being a Kid: Learning to Play without the Rules THE ART OF BEING A KID: LEARNING TO PLAY WITHOUT THE RULES

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Jun 26, 2019

Early Childhood Education students learn about how kids interact by playing board games they've never seen before without the instructions.

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The Benefits Of Online Education THE BENEFITS OF ONLINE EDUCATION

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Jun 26, 2019

Online education is meant for users who want education at their convenience, anytime, anywhere. Online learning is comprehensive and highly interactive, providing the students with personalized attention that greatly reinforces what they learn in school. One of the best things about Online education...

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PROMOTION, RETENTION OR ACCELERATION OF STUDENTS PROMOTION, RETENTION OR ACCELERATION OF STUDENTS

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Jun 26, 2019

This procedure provides a framework to be used by principals, school staff and parents when making decisions about the promotion, retention or acceleration of students. It is the practice of Trillium Lakelands District School Board that students of the same age be grouped together in classrooms and ...

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How To Enhance The Impact Of Your Mobile Learning Strategy In 2019 HOW TO ENHANCE THE IMPACT OF YOUR MOBILE LEARNING STRATEGY IN 2019

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Jun 25, 2019

Mobile learning is the training that is available to learners on their mobile devices. It can be consumed on the go, and it gives them the flexibility to learn anytime, anywhere, and at their own pace. Access to learning assets is not limited to smartphones. Instead, it features “multi-device&...

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The impact of increased VR use in K-12 education THE IMPACT OF INCREASED VR USE IN K-12 EDUCATION

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Jun 25, 2019

As the use of digital technology expands across the K-12 spectrum, newer tools like virtual reality (VR) are creating quite an impact. A slew of ed-tech companies have introduced VR apps that can transform the way we teach and learn by bringing vivid experiences to the classroom, which can attract a...

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Examining the Role of Education Technology EXAMINING THE ROLE OF EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

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Jun 25, 2019

Technology can be a powerful tool for transforming learning. It can help affirm and advance relationships between educators and students, and reinvent our approaches to learning & collaboration. Everyone learns best by doing. You first learn to read by attempting reading. You learn to drive by s...

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Virtual Classroom Management Can Maximize Learning VIRTUAL CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT CAN MAXIMIZE LEARNING

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Jun 25, 2019

The virtual part of the virtual classroom might be described as being shorthand for “virtually anything.” The power of digital communication, with its cloud computing, webcams, digital whiteboards, and multimedia streaming means that online learning spaces can take on whatever shape is b...

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The Flipped Classroom - A Guide to Flipping the Classroom THE FLIPPED CLASSROOM - A GUIDE TO FLIPPING THE CLASSROOM

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Jun 25, 2019

A flipped class inverts the typical cycle of content acquisition and application so that students gain necessary knowledge before class and instructors guide students to actively and interactively clarify and apply that knowledge during class. As the best classes have always done, this approach supp...

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WHAT IS A BRITISH-BASED CURRICULUM? EDUCATION BUILT AROUND VALUES WHAT IS A BRITISH-BASED CURRICULUM? EDUCATION BUILT AROUND VALUES

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Jun 25, 2019

The Early Years Foundation Stage is based on the principles that every child is unique, constantly learning and can be resilient, capable, confident and self-assured. Positive relationships and enabling environments provide the experiences that help each child develop in individual ways and at varyi...

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TEASER: Educators Gear Instruction Toward Student Learning in Glendale TEASER: EDUCATORS GEAR INSTRUCTION TOWARD STUDENT LEARNING IN GLENDALE

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Jun 24, 2019

The Glendale Unified School District is using formative assessments as interim measures so teachers have the information they need to make sure students have the knowledge and skills they need before the end of the year.

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Building the Future of the Classroom with Google for Education BUILDING THE FUTURE OF THE CLASSROOM WITH GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION

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Jun 24, 2019

In order to build technology helps students learn, we try to imagine where the future of education is going. The recent Future of the Classroom Global Report identifies emerging trends in education, backed by research. Here’s how our products and initiatives line up with each of those trends: ...

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Teaching Empathy In An Online Class TEACHING EMPATHY IN AN ONLINE CLASS

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Jun 24, 2019

In the world of education, we are confronting antiquated concepts of empathy and redefining it as a pre-requisite to mastering the 21st-century skills. While empathy has often been viewed as an attribute of someone’s personality, it is actually a skill; one that can and should be taught. Danie...

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How E-learning Could Help You in a Career Change HOW E-LEARNING COULD HELP YOU IN A CAREER CHANGE

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Jun 24, 2019

In the past, landing a secure job with a guaranteed pension was regarded as the ultimate career highlight. Relatively, people have now become more comfortable with experimenting and stepping out of their comfort zones. Today, if people’s aspirations do not align with their job profiles, they n...

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Why Content for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) WHY CONTENT FOR SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

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Jun 24, 2019

If you’re in B2B marketing, I would challenge you to think outside the box and do things that no one else is doing. The higher you can stand, the smaller everyone else seems and the farther you can distance yourself from the competition to show: “Here’s exactly why you need to choo...

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Biggest B2B Marketing Challenges That We See Everyday as an Agency BIGGEST B2B MARKETING CHALLENGES THAT WE SEE EVERYDAY AS AN AGENCY

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Jun 24, 2019

One of the amazing blessings of getting to work at an agency is we get to see over 50 different companies and the challenges that they face. In today’s video, we’re going to talk about the biggest B2B marketing challenges that we see every day as an agency.

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing objectives - we exceed those objectives and truly re...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an example, one of the main questions someone typically h...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your conversions are at this precise moment. You may not even ...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 24, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’t just buy the first thing you see. The first thin...

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Three Big Questions on Artificial Intelligence and Schools THREE BIG QUESTIONS ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND SCHOOLS

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Jun 23, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is changing banking, health, business, and the military. But so far, it has been slow to go big in K-12 education, said Scott Garrigan, a professor at Lehigh University at a session at the International Society for Technology in Education's annual conference here. But tha...

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27-year-old Search Marketing CEO Lands 13-stop U.S. Speaking Tour 27-YEAR-OLD SEARCH MARKETING CEO LANDS 13-STOP U.S. SPEAKING TOUR

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Jun 23, 2019

Digital Summit, the largest conference series in the digital marketing industry, has invited Mehrguth to share his unique presentation, 5 Data-Validated Tactics to Increase the Experienced Marketer’s Qualified Lead Volume (…and 3 Tactics Guaranteed to Fail) with their audiences across t...

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MAKING BLENDED LEARNING WORK IN YOUR CLASSROOM MAKING BLENDED LEARNING WORK IN YOUR CLASSROOM

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Jun 21, 2019

Blended classrooms are on the rise. You’ll know you are witnessing one of the most promising instructional initiatives if you see a scenario like this: Upon walking into the classroom, you look around for the teacher. She’s not at the traditional location at the front of the room. The st...

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Micro-credentials and Education Policy in the United States MICRO-CREDENTIALS AND EDUCATION POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES

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Jun 21, 2019

In the United States, micro-credentials could serve as a powerful tool to improve the professional development industry serving teachers and administrators. Education reformers and policy leaders are beginning to recognize that if schools are to create competency-based and personalized learning expe...

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WILL AI TAKE OVER EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP? WILL AI TAKE OVER EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP?

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Jun 20, 2019

Real leadership comes from knowing how and when to give power to others. That means letting go and letting others step in. Encouraging your staff to step up doesn’t make you less of a leader; it makes you a much better leader. Leadership of any kind is stressful. What if you could train for le...

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The Challenge Embodied Learning - Future Vision THE CHALLENGE EMBODIED LEARNING - FUTURE VISION

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Jun 20, 2019

Embodied learning or body awareness combines expertise in somatics and physiology, psychology, neuroscience, nueroperception, behaviour and their impact. E.g. It helps leaders create inclusion and trust in seconds, whether in a meeting room, an auditorium, an outdoor event and even on a conference c...

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Learn to Fly! - Online Homeschool Course LEARN TO FLY! - ONLINE HOMESCHOOL COURSE

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Jun 20, 2019

Learn to fly airplanes with this program! Introduction to Aviation is an online homeschool course that can qualify for highschool credit.  Through hands on assignments and daily flight simulator training, students learn the mechanics of airplanes.

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APPLICATIONS OF AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY IN EDUCATION APPLICATIONS OF AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY IN EDUCATION

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Jun 20, 2019

Augmented reality and virtual reality have transformed several industry sectors and education is no exception. The adoption of augmented reality and virtual reality in education will lead to the development of multiple applications to improve the learning experience of students. Several reports have...

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State management of education systems and educational performance STATE MANAGEMENT OF EDUCATION SYSTEMS AND EDUCATIONAL PERFORMANCE

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Jun 20, 2019

Management matters for the performance of organizations, not only in the private sector, but also in the public sector. Recent work by Di Liberto (2013), Bloom et al. (2015), Crawfurd (2017) and Bryson et al. (2018) reveals a positive correlation between student performance and management quality in...

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Ways of improving education quality through outcome-based education WAYS OF IMPROVING EDUCATION QUALITY THROUGH OUTCOME-BASED EDUCATION

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Jun 19, 2019

Traditional educational systems are nowadays ineffective in providing students with the relevant information needed to excel in the modern world. Traditional educational systems are even turnoff to modern students. Nowadays, when students are given assignments, the first question that comes to mind ...

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Why It Is Time to Re-Imagine Our Education System WHY IT IS TIME TO RE-IMAGINE OUR EDUCATION SYSTEM

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Jun 19, 2019

Over a century ago, our education leaders strove to determine how the American school system could support the needs of the industrial economy. The resulting classroom model—defined by an emphasis on core concepts in English, mathematics, and science, teacher-driven lessons, and traditional as...

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Back to School with Updated Teams for Education BACK TO SCHOOL WITH UPDATED TEAMS FOR EDUCATION

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Jun 19, 2019

Microsoft, one of the leaders in technology, communication, and collaboration tools today, isn’t just focusing on bringing better user experiences to the workplace. As well as competing with other innovators in the UC space, Microsoft is also contributing to the growing demands of the educatio...

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Learning Agility For Enterprises LEARNING AGILITY FOR ENTERPRISES

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Jun 19, 2019

To measure a workforce’s agility, L&D professionals need to think beyond just ‘training’ and deploying learning and development programs that set a culture of lifelong learning among the employees. Modern L&D programs are supposed to work as a development platform that bund...

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Independent schools and national education goals INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS AND NATIONAL EDUCATION GOALS

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Jun 19, 2019

All nations benefit both economically and socially from having a well-educated and skilled population. Independent schools in Australia, through their high quality and their diversity, make a significant contribution to the national interest in having an educated and responsible citizenry. In a geog...

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UON Security - How to keep your campus safe UON SECURITY - HOW TO KEEP YOUR CAMPUS SAFE

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Jun 19, 2019

According to Jamie, security starts with you. “Security starts with the individual. It’s important to put in place safety strategies, making sure you plan appropriately your travels to and from campus.

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Yukon Education Primary Place Based Learning Network YUKON EDUCATION PRIMARY PLACE BASED LEARNING NETWORK

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Jun 19, 2019

Betty Burns (Yukon Primary Curriculum Consultant), Jesse Jewell (Yukon Experiential Curriculum Consultant), George Bahm, (Yukon First Nations Advisor) facilitated and engaged K-3 teachers in a place-based learning network with the goal of inspiring and equipping teachers.

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Emerging Roles of AI in Education EMERGING ROLES OF AI IN EDUCATION

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Jun 19, 2019

Don’t get me wrong, human beings are now and will be in the future at the core of our field -- administering education, teaching and learning. But if we are the bus designers, bus drivers and bus riders, artificial intelligence is the engine of the vehicle that we are using and will be using m...

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Free eBook: Top Emerging Technology Trends And Their Impact On L&D FREE EBOOK: TOP EMERGING TECHNOLOGY TRENDS AND THEIR IMPACT ON L&D

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Jun 18, 2019

With all these new technological advancements, it makes sense that the use of smartphones plays a much stronger role in life nowadays, especially in the life of younger generations. Learners are quite literally flooded with distractions in all kinds of digital shapes and sizes. Simultaneously, they ...

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Extending the horizons of education EXTENDING THE HORIZONS OF EDUCATION

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Jun 18, 2019

It is heartening to see that the world is remodeling itself to accommodate different voices and aspirations. However, thriving in this ever-changing, fast-paced world is not an easy task. Today, information on virtually everything is available at the touch of a button. However, the ability to use th...

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Lewisville Independent School District Keeping Students Safe LEWISVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT KEEPING STUDENTS SAFE

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Jun 18, 2019

Lewisville Independent School District in Texas shares how their Cisco security deployment is transforming K-12 students into 21st century digital learners and building a safer school environment.

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Facts and Stats That Reveal The Power Of eLearning FACTS AND STATS THAT REVEAL THE POWER OF ELEARNING

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Jun 18, 2019

The thing today is not whether eLearning benefits your business; the real issue is whether you can afford not to join in the trend. Here are some statistics that show why your company should have already implemented this training method like, yesterday! These stats are so darn compelling; it’s...

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Participatory Budgeting: A Powerful Civic Education Tool PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING: A POWERFUL CIVIC EDUCATION TOOL

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Jun 18, 2019

In April, the New York City Council completed its eighth annual cycle of participatory budgeting, a process through which city residents vote directly on how they would like to see a designated portion of the city's discretionary spending divvied out to community projects. The council's part...

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Modernisation Education and Human Rights MODERNISATION EDUCATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS

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Jun 18, 2019

Results from the national surveys carried out by the project indicate that although a majority of the programmes include teaching on human rights, there is room for improvement as regards the formalisation of learning outcomes, as well as their alignment with teaching content, teaching and assessmen...

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UNSW Education Focused Communities of Practice UNSW EDUCATION FOCUSED COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE

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Jun 17, 2019

UNSW is Australia’s global university, improving and transforming lives through outstanding education. Our 2025 Strategy sets out our vision for educational excellence.

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Personalizing Learning with Google Classroom PERSONALIZING LEARNING WITH GOOGLE CLASSROOM

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Jun 17, 2019

How to use Google Classroom for personalized learning. Differentiate learning with technology. Give students opportunities to revise their work. Check in with student progress at various points.

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MAKING K-12 AND HIGHER EDUCATION LEADERS LOVE YOUR LMS MAKING K-12 AND HIGHER EDUCATION LEADERS LOVE YOUR LMS

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Jun 17, 2019

Learning management systems are closely linked to eLearning. A learning management system (LMS) is a software application that is used for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting, and delivery of educational courses, training programs, or learning and development programs.What are the...

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AI SCALES PERSONALIZED EDUCATION IN WAYS THE TEACHER CAN’T AI SCALES PERSONALIZED EDUCATION IN WAYS THE TEACHER CAN’T

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Jun 17, 2019

Your children’s teachers are incredibly talented at personalizing education. They understand the recursive nature of the curriculum they teach.  They recognize what was taught the year before and what will come the year after. These teachers know how your child learns best, what he or she...

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5 Ways To Leverage Gamification In Learning And Development 5 WAYS TO LEVERAGE GAMIFICATION IN LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

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Jun 16, 2019

The 80% of learners say that their productivity would increase if their organization was more game-like. Gartner predicts 70% of global organizations will have atleast one gamified application.71% of employees are not engaged or will actively engaged in their work.89% would be engaged with an LMS if...

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Students Use AI Virtual Assistant to Prepare Peers for High School STUDENTS USE AI VIRTUAL ASSISTANT TO PREPARE PEERS FOR HIGH SCHOOL

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Jun 16, 2019

According to educator Rachelle Poth, it is about finding the right resources for all students, using AI virtual assistants such as Alexa, Bixby, Echo and Siri.More often than not, most people think about AI Virtual Assistant devices as a tool to get very general information, such as “Hey Googl...

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Pains and Gains – Virtual Reality in a Classroom PAINS AND GAINS – VIRTUAL REALITY IN A CLASSROOM

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Jun 14, 2019

VR education is a new era of personalised learning. VR technology has a long way to go and has a bright future in the education sector. VR has already given reason to the industry to embrace it, as it is revolutionising every sector, writes Dave Dolan, Chief Knowledge Officer, Veative Labs, for Elet...

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Delegate Luedtke discusses STEM Education and the Green Economy DELEGATE LUEDTKE DISCUSSES STEM EDUCATION AND THE GREEN ECONOMY

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Jun 13, 2019

Maryland State Delegate Eric Luedtke talks about the opportunities related to STEM Education and the Green Economy.

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MA Creative Arts in Education MA CREATIVE ARTS IN EDUCATION

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Jun 13, 2019

The MA Education is designed to enhance your professional practice and help you make improvements which will make a positive difference either within the classroom or your particular work environment.

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HOW STUDENTS GET BANISHED TO ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS HOW STUDENTS GET BANISHED TO ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS

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Jun 13, 2019

Historically, alternative schooling has been used interchangeably with terms like “reformatory school.” However, alternative schooling is painted to seem like the best option for students who do not work well in a traditional school setting.Students who have consistent behavior issues, s...

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Can Augmented Reality Shorten the Learning Curve? CAN AUGMENTED REALITY SHORTEN THE LEARNING CURVE?

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Jun 13, 2019

Burgeoning technologies like augmented reality are some of the prime drivers of innovation. AR has the capacity to revolutionize education as well as modern workforce training. Adding interactive digital elements into the real world enables businesses to build a more competent workforce.AR can put a...

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How K–12 Schools Can Safeguard Student Data Beyond Graduation HOW K–12 SCHOOLS CAN SAFEGUARD STUDENT DATA BEYOND GRADUATION

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Jun 13, 2019

So what happens to the pile of data high school students leave behind when they graduate? Federal, state and district mandates dictate graduates’ data receive the same oversight and privacy protection required throughout their K–12 education. Districts must comply with strict protocols f...

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The Birkenbihl-Approach to Language Learning THE BIRKENBIHL-APPROACH TO LANGUAGE LEARNING

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Jun 13, 2019

Learners experience difficulties because even if vocabulary has been learned well, the words have been learned as individual units (e.g. “put” with several possible translations into the native tongue of learner) while now in context only one of these possibilities describes the meaning....

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BIRKENBIHL APPROACH: BRAIN FRIENDLY ACCELERATED LANGUAGE LEARNING BIRKENBIHL APPROACH: BRAIN FRIENDLY ACCELERATED LANGUAGE LEARNING

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Jun 13, 2019

Learners are supposed to pronounce right from the start. Either during the learning of vocabulary or during class (speaking the target language from the first moment). While this approach is believed to be particularly “modern” it is not brain-friendly. Consider that babies listen to lan...

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The Birkenbihl Approach of learing THE BIRKENBIHL APPROACH OF LEARING

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Jun 13, 2019

In the following video, Vera F. Birkenbihl and Katharina Schaffer, describe the 4 steps of brain-friendly language learning according to Birkenbihl, namely: De-Coding, Active Listening, Passive Listening and Activities.

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7 Tips for Efficient Learning 7 TIPS FOR EFFICIENT LEARNING

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Jun 13, 2019

An important factor of  learning efficiently is to concentrate completely on what you’re  doing. Every kind of distraction should be avoided. This is only possible if you’re consciously concentrating. Different sounds, radio broadcasting informative material, television, teleph...

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Easy Language Learning by Vera F. Birkenbihl – The Decoding Method EASY LANGUAGE LEARNING BY VERA F. BIRKENBIHL – THE DECODING METHOD

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Jun 13, 2019

Forget about cramming vocabulary: the best way to learn a language is by using decoding exercises. Translate a German sentence word-by-word into your native language – thus you will learn the word’s meaning as well as the language’s grammar. Decoding means to “decipher”...

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When Everything Goes Right in the Classroom WHEN EVERYTHING GOES RIGHT IN THE CLASSROOM

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Jun 12, 2019

It is difficult to predict what the dynamics of a college class will be like at the beginning of a semester. Two sections of the same subject taught by the exact same instructor can have radical differences in how students communicate with one another in class.Since student interaction is not a cons...

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Educational robotics in STEM education EDUCATIONAL ROBOTICS IN STEM EDUCATION

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Jun 11, 2019

The affordances of Educational Robotics (ER) for advancing teaching and learning has become a widely researched topic. Our work aims to investigate the mediating role of ER as mindtools in supporting collaborative knowledge construction and metacognitive thinking.

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Ten Tips for Using Data and Analytics Effectively in Education TEN TIPS FOR USING DATA AND ANALYTICS EFFECTIVELY IN EDUCATION

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Jun 11, 2019

Innovators in education understand that when people can access accurate data and sophisticated reporting tools, they can generate trusted knowledge and insights to help transform programs, curriculums and student outcomes – and achieve desired results faster. This is critical today, as noted b...

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AMERICA’S TYPICAL TEACHER AMERICA’S TYPICAL TEACHER

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Jun 11, 2019

A teacher endorsement is an ad-on statement that appears on a teacher certification. When you go to apply for a teaching position through your state’s department of education or county, you will notice a little number next to the certification.

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Keep Accessibility in Mind for Modern Learning Environments KEEP ACCESSIBILITY IN MIND FOR MODERN LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

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Jun 11, 2019

As K–12 teachers seek to create classrooms where all students have an equal opportunity to learn, they must be mindful of physical and digital elements that could potentially be a barrier for students with special learning needs. The physical layout of a space can make all the difference for a...

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DIGITAL SKILLS SCHOOL BRAINSTATION EXPANDS LEARNING PLATFORM ‘ONLINE LIVE’ DIGITAL SKILLS SCHOOL BRAINSTATION EXPANDS LEARNING PLATFORM ‘ONLINE LIVE’

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Jun 11, 2019

Online Live is an instructor-led data training platform that allows students to attend live lectures, collaborate with other professionals, and get immediate feedback from expert instructors. The latest version of the platform aims to improve its intuitiveness and encourage real-time collaboration a...

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How Does Education Elements Help School Districts with Personalized Learning? HOW DOES EDUCATION ELEMENTS HELP SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH PERSONALIZED LEARNING?

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Jun 10, 2019

Education Elements comes alongside school districts to support them with vision, planning, and execution for scaling the work of personalized learning. We develop frameworks to help each district think, plan, and deliver on their vision and goals.

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How Do You Start Implementing Personalized Learning? HOW DO YOU START IMPLEMENTING PERSONALIZED LEARNING?

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Jun 10, 2019

How you start with personalized learning can determine the course of your PL journey. It's important to involve all stakeholders, at the school and the district level, including community members as well as faculty and administration.

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How Does Personalized Learning Create a Sense of Belonging? HOW DOES PERSONALIZED LEARNING CREATE A SENSE OF BELONGING?

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Jun 10, 2019

No matter who you are, we all want to feel like something was tailor-made just for us. Creating a personalized learning space allows everyone to feel heard, and creates opportunities for all contributions to be valued.

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FROM DISTANCE EDUCATION TO ONLINE EDUCATION: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE FROM DISTANCE EDUCATION TO ONLINE EDUCATION: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

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Jun 10, 2019

Distance learning has come a long way over the past 150 years. From the initial days of text based correspondence courses by mail to the immediate learning powered by the internet and online courses, distance learning is a much more interactive and engaging learning experience in 2019. The third gen...

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Designing For Mobile Learning DESIGNING FOR MOBILE LEARNING

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Jun 10, 2019

Mobile learning has matured over the last 8 years and has seen a steady increase in its adoption by L&D teams worldwide. With its intrinsic strengths of any time, anywhere access to learners, it comes as no surprise that it is now seen as the future of learning.

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Whatever Happened to an Affordable College Education? WHATEVER HAPPENED TO AN AFFORDABLE COLLEGE EDUCATION?

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Jun 10, 2019

As U.S. college students―and their families―know all too well, the cost of a higher education in the United States has skyrocketed in recent decades.  According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, between 2008 and 2017 the average cost of attending a four-year public college, adjuste...

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4 Higher Education Bills That Impact Young People 4 HIGHER EDUCATION BILLS THAT IMPACT YOUNG PEOPLE

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Jun 10, 2019

In fact, the price of higher education today is so astronomically outrageous that it would take an incoming freshman nearly 20 years to pay off a bachelor’s degree — and even longer if they pursued a masters or a Ph.D., according to one study.Year over year, the cost of higher education ...

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The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments THE RESURGENCE OF 3D PRINTERS IN MODERN LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

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Jun 10, 2019

Once a novelty in many classrooms and makerspaces, 3D printers are again flourishing as valuable classroom tools thanks to advanced technology, lower costs and more products and services geared toward K–12 education. Both manufacturers and educators are leveraging the benefits of 3D printers i...

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How Is Augmented Reality Being Used In Education? HOW IS AUGMENTED REALITY BEING USED IN EDUCATION?

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Jun 10, 2019

We’ve done a good amount of work in education around K12 and also see a lot of usage among our community at a university level for vocational learning for design courses, games development, computer science, architecture etc. Firstly the use of AR in computing for children at primary school. W...

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Understanding the human brain UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN BRAIN

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Jun 10, 2019

The brain is there to recognize again and to remember, e.g. “friend or foe” or “pleasant or dangerous” situations. A living being with a brain can survive more easily. The brain has not developed to be used for memorizing or rote learning, e. g: facts, numbers of years. That ...

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5 Exercises for Better Language Learning. 5 EXERCISES FOR BETTER LANGUAGE LEARNING.

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Jun 10, 2019

Listen to a text passage on loop. Listen to the native speakers in the movie and read along the word-by-word translations in your native tongue. Concentrate on the second line only (the translations). The word pairs are highlighted in sync with the speakers – just like a karaoke player. Repeat...

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The Birkenbihl Approach THE BIRKENBIHL APPROACH

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Jun 10, 2019

In the following video, Vera F. Birkenbihl and Katharina Schaffer, describe the 4 steps of brain-friendly language learning according to Birkenbihl, namely: De-Coding, Active Listening, Passive Listening and Activities.

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10 ‘Links’ That Make the Chain of e-Learning 10 ‘LINKS’ THAT MAKE THE CHAIN OF E-LEARNING

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Jun 09, 2019

Companies across the globe are now utilizing e-learning to meet their business goals. However, there’s more to it when it comes down to developing e-learning courses than just meticulous planning and careful execution.What are the areas that need to be identified when developing an e-learning ...

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The Evolving Role of School Scheduling THE EVOLVING ROLE OF SCHOOL SCHEDULING

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Jun 09, 2019

School leaders are often looked up to as agents of change.One big example of polarizing change is the school schedule, whether it’s annual, daily, or some combination of the two. After all, what is more cherished than the end of the school year, looking forward to a sizzling summer break over ...

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100 Reasons to Homeschool Your Kids 100 REASONS TO HOMESCHOOL YOUR KIDS

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Jun 09, 2019

Homeschoolers perform well academically. Issues like ADHD might disappear or become less problematic. YOU may be happier! All that time spent on your kids’ homework can now be used more productively for family learning and living. And even grow a successful business while homeschooling your ki...

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SHOULD YOU USE PERFORMANCE-BASED ASSESSMENTS INSTEAD OF TRADITIONAL? SHOULD YOU USE PERFORMANCE-BASED ASSESSMENTS INSTEAD OF TRADITIONAL?

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Jun 07, 2019

According to ASCD, “In the act of learning, people obtain content knowledge, acquire skills, and develop work habits—and practice the application of all three to “real world” situations.” The goal of performance-based assessments is the application of skills, strategies...

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EURAZEO CAPITAL AND SOMMET EDUCATION FINALIZE THE ACQUISITION OF DUCASSE EDUCATION EURAZEO CAPITAL AND SOMMET EDUCATION FINALIZE THE ACQUISITION OF DUCASSE EDUCATION

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Jun 07, 2019

Sommet Education, a major higher education player, was built around Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, two hospitality management institutions acquired by Eurazeo in 2016. With 5,000 students from over 100 countries, the group cultivates the global hospi...

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Careers education in secondary schools CAREERS EDUCATION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

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Jun 07, 2019

New research from the UK has explored the impact of extra careers talks by employers on secondary students' motivation to study, achievement, and their career plans and anticipated pathways.

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Realize Classroom Chronicles: Saving Time with Data REALIZE CLASSROOM CHRONICLES: SAVING TIME WITH DATA

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Jun 06, 2019

Watch how Elmwood Elementary School uses Realize data to save time while informing, improving and enhancing instruction.

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New Ways To Communicate: Social Networking And Online Collaboration In University NEW WAYS TO COMMUNICATE: SOCIAL NETWORKING AND ONLINE COLLABORATION IN UNIVERSITY

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Jun 06, 2019

The way we communicated a decade or so ago is different today. With the promotion of mobiles connected to the internet, everything can be immersed in a virtual environment literally on the go. And what attracts them most is interaction through posting and commenting.Not to exaggerate, the younger ge...

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REALISTIC, TIME-EFFICIENT, AND MANAGEABLE WAYS TO MONITOR STUDENT GROWTH REALISTIC, TIME-EFFICIENT, AND MANAGEABLE WAYS TO MONITOR STUDENT GROWTH

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Jun 06, 2019

Before enumerating some realistic, time efficient, and manageable ways to monitor student growth, let’s clarify what is meant by growth.  According to The Education Trust, a non-profit national organization working to support and expand excellence and equity in education,growth is differe...

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PREPARING TO TEACH DIVERSE STUDENTS PREPARING TO TEACH DIVERSE STUDENTS

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Jun 06, 2019

Many teachers are poorly equipped to teach ethnically diverse student populations. Despite the growing numbers of culturally diverse students, some teacher education programs still hesitate to make multicultural education a focal point of their curriculum. Other programs are trying to figure out the...

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AI in the classroom: Are we there yet? AI IN THE CLASSROOM: ARE WE THERE YET?

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Jun 06, 2019

While there are certainly many AI applications already at work in classrooms and blended learning environments — machine learning is responsible for text-to-speech software for instance — the majority of what is termed “AI” in most blog posts and articles hoping to herald the...

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THE VALUE OF PERFORMING ANNUAL SEO CONTENT AUDITS IN HIGHER EDUCATION THE VALUE OF PERFORMING ANNUAL SEO CONTENT AUDITS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Jun 05, 2019

Has your college or university ever performed a website content audit? If so, when was the last time? And if not, you should get on it—and stay on it! Website content audits should be at least an annual affair, and now may be the perfect time to perform one. Summer is often a good time to audi...

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Can Personalized Learning Support Educational Equity? CAN PERSONALIZED LEARNING SUPPORT EDUCATIONAL EQUITY?

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Jun 05, 2019

At Education Elements, we believe personalized learning can be a powerful tool to support educational equity, providing teachers a variety of strategies and instructional models to meet the needs of individual students.

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Overview 2019 Professionals in Higher Education Annual Report OVERVIEW 2019 PROFESSIONALS IN HIGHER EDUCATION ANNUAL REPORT

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Jun 05, 2019

All survey results are copyrighted by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). No data contained in a survey report or obtained through DataOnDemand (DOD) may be reproduced in any form for any purpose without the written consent of CUPA-HR. Report findings a...

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HOW DO YOU BUILD THE PERFECT SCHOOL? HOW DO YOU BUILD THE PERFECT SCHOOL?

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Jun 05, 2019

What is a model school? For an education administrator to figure this out, they must begin by identifying what a model school looks like. Ultimately, model schools find ways to embrace ever-changing technology in the classroom to help students succeed beyond the classroom walls. While most people as...

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All About STEM Make It Work Robotics Challenge 2019 ALL ABOUT STEM MAKE IT WORK ROBOTICS CHALLENGE 2019

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Jun 05, 2019

Winning schools from across the region gathered at Exhibition Centre Liverpool to take part in the Grand Final of the LCR Make It Work Robotics Challenge.

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EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES FOR CELEBRATING THE UNIQUENESS CULTURALLY DIVERSE STUDENTS EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES FOR CELEBRATING THE UNIQUENESS CULTURALLY DIVERSE STUDENTS

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Jun 05, 2019

It is not necessary to be an expert on every culture, but it is important to be sensitive to the fact that differences do exist and that such differences must be respected. The following are some culturally-sensitive strategies that teachers can use in the classroom to bring the best out of their cu...

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SMART GLASSES: LOOKING AT EDUCATION WITH NEW LENSES SMART GLASSES: LOOKING AT EDUCATION WITH NEW LENSES

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Jun 05, 2019

As smart glasses become more mainstream in education, it’s only natural for them to bridge the chasm between the real world and augmented reality. One of the most common complaints about current AR/VR headsets is that they are heavy and cumbersome. Versatile smart glasses no heavier than a pai...

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Why Does Blended Learning Work? WHY DOES BLENDED LEARNING WORK?

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Jun 03, 2019

Blended learning is a fine-tuned combination of onsite and online instruction that creates powerful learning experiences. Blended learning requires a wide range of instructional tools and methods and enables the instructor to deploy more tailor-made tactics for each specific learning objective. That...

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5 Ways STEM Education is Leading the Logistics Industry 5 WAYS STEM EDUCATION IS LEADING THE LOGISTICS INDUSTRY

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Jun 03, 2019

The studies of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have shaped the logistics industry into what it is today. Logistics, the discipline that manages the shipping and distribution of goods to consumers, has made momentous strides in recent years with help from new technology. For students...

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Future of the Classroom Emerging Trends in K-12 Education FUTURE OF THE CLASSROOM EMERGING TRENDS IN K-12 EDUCATION

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Jun 03, 2019

Education is evolving at a faster pace than any other period in recent history. Because of this, it’s more important than ever to understand how and where it’s changing so that educators and schools can support students in preparing for challenges and careers that don’t exist today...

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Dynamic Learning Made Simple DYNAMIC LEARNING MADE SIMPLE

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Jun 03, 2019

Want to reduce employee turnover and improve engagement? Today’s workforce is looking for more than your standard pay and benefits package. For many, that means training and development.

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FINLAND’S SECRET EDUCATION WEAPON: PHENOMENON-BASED LEARNING FINLAND’S SECRET EDUCATION WEAPON: PHENOMENON-BASED LEARNING

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Jun 03, 2019

The topics that students learn in a phenomenon-based classroom could range from Students engage in authentic and organic research, communicate with stakeholders inside and outside the classroom, and execute meaningful teamwork.This strategy is a contextualized way of approaching topics and themes be...

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Why Math and STEM Education is a Social Justice Issue WHY MATH AND STEM EDUCATION IS A SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUE

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Jun 03, 2019

The Fourth Industrial Revolution requires that today’s youth are equipped with the skills, tools and mindsets needed to think creatively, leverage technology wisely and solve wicked problems collectively. Answering the call, leading education systems around the world are striving to integrate ...

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Visual Analysis of Microlearning in Virtual Reality Market 2019-2026 Immersive Vr Education, Oculus Vr VISUAL ANALYSIS OF MICROLEARNING IN VIRTUAL REALITY MARKET 2019-2026 IMMERSIVE VR EDUCATION, OCULUS VR

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Jun 03, 2019

Microlearning improves knowledge retention and makes learning more convenient for busy employees. If knowledge and skills are best learned in chunks, then they are only as good the quality of those chunks. VR brings something truly extraordinary to an already cutting-edge idea like microlearning by ...

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IS STUDENT SURVEILLANCE PAYING OFF FOR K-12 SCHOOLS? IS STUDENT SURVEILLANCE PAYING OFF FOR K-12 SCHOOLS?

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Jun 03, 2019

In the wake of the traumatic mass shootings at schools in recent years, many school districts are relying on school security measures like surveillance systems to keep schools safe. In the 2015–16 school year, 81% of public schools reported that their safety and security measures included the ...

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Environmental Education using Virtual (VR) and Augmented (AR) Reality ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION USING VIRTUAL (VR) AND AUGMENTED (AR) REALITY

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Jun 02, 2019

Trash Rage is a face-paced entertaining arcade-style VR game. It’s fun to play, but also demonstrates how entertainment and education can meet in the classroom.

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6 false myths about online courses 6 FALSE MYTHS ABOUT ONLINE COURSES

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Jun 02, 2019

Online courses are not a "shortcut" for those who do not want to work hard. When choosing a quality training course, in fact, it is not necessary to have any training, but it is also necessary to have a strong motivation to finish it. This is a false myth. Every course in the world, for th...

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Basic Education Teachers’ Extrinsic Motivation in Kaltungo Local Government BASIC EDUCATION TEACHERS’ EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION IN KALTUNGO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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Jun 02, 2019

Teachers are the most important variable in determining the quality of education learners receive; society bears the responsibility to ensure teachers effectiveness, by paying attention to the factors that can improve teachers output, major among which is motivation. In recognition of this, the Nige...

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7 Strategies to Promote Community in Online Courses 7 STRATEGIES TO PROMOTE COMMUNITY IN ONLINE COURSES

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Jun 02, 2019

If instructors are wanting to promote community in their online courses one way to encourage that is modeling the behavior they would like to see in their students. This can start with a warm and enthusiastic welcome message. It can include responding to student questions promptly and respectfully. ...

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Teaching Advanced Topics to Intermediate ESL Students TEACHING ADVANCED TOPICS TO INTERMEDIATE ESL STUDENTS

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Jun 01, 2019

Join Sandra, an ESL Instructional Designer at the content team of Off2Class, as she presents the brand new lesson modules (units 34-36) in the Off2Class structured curriculum, which can be used to teach ESL students about the second conditional, relative clauses, and the past perfect.

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How Technology Will Shape The Future Of Education HOW TECHNOLOGY WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

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Jun 01, 2019

Technology rules every facet of our lives today. And the field of education is witnessing path-breaking discoveries every day that are being driven by the evolution of technology like Artificial Intelligence (AI), augmented reality machine learning and the growing use of educational software. The gl...

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Creating a classroom that maximises learning CREATING A CLASSROOM THAT MAXIMISES LEARNING

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May 31, 2019

We believe in four essential teaching skills that we call the 'Big Four' — they're at the heart of Bridge's teaching philosophy.At first, Teacher Wuraloa thought that the new teacher training was from another world.

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The STEM Excellence and Leadership Program THE STEM EXCELLENCE AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

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May 30, 2019

Recognising students with great potential and supporting them in their academic endeavours is of utmost importance, particularly for disadvantaged children from rural areas or low-income families. Dr Susan Assouline and Dr Lori Ihrig, at the University of Iowa’s Belin-Blank Center for Gifted E...

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What WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO MEASURE LEARNING?

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May 30, 2019

Accelerates language learning by delivering hyper-personalized solutions that blend technology, content, and human interaction available globally on any device.

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Education Reformers, Our Work Here Is Done EDUCATION REFORMERS, OUR WORK HERE IS DONE

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May 30, 2019

We’ve figured out what works. We have solved the problems of the education system. We just need to stay the course and avoid distractions.That’s the message from Phyllis Jordan’s op-ed in the Tennessean decrying the state’s push for Education Savings Accounts.Oh, if that were...

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Higher Education’s Digital Transformation HIGHER EDUCATION’S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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May 30, 2019

Data analytics are beginning to drive decision making. Digital delivery, whether hybrid or fully online, is allowing institutions to serve existing students better while also reaching new markets — without building new classrooms and labs. Digital courseware, interactives, virtual labs, and si...

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Fluid Power Challenge 2019 offers STEM experience FLUID POWER CHALLENGE 2019 OFFERS STEM EXPERIENCE

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May 30, 2019

The Fluid Power Challenge is a series of math and science competitions, providing valuable STEM educational experiences. The challenge is an interactive way to introduce students to the fascinating world of hydraulics and pneumatics.

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Fostering Independence Through Education Act: A Cost Estimate FOSTERING INDEPENDENCE THROUGH EDUCATION ACT: A COST ESTIMATE

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May 30, 2019

Using these estimates, we determined the minimum cost, maximum cost, and most likely cost of the proposed tuition waiver bill at the state and school level. Calculation of the
minimum cost assumes each of the eligible students who choose to enroll in higher education receives the maximum awar...

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Trade School vs. College: Which Is Right for You? TRADE SCHOOL VS. COLLEGE: WHICH IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

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May 30, 2019

Many students go to a four-year school because they believe it’s the normal thing to do. According to research by Degree Query, 30 percent of students worldwide only go to a four-year college because they think it’s the natural progression after high school, and 23 percent only go becaus...

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Copy of How Can Energy Efficiency Help Schools? COPY OF HOW CAN ENERGY EFFICIENCY HELP SCHOOLS?

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May 29, 2019

Cash strapped public schools educate billions of students annually on a shoe-string budget. Every penny that can be is earmarked for student programs.

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10 Creative Strategies To Use Microlearning To Train Your Multi-Generational Workforce 10 CREATIVE STRATEGIES TO USE MICROLEARNING TO TRAIN YOUR MULTI-GENERATIONAL WORKFORCE

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May 29, 2019

L&D teams face the challenge of training a multi-generational workforce with 4-5 distinct profiles. In this infographic, I outline how the microlearning-based approach can provide a unique mode to address the common aspects as well as personalized learning. In 2019, more than ever before, L&...

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Engaging Your School Community in Survey Results ENGAGING YOUR SCHOOL COMMUNITY IN SURVEY RESULTS

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May 29, 2019

One of the most important parts of an effective survey program is engaging the school community in the data—from principals, to staff, to students and families.

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Should Education Be Oriented Around 21st Century Skills? SHOULD EDUCATION BE ORIENTED AROUND 21ST CENTURY SKILLS?

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May 29, 2019

The modern education system fails to meet the needs of people in many ways. It’s not uncommon for a person to be educated from one of the top universities in the world and still not know how to operate a software required for a job or speak a language that’s required as part of an occupa...

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Here Are The Top 7 Websites For Free Online Education HERE ARE THE TOP 7 WEBSITES FOR FREE ONLINE EDUCATION

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May 29, 2019

You don't need an Ivy League education to get a world-class education.There are many online education websites that offer academic courses for a fraction of the cost of traditional colleges and universities, making them ideal for lifelong learners. Here are 7 outstanding websites to access tons ...

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The Power of Storytelling in E-learning THE POWER OF STORYTELLING IN E-LEARNING

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May 29, 2019

It may seem obvious, but in this day with all the new innovative learning technologies in the mix, storytelling is still one of the most effective ways to get your audience to care about the content.

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TEACHERS ARE USING PODCASTS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TEACHERS ARE USING PODCASTS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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May 29, 2019

In the rapidly changing world of education, professional development is not an option; it’s a necessity. One way to fit PD into a busy schedule is through podcasts – those snippets of audio that you can download or stream on any digital device. There are loads of high-quality professiona...

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Upcoming trends that will shape the future of education for children UPCOMING TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN

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May 29, 2019

Technology is likely to shape the lives of this generation especially when it comes to their education. Here’s taking a looking at some ground-breaking trends that will help shape the future of education and in turn the future of children in the coming years. Technology is advancing at a rapid...

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Implications for Secondary Education and TVET Systems IMPLICATIONS FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION AND TVET SYSTEMS

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May 28, 2019

The trend is towards greater flexibility between TVET and the general education route.TVET should begin after lower secondary education as students need good foundational skills to engage in technical and vocational education and training effectively.

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Striving to enable better education for students in South Africa STRIVING TO ENABLE BETTER EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

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May 28, 2019

Based in South Africa, 2Enable is a leading nationwide digital education solution with roots in the Casterbridge Music Development Academy. By deploying Azure and Office365 to their solution it helps ensure a brighter future for South African youth.

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Students’ Satisfaction Towards the Implementation of Blended Learning: A Case Study STUDENTS’ SATISFACTION TOWARDS THE IMPLEMENTATION OF BLENDED LEARNING: A CASE STUDY

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May 27, 2019

Blended Learning (BL) is the way e-learning is being combined with traditional classroom methods. It is becoming a flexible and effective platform in teaching-learning environment especially in the higher-level institution. Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) has launched its Learning Management System...

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40 Crazy Ideas To Change Education 40 CRAZY IDEAS TO CHANGE EDUCATION

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May 27, 2019

We live in the dynamic time of changes and improvements. All areas of human life undergo transformations, and it seems quite natural to bring something new to education. Traditional approaches are obsolete and inefficient, should be revised in order for educational institutions to keep up with time....

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How Virtual Reality Technology Revolutionizes Education On Congenital Heart Disease HOW VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTIONIZES EDUCATION ON CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

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May 27, 2019

Virtual Reality (VR) technology is applied in many areas, including architectural and urban design, digital marketing, education, and military training. It is defined as the use of computer technology to create a stimulating environment. The most recognizable component of VR technologies is the head...

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Better Together: Why Charter School Champions and Parent Advocates BETTER TOGETHER: WHY CHARTER SCHOOL CHAMPIONS AND PARENT ADVOCATES

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May 27, 2019

This report is based on research made possible through the generous support of the Walton Family Foundation. The authors thank the many individuals who contributed their insights to its development, including: Advocates for Justice and Education, Education Forward DC, Innovate Public Schools, Learni...

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Can “playful assessments” tell us whether maker education works? CAN “PLAYFUL ASSESSMENTS” TELL US WHETHER MAKER EDUCATION WORKS?

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May 27, 2019

Frame by frame, the simple round face sketched by seventh grader Annabelle Bechtel erupted into laughter in stop-motion animation, as she and her classmate Audrey Chung wove the face into a video they were making to explain satire. Other students were making their own videos, about foreshadowing, me...

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Supporting full participation of students with disability SUPPORTING FULL PARTICIPATION OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITY

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May 26, 2019

The President of the Queensland Association of Special Education Leaders, Roselynne Anderson, has spoken to the QCT about the crucial nature of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) Standard 1.6.

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15 Ways To Make Learning More Student-Centered 15 WAYS TO MAKE LEARNING MORE STUDENT-CENTERED

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May 26, 2019

Student-centered learning repositions students from passive participants in their education, to owners of knowledge who are active participants in their own discovery process. What students learn, how they learn it, and how they’re assessed on what they’ve learned are all directly linked...

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How Can Blockchain Transform the Education System? HOW CAN BLOCKCHAIN TRANSFORM THE EDUCATION SYSTEM?

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May 26, 2019

Blockchain and cryptocurrency are gaining momentum for quite some time now. Bitcoin is indeed pioneering the virtual currency scenario, yet the most interesting aspect is the network characteristics of the blockchain. The network of blockchain is essentially an open, decentralized database that allo...

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Better Teacher Retention: Better Onboarding BETTER TEACHER RETENTION: BETTER ONBOARDING

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May 25, 2019

Better teacher retention starts with better onboarding. See the stats and read the research to uncover the true cost of high turnover and discover the steps your K-12 district can take to build a strong onboarding program that could boost your retention to 93% and save thousands each year.

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JFC Approves Historic Funding Increase To K12 Education JFC APPROVES HISTORIC FUNDING INCREASE TO K12 EDUCATION

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May 24, 2019

The budget now includes the most state funding for K12 education in state history – which Democrats naturally call a cut.

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Teacher status around the world TEACHER STATUS AROUND THE WORLD

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May 24, 2019

A global survey asked members of the public in 35 countries about their attitudes to teachers and teaching. The Global Teacher Status Index is based on in-depth opinion by Populus in 35 countries that explores the attitudes on issues ranging from what is a fair salary for teachers to whether they th...

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Innovative Learning Spaces for the Next Generation: Centerview Elementary School INNOVATIVE LEARNING SPACES FOR THE NEXT GENERATION: CENTERVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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May 23, 2019

The Spring Lake Park Schools opened a new K-4 elementary school in 2018, capitalizing on the opportunity to embrace a progressive educational program. At the center of Centerview Elementary.

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HOW SCHOOLS BENEFIT FROM TRANSFORMATIONAL DATA HOW SCHOOLS BENEFIT FROM TRANSFORMATIONAL DATA

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May 23, 2019

There’s a lot to be said for trusting your instinct – unless you’re trying to lead educational change. Then you need concrete data for your decision-making. Data decisions impact every facet of education, from curriculum development to program evaluation.Schools collect more than a...

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HOW EDTECH WILL CHANGE SCHOOL CULTURE HOW EDTECH WILL CHANGE SCHOOL CULTURE

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May 23, 2019

For more than 100 years, we’ve relied on the factory model for providing education. Born of the industrial age, when efficient systems mattered most in producing a product, the factory model mimicked assembly-line work. Schools built large classrooms and filled them with multiple rows of stude...

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Reasons Why Technology is Important in Education REASONS WHY TECHNOLOGY IS IMPORTANT IN EDUCATION

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May 22, 2019

Even the most avid fans on a traditional education cannot argue that innovations are everywhere now. World is changing and it is a natural process. Educational system should prepare young people for living in this new world full of endless opportunities for personal and professional growth. There ar...

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WITH COACHING VIA AN EARPIECE, TEACHERS GET FEEDBACK IN REAL TIME WITH COACHING VIA AN EARPIECE, TEACHERS GET FEEDBACK IN REAL TIME

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May 22, 2019

For the most part, teacher observations involve a mentor teacher or academic leader sitting in the corner and taking notes on various aspects of the class. The observation is then followed up by a conversation between the observed teacher and the observer. There is often little follow-up or talk of ...

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Transform Teaching, Transform Learning, Transform the World TRANSFORM TEACHING, TRANSFORM LEARNING, TRANSFORM THE WORLD

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May 22, 2019

The Center for Global Education at Asia Society partners with leaders and institutions from the United States, Asia, and around the world to tackle one of the most critical education challenges today: how to educate all students for employability and citizenship in a global era. A future of peace an...

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Higher Ed Spotlight: Credit for Prior Learning Implementation Matrix HIGHER ED SPOTLIGHT: CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING IMPLEMENTATION MATRIX

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May 22, 2019

For more than 60 years, ACE has been a nationally recognized leader in the evaluation of workforce and military training, providing standards, practices, and tools that higher education institutions can rely on. Many nontraditional students can demonstrate college-level knowledge and competencies. S...

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VR For Education Is Getting Easier VR FOR EDUCATION IS GETTING EASIER

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May 22, 2019

VR for education and training got much easier this week with the release of the Oculus Quest. No wires, and no PC required for a full VR experience. This is such exciting news for organizations looking to add VR without the hassle of first generation systems.

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ARE YOU READY FOR NEUROEDUCATION? ARE YOU READY FOR NEUROEDUCATION?

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May 21, 2019

Understanding how we learn has always intrigued educators and psychologists. Pioneers like Dewey, Maslow, and Vygotsky developed some of the first learning theories, but it wasn’t until education joined neuroscience that we’ve made significant advanced in understanding learning.Researche...

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THE REAL DEFINITION OF LEARNING SCIENCE THE REAL DEFINITION OF LEARNING SCIENCE

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May 21, 2019

Google “education research,” and you’ll find that you have a lot of reading ahead of you. The nineteen million or so articles on the topic suggest that it’s a topic of considerable significance.No wonder. We’ve been teaching and learning for thousands of years, and one ...

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Teacher training: Watch this teacher use Summarising to support student learning TEACHER TRAINING: WATCH THIS TEACHER USE SUMMARISING TO SUPPORT STUDENT LEARNING

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May 20, 2019

Tom McGing is a teacher at Ark Walworth Academy. Here he demonstrates how he uses Summarising to help his students digest what they have learnt. Summarising allows students to articulate the information they have learnt in the lesson.

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Personalized Learning that Focuses on Individual Needs PERSONALIZED LEARNING THAT FOCUSES ON INDIVIDUAL NEEDS

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May 20, 2019

How do you meet the needs of each student so they can feel like more than a test score? Implementing a dual-language program that personalizes learning for all students helps Chicago teachers understand who is in the room.

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How AI helps Wiley Education know their customers HOW AI HELPS WILEY EDUCATION KNOW THEIR CUSTOMERS

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May 20, 2019

See how Wiley Education is able to deliver personalized content to engage their students more effectively.Omni-channel marketing automation.

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A Closer Look at ELI 15 Key Issues of Teaching and Learning 2019 A CLOSER LOOK AT ELI 15 KEY ISSUES OF TEACHING AND LEARNING 2019

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May 20, 2019

Each year, the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative surveys the higher education community to determine key issues and opportunities in postsecondary teaching and learning. For 2019, more than 1400 community members voted and identified 15 issues that serve as “frameworks or focal points for discussio...

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Smart campus The next-generation connected campus SMART CAMPUS THE NEXT-GENERATION CONNECTED CAMPUS

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May 20, 2019

The higher education landscape is at the crossroads of an amazing digital shift. Higher education is faced with complex disruption from a changing student body who are digital natives expecting a more intuitive experience that fosters positive outcomes. This is where a digital campus, also referred ...

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The role of the teaching practice in undergraduate education– A British perspective THE ROLE OF THE TEACHING PRACTICE IN UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION– A BRITISH PERSPECTIVE

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May 20, 2019

This article describes and reflects on the role of the teaching practice in undergraduate education on the basis of the author’s experience in the United Kingdom. Recognizing that China is addressing the huge task of developing a general practice workforce in an unprecedented short time, I hop...

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THE DIGITAL BREAK YOUR STUDENTS NEED THE DIGITAL BREAK YOUR STUDENTS NEED

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May 20, 2019

You have no idea where you are, other than in a room containing the clues you need to escape. All you have are your wits and the friends who have joined you on this adventure. Escape rooms offer mental and physical stimulation. They immerse “captives” in a hands-on experience that requir...

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LEARNING IS ALL FUN AND GAMIFICATION LEARNING IS ALL FUN AND GAMIFICATION

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May 20, 2019

Are you still reluctant to have a little fun in your classroom? Don’t be. Games motivate learners in ways that worksheets never will. That’s because gamification socializes instructional experiences and makes them collaborative events that motivate students to learn and excel. Experience...

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Future Skills Future of Learning and Future Higher Education FUTURE SKILLS FUTURE OF LEARNING AND FUTURE HIGHER EDUCATION

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May 19, 2019

Diversity - students come with multiple purposes and from multitude of situations with a variety of backgrounds. New credentialing – RPL, accreditation of work-based and experiential learning leads to new study patterns. Shift from knowledge to skills parallels the shift from content to proces...

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Technology Use In College By The Numbers TECHNOLOGY USE IN COLLEGE BY THE NUMBERS

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May 19, 2019

Are you a pencil-lover or would you rather take your class notes with a keyboard? Classrooms and computers are more entwined than ever. Today’s infographic is all about the relationship between students and technology.Technology and innovation has been creeping into the classroom for years now...

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VR Classroom In Action at Accelerate 2019 VR CLASSROOM IN ACTION AT ACCELERATE 2019

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May 15, 2019

Imagine being able to transport students into truly immersive learning environments — on demand. It’s now possible with the new Lenovo VR Classroom kit built around the award-winning Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream headset.

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High-tech school brings learning to life with VR HIGH-TECH SCHOOL BRINGS LEARNING TO LIFE WITH VR

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May 15, 2019

Just as brands like Volvo are embracing virtual reality (VR) to encourage customers to experience its vehicles virtually, and JCDecaux is seeing the potential to woo advertisers through virtual tours of their airport touchpoints, some schools are realising the opportunities of embracing innovation a...

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10 habits of successful students 10 HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS

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May 14, 2019

10 habits of successful students ItIt can be difficult to juggle classes, study time as well as extracurricular activities. That's why it's important to block out a few times a week to find a quiet place to study the material presented. Put those times on your calendar - it's an appointm...

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Microsoft Education Solutions: Global Compilation MICROSOFT EDUCATION SOLUTIONS: GLOBAL COMPILATION

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May 14, 2019

Watch first-hand as educators, school administrators, and IT professionals from around the world talk about how Microsoft Education, Windows 10, Office 365, and Power BI provide future ready skills, inclusion and personalized learning, increase and improve instructional time, and make it easy to dep...

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showcase of promoting studies abroad SHOWCASE OF PROMOTING STUDIES ABROAD

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May 14, 2019

Cameroon is the fourth African country with the largest number of students moving abroad for studies. A destination valued by international academic institutions. The country is home to 08 state universities, 04 private universities, 50 national advanced schools and more than 230 private institutes ...

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AI CURRICULA FOR K-12 CLASSROOMS AI CURRICULA FOR K-12 CLASSROOMS

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May 14, 2019

Don’t assume it will be years before you need to worry about AI in the curriculum you teach. Artificial intelligence already has seeped into nearly every facet of our lives. It’s been permeating the fabric of our world, quite literally.Wearable technology like smart yoga pants and runnin...

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TalkingSense Episode 1 TALKINGSENSE EPISODE 1

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May 13, 2019

In this episode of TalkingSense we’re talking some sense with Craig Rosenberg, Chief Analyst and Co-founder of TOPO. We’ll go behind the scenes of the building of TOPO as well as get the CliffsNotes version of their recent ABM study.

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Personalized Online Teaching Teaching for Online School PERSONALIZED ONLINE TEACHING TEACHING FOR ONLINE SCHOOL

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May 13, 2019

See how caring, state-certified teachers at Connections Academy-supported online public schools connect with students and personalize their learning.

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The education inspection framework THE EDUCATION INSPECTION FRAMEWORK

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May 13, 2019

The education inspection framework has been devised by Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector for use from September 2019. It sets out the principles that apply to inspection, and the main judgements that inspectors make when carrying out inspections of maintained schools, academies, non-association in...

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The Emergence of EdTech: How virtual reality wants to help educate your kids THE EMERGENCE OF EDTECH: HOW VIRTUAL REALITY WANTS TO HELP EDUCATE YOUR KIDS

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May 13, 2019

Some members of Generation Alpha, also known as the iGeneration, aren’t even born yet but they’re already dictating future market trends. Born between 2010 and 2025, Generation Alpha will be the first generation born entirely in the 21st century-- and whole industries are already positio...

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RETHINKING ADAPTIVE LEARNING IN THE AGE OF COGNITIVE COMPUTING RETHINKING ADAPTIVE LEARNING IN THE AGE OF COGNITIVE COMPUTING

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May 13, 2019

Adaptive learning, or also called personalized learning, is actually how education started out. The wealthy had their children educated at home by tutors. It was only later that public schools for the common man came into operation. While schools provide a much needed social environment for children...

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How to Introduce your School to STEM: The 5 Most Important Factors for Success HOW TO INTRODUCE YOUR SCHOOL TO STEM: THE 5 MOST IMPORTANT FACTORS FOR SUCCESS

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May 12, 2019

Like most educators, we started our STEM projects with way too many guidelines. Our first project had rubrics, journal prompts, criteria(s) for success, timelines and multiple feedback sessions. And while we thought this would signal to kids and teachers that we had it all together, in reality, it t...

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How Can Mindfulness Teach Surface, Deep and Transfer Learning? HOW CAN MINDFULNESS TEACH SURFACE, DEEP AND TRANSFER LEARNING?

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May 12, 2019

Transfer-level learning is the ultimate goal for any teacher. The idea that we can inspire students to find connections in their learning to their greater world is something we all hope for, but we also understand doesn't happen as often as it should. Stern, Lauriault, and Ferraro write that &qu...

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Interactive Media Means ROI For Higher Ed INTERACTIVE MEDIA MEANS ROI FOR HIGHER ED

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May 10, 2019

Sure, they look nice. But do interactive campus maps and virtual tours provide a return on the investment for higher education?In fact, as you’ll see in the infographic attached, the estimated ROI of having an interactive map and virtual tour is 69 new students enrolled worth $1.5 million in f...

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Measuring well-being in higher education MEASURING WELL-BEING IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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May 10, 2019

Measuring personal well-being in the UK has been debated for well over a decade. The initial focus came from economists who questioned whether there are better ways than assessing Gross Domestic Product to track progress in society. This led to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) developing and...

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8 GREAT PERSONALIZED LEARNING STRATEGIES THAT WORK EVERY TIME 8 GREAT PERSONALIZED LEARNING STRATEGIES THAT WORK EVERY TIME

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May 10, 2019

Many things are personal to us, and how we learn is one of them. When learning becomes strengthened by a relevant connection between the task and the learner, that's truly personal. We accomplish this by using strategies correlating directly to our curriculum, pedagogy, and the learning environm...

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A Student-Centered Model of Blended Learning A STUDENT-CENTERED MODEL OF BLENDED LEARNING

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May 09, 2019

When educators at a Washington, DC, high school ditched their lectures and devised a self-paced blended learning model, their students thrived.

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Collaborative learning in K–12 education: Unleashing productive interaction in the classroom COLLABORATIVE LEARNING IN K–12 EDUCATION: UNLEASHING PRODUCTIVE INTERACTION IN THE CLASSROOM

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May 08, 2019

Many accomplishments in our societies and cultures were achieved by people working together productively and creatively to solve a specific problem—the essence of collaboration. It is more and more seen as a critically important skill. Libbey Kitten, a K–12 science STEM specialist at Pow...

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Discover the STEM School Label platform DISCOVER THE STEM SCHOOL LABEL PLATFORM

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May 08, 2019

With the STEM School Label, school representatives will be able to evaluate their school via an online self-assessment tool according to the criteria defining a STEM School. This self-assessment tool will identify required areas of development and provide training as well as resources for applicant ...

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A celebration of schools from across the UK using Education Technology to support teaching and learning A CELEBRATION OF SCHOOLS FROM ACROSS THE UK USING EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT TEACHING AND LEARNING

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May 08, 2019

The Edtech 50 Schools is a celebration of the work going on in schools across the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, that use education technology to support great teaching and enhance learning. Edtech 50 Schools is supported by Intel, Jisc, NetSupport and in partnership with the Chartered College...

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Tackling Digital Equity in the Classroom – Strategies for Teachers TACKLING DIGITAL EQUITY IN THE CLASSROOM – STRATEGIES FOR TEACHERS

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May 08, 2019

Thanks to initiatives such as the Federal E-Rate program, which provides discounted Internet access and funding for schools and districts, most students now have the ability to get online while in school. However, once students head home, they may lack high speed Internet as well as a device other t...

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College and Career Readiness and Success COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS AND SUCCESS

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May 07, 2019

Early Warning Systems (EWS) can help schools and districts identify students at risk of dropout early enough to provide them with extra support toward graduation. Research has produced numerous evidence-based recommendations for dropout prevention on which practitioners can draw. REL Midwest aims to...

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Voices from the Field: All Students Have Strengths VOICES FROM THE FIELD: ALL STUDENTS HAVE STRENGTHS

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May 07, 2019

When Pasodale Elementary School in Ysleta ISD began piloting blended and personalized learning three years ago, Melainie Elliott, a special education teacher, says it was transformational for her students. With this model, she says, “They not only have a voice, but they have a deciding voice a...

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Initiative Urges Students to Identify Career Goals Early INITIATIVE URGES STUDENTS TO IDENTIFY CAREER GOALS EARLY

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May 07, 2019

At the same time that the Coalition for Career Development (CCD) is promoting a greater emphasis on early career planning in K-12 and higher education, Complete College America has begun pushing a "Purpose First" philosophy for colleges and universities, a strategy intended to serve as the...

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TEACHER EDUCATION FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND DIVERSITY TEACHER EDUCATION FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND DIVERSITY

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May 07, 2019

Sustainable development of the Arctic requires teachers who are highly engaged and have a special relationship with the Arctic environment, its peoples and its communities. Teachers are essential stakeholders for a sustainable circumpolar Arctic future because they have the ability to positively inf...

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Classroom Management: Opportunities to Respond CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT: OPPORTUNITIES TO RESPOND

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May 06, 2019

Opportunities to respond (OTR) protocols allow students to actively participate in their own learning which increases engagement.

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6 Must-Use Video-Based Learning Strategies In 2019 6 MUST-USE VIDEO-BASED LEARNING STRATEGIES IN 2019

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May 06, 2019

While the usage of videos in eLearning is not a new concept, the wider adoption of mobile learning and microlearning has accelerated its use for learning. In this article, I outline 6 video-based learning strategies that you must adopt in 2019.We consume video-based content several times during our ...

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THE POWER OF IMMERSIVE LEARNING | DATA & ME THE POWER OF IMMERSIVE LEARNING | DATA & ME

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May 06, 2019

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute is committed to supporting future generations of citizens and leaders through civil education. But students today are digital natives, so the institute and museum must leverage technology to increase communication and immersion, ensuring that...

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Why education is so important? WHY EDUCATION IS SO IMPORTANT?

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May 06, 2019

Education will play a central role in the future of society. A real collaborative and participative space where teachers and students share a common strategy towards knowledge and creativity as the key drivers of growth and competitiveness. Modern content matrixes give education a new frontier of ca...

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The Students’ Vision for Education THE STUDENTS’ VISION FOR EDUCATION

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May 06, 2019

All of this work by educators, administrators, and students has been invaluable in building up one of the core pillars of this province: publicly-funded education. A publicly-funded education system is an integral part of any mature society. It lifts communities up, promotes widespread equity, and p...

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UCF’s Inclusive Education Services Program First Class of Graduates UCF’S INCLUSIVE EDUCATION SERVICES PROGRAM FIRST CLASS OF GRADUATES

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May 06, 2019

13 students earn their professional services credential and leave their mark on UCF’s program, which provides a college experience for students who may not otherwise have the opportunity.

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Building a Kinder World: How Maker Education Can Solve Problems and Foster Empathy BUILDING A KINDER WORLD: HOW MAKER EDUCATION CAN SOLVE PROBLEMS AND FOSTER EMPATHY

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May 04, 2019

To help students on the path toward empowerment and empathy, we can start by incorporating social and emotional learning (SEL) into curricula. The five core competencies of SEL include self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision-making, relationship skills and social awareness. SEL can be ...

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A FAIR GO FOR ALL STUDENTS A FAIR GO FOR ALL STUDENTS

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May 04, 2019

All higher education students deserve equal support and equal consumer protections. IHEA members call on all candidates for public office to commit to putting students first and support reforms to enable fair and equal participation for all higher education students. “All through high school m...

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What is Student Learning Space? WHAT IS STUDENT LEARNING SPACE?

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May 04, 2019

You’ve heard your child talk about the Student Learning Space (SLS). It’s full of videos, educational games, interactive simulations and reading materials – all put together by teachers.

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Education Institutions Need a Payments Solution Now More than Ever EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS NEED A PAYMENTS SOLUTION NOW MORE THAN EVER

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May 02, 2019

Today’s modern world includes many commerce conveniences that have filtered their way into everyday life, even to the world of education. The education system, just like many industries, is in the midst of a shift towards embracing technology to help simplify its processes. Payments is part of...

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SCHOOLS ARE TURNING TO VIRTUAL DOCTORS FOR SICK KIDS SCHOOLS ARE TURNING TO VIRTUAL DOCTORS FOR SICK KIDS

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May 01, 2019

In today’s economic climate, it is common for both parents to work. When a child gets sick at school one of the parents must fetch the child and arrange a doctor’s appointment, which may not be possible on the same day – there goes two days off work for the parent.In winter months ...

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Microlearning Trends To Adopt In 2019 Infographics MICROLEARNING TRENDS TO ADOPT IN 2019 INFOGRAPHICS

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Apr 30, 2019

Microlearning consists of short, bite-sized learning nuggets. Although short in run length (between 2-5 mins and, typically, not exceeding 7 mins), each nugget is action-oriented and is designed to meet a specific learning outcome. In the last couple of years, microlearning has moved from being a pl...

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How Can Social Media Help Students Improve Their Academic Performance? HOW CAN SOCIAL MEDIA HELP STUDENTS IMPROVE THEIR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE?

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Apr 29, 2019

Social media can have a positive influence on education, helping students improve their academic performance. From helping students complete their assignments, get to grips with intricate educational concepts, prepare for quizzes and exams, to improving their practical skills and finding the right c...

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Effect of virtual reality and augmented reality in education systems EFFECT OF VIRTUAL REALITY AND AUGMENTED REALITY IN EDUCATION SYSTEMS

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Apr 29, 2019

Technology in the education sector is one that has introduced a lot of incredible things. As a fact, studying online has become the new trend today, which makes it hard for people to miss out on learning opportunities. However, along with the right things, there are some inventions of technology tha...

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How Access to Technology Can Create Equity in Schools HOW ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGY CAN CREATE EQUITY IN SCHOOLS

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Apr 29, 2019

When used effectively, technology can greatly contribute to creating equity in schools. It removes barriers to learning materials, supports students where they are across varied learning contexts and needs, and gives educators more insight into the learning environments they’re creating.Howeve...

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What if the Future of Work Starts with High School WHAT IF THE FUTURE OF WORK STARTS WITH HIGH SCHOOL

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Apr 29, 2019

Nearly 100% of the jobs created during the economic recovery went to workers with postsecondary education training. That training really begins in high school. The work of the future will require a robust system of lifelong learning and high school may just be the fulcrum in that system, best positi...

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3 Ways K–12 Schools Can Maximize IT Management Tools 3 WAYS K–12 SCHOOLS CAN MAXIMIZE IT MANAGEMENT TOOLS

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Apr 29, 2019

Asset management tools can help ensure students, faculty and staff have the digital resources they need without overburdening IT directors and their staff. At Acero Schools, administrators tried to manage a school district of 7,500 students manually, however the demand was too high for the one syste...

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New Research Project Exploring AI in K–12 NEW RESEARCH PROJECT EXPLORING AI IN K–12

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Apr 29, 2019

A Canadian university is working with a Canadian and American education technology company to research the use of artificial intelligence in K-12 classrooms. Specifically, the project will explore the impact of AI-driven learning experiences on student outcomes, including academic growth and social ...

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It’s Time to Develop a Progressive Education Agenda IT’S TIME TO DEVELOP A PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION AGENDA

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Apr 29, 2019

During this period of right-wing ascendance, it is easy to succumb to the depressing reality of Trump’s America and not see the opportunities for change. In several American cities and states, liberal and progressive politicians occupy positions of leadership. The opportunities created by thei...

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This is how the way the world measures success in education is changing THIS IS HOW THE WAY THE WORLD MEASURES SUCCESS IN EDUCATION IS CHANGING

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Apr 29, 2019

Since 2000 when the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) launched a global academic benchmark for measuring student outcomes by testing 15-year-olds, many global education systems have been impacted by what sometimes looks and feels like a race to rank high. When the OECD la...

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The Landscape of Higher Education in 2020 and beyond - two levels of change THE LANDSCAPE OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN 2020 AND BEYOND - TWO LEVELS OF CHANGE

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Apr 28, 2019

Dramatic growth of number of students reflects successful emancipation of lower/middle class. Participation changed from about 5% to 40% in OECD countries (Netherlands) - growth is stalling now (see Hesa report UK regarding growth HE). At the same time, and ironically, HE contributes significantly t...

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Overview 2019 Faculty in Higher Education Annual Report OVERVIEW 2019 FACULTY IN HIGHER EDUCATION ANNUAL REPORT

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Apr 28, 2019

All survey results are copyrighted by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). No data contained in a survey report or obtained through DataOnDemand (DOD) may be reproduced in any form for any purpose without the written consent of CUPA-HR. Report findings a...

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Digital Natives Or Digital Immigrants? DIGITAL NATIVES OR DIGITAL IMMIGRANTS?

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Apr 28, 2019

To keep up with trends, digital immigrants nowadays are actively involved in performing day-to-day activities and learning using technology. A research finding shows that older adults (aged 65 years and above) have a positive attitude towards using learning technology to perform their daily activiti...

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College Unbound Helps Working Adults Earn Fast Affordable Degrees COLLEGE UNBOUND HELPS WORKING ADULTS EARN FAST AFFORDABLE DEGREES

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Apr 28, 2019

After finding College Unbound, Jose earned an associate’s degree in six months. But Jose reoffended and went back to prison. Fortunately, there was a cohort of College Unbound in prison and he was able to continue making progress. Once released he graduated. Now 35, Jose is house manager at a ...

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EQUITY AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION EQUITY AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION

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Apr 27, 2019

Our City has made great strides towards providing an excellent education for all New York City children. More children than ever are enrolled in our Universal Pre-K programs. A more diverse group of students are having conversations about college and accessing high-level college-preparatory coursewo...

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8 Tips To Create A Microlearning Online Training Library For Soft Skills 8 TIPS TO CREATE A MICROLEARNING ONLINE TRAINING LIBRARY FOR SOFT SKILLS

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Apr 27, 2019

There is a myriad of abilities that fall under the soft skill umbrella, which makes it difficult to pinpoint which skills you need to cover in your microlearning online training library. However, you can identify current soft skill gaps and focus your efforts by conducting an employee evaluation bef...

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The Benefits of Creative Learning Spaces in K-12 schools THE BENEFITS OF CREATIVE LEARNING SPACES IN K-12 SCHOOLS

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Apr 27, 2019

As technology and innovation become the first priority for school districts, it’s important that students are offered creative learning spaces to expand and challenge their knowledge and ability to create. Technology can help students boost their concentration, retain information and encourage...

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How To Always Pick The Best Classes HOW TO ALWAYS PICK THE BEST CLASSES

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Apr 26, 2019

Don't waste your time and money on the wrong course. We show the 10 top tips for choosing the best online courses. Signing up to online classes is very easy nowadays.There are a lot of providers offering a lot of online courses. The problem with all this choice means it is easy to sign up to the...

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How to create personalized learning plans for students with undiagnosed disabilities HOW TO CREATE PERSONALIZED LEARNING PLANS FOR STUDENTS WITH UNDIAGNOSED DISABILITIES

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Apr 26, 2019

Every child deserves an educational experience that fits their learning abilities. That’s why it is so crucial that parents, teachers, and administrators recognize and diagnose any roadblocks students may have to learning. But sometimes students slip through the cracks, and their disabilities ...

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5 Classroom Strategies to Support Multimodal Learning 5 CLASSROOM STRATEGIES TO SUPPORT MULTIMODAL LEARNING

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Apr 26, 2019

Knowing your students’ learning styles is important to understand how they process and retain information, as well as to provide them with personalized learning and instruction. Teach.com discusses how all students are created equally, but differently, and how “It is important for educat...

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TAMING BIG DATA IN EDUCATION WITH COGNITIVE COMPUTING TAMING BIG DATA IN EDUCATION WITH COGNITIVE COMPUTING

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Apr 26, 2019

The world is drowning in data. We are creating 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. That is 2.5 followed by 18 zeros!But that figure is a moving target. Thanks to the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) the data we’re creating is expanding by the second.The thing is, if you can’t ...

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Classroom learning for international students CLASSROOM LEARNING FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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Apr 25, 2019

Our tutors sharing the subject they love with their students and our support staff work to promote a high quality student experience.

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Virtual Reality in Education: Welcome to the New Age of Learning VIRTUAL REALITY IN EDUCATION: WELCOME TO THE NEW AGE OF LEARNING

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Apr 25, 2019

Using new technologies for pedagogical purposes is more than just a fad. It seems to be quickly imposing itself as the future of education. In fact, most professionals working in training and education are already well-versed in various fields such as augmented reality, virtual reality, e-learning a...

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How Education Tackles Cybersecurity HOW EDUCATION TACKLES CYBERSECURITY

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Apr 25, 2019

With technology becoming a cornerstone of how many school districts operate, the risks of getting hacked multiplies, and defending against cyber-attacks becomes an important part of any strategic plan. A new report from the IBM X-Force finds attackers are drawn to the education sector owing to the s...

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How Modular Education Is Revolutionizing The Way We Learn (And Work) HOW MODULAR EDUCATION IS REVOLUTIONIZING THE WAY WE LEARN (AND WORK)

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Apr 25, 2019

In today’s digital economy, rapid technological change is transforming the workplace, and it has become apparent that we can no longer stop our education after college if we are to stay relevant. We will need to be continually learning, refreshing and updating our skillset as we progress throu...

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How To Develop A High-Impact Learning Culture HOW TO DEVELOP A HIGH-IMPACT LEARNING CULTURE

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Apr 25, 2019

High-performance organizations value and encourage learning as an integral part of their corporate culture. A high-impact learning culture is the “set of organizational values, conventions, processes and practices that encourage individuals – and the organization as a whole – to increase knowledge, ...

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A Breakdown Of Blended Learning A BREAKDOWN OF BLENDED LEARNING

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Apr 24, 2019

A breakdown of Blended Learning - What it is, models, stats and what the future holds.What is blended learning?Today's classroom blends traditional methods of instruction with digital instruction for a variety of learning possibilities.Models of blended learning there are a variety of effective ...

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USING AI TO PERSONALIZE EDUCATION FOR EVERYONE USING AI TO PERSONALIZE EDUCATION FOR EVERYONE

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Apr 24, 2019

Personalized learning is learning experience designed with each student’s specific needs in mind. In personalized learning, learning components like pace of learning, content, sequence, technology, content, instructional approach, instructional content and other aspects are adjustable accordin...

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5 Ways To Make Teacher Professional Development Effective 5 WAYS TO MAKE TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EFFECTIVE

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Apr 24, 2019

Every educator has at least one tale of a teacher professional development session gone wrong. But how can you avoid those mistakes?It’s difficult to plan and execute creative opportunities for teachers to continue to build their skills. Many school leaders will admit that professional develop...

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Micro-learning – What can it do for your organization? MICRO-LEARNING – WHAT CAN IT DO FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION?

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Apr 24, 2019

How does corporate learning have to change to meet today’s time challenged employees? One way is by utilizing micro-learning – short bursts of learning, three to five minutes long, doing away with long-winded explanations and focusing on key practical tips. Today’s learner is well ...

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Virtual reality as a treatment for ADHD? VIRTUAL REALITY AS A TREATMENT FOR ADHD?

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Apr 24, 2019

It's ironic that technology is being tested to remediate distraction, given that screens are one of the primary drivers of distraction in the world today. But virtual reality has the benefit of offering immersive environments, those in which distractions can be precisely controlled and amplified...

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Why are Canadian universities so slow to adopt digital learning? WHY ARE CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES SO SLOW TO ADOPT DIGITAL LEARNING?

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Apr 24, 2019

As a first-year student at Queen’s University in 2015, Alison Carney enrolled in introductory psychology, expecting the popular course would be delivered by a professor at the front of a 400-plus seat lecture hall—just like so many others on campus. She got that, and much more.Along with ...

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Technology Has No Impact on Teaching and Learning TECHNOLOGY HAS NO IMPACT ON TEACHING AND LEARNING

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Apr 24, 2019

Pretty bold title for a blog post, right? Especially, coming from two authors who just wrote a book titled Tech Request: A Guide for Coaching Educators in the Digital World. In all honesty, we believe wholeheartedly that technology has no impact on teaching and learning in an environment devoid of s...

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Is Administrative Bloat Behind Rising Cost of US College Education? IS ADMINISTRATIVE BLOAT BEHIND RISING COST OF US COLLEGE EDUCATION?

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Apr 24, 2019

As the average price tag of a college education continues to rise, many have criticized colleges for “administrative bloat” as one of the potential culprits. However, while a surface level analysis might equate increased spending on administrative positions with higher student attendance...

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Can education help end America CAN EDUCATION HELP END AMERICA'S CULTURE WAR?

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Apr 24, 2019

America is in the midst of a culture war that has fractured social trust. While Americans may not be on the battlefield at home, it increasingly feels like a war is raging for the American heart, mind, and soul. Americans are growing weary of a culture that feels chaotic and negative, and increasing...

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7 DRAMATIC IMPACTS OF BIG DATA ON EDUCATION 7 DRAMATIC IMPACTS OF BIG DATA ON EDUCATION

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Apr 24, 2019

The term big data stands for an extremely voluminous set of data, which can expose connections, trends, and patterns in the behavior of the target group. In the education sector, data analysis can change the way the teacher teaches and the students learn.A single educational institution receives a g...

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6 strategies To Get The Best Out Of Class 6 STRATEGIES TO GET THE BEST OUT OF CLASS

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Apr 23, 2019

Pay more importance to what is said in the class. Paying attention in class is the first step for improving exam performance. Do not waste time in class. Try not to miss any classes. Sometimes the classes may be boring. In such cases, what should your strategy be in order to get the best out of clas...

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HOW EFFECTIVE IS INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING IN THE MODERN CLASSROOM? HOW EFFECTIVE IS INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING IN THE MODERN CLASSROOM?

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Apr 23, 2019

Engagement in the classroom plays a significant role in student learning. The challenge is finding a method of cultivating skills that also keeps students interested in the material. Using inquiry-based learning to accomplish this is a popular strategy because it actively involves students in proble...

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How Family Engagement Increases Early Childhood Education Readiness HOW FAMILY ENGAGEMENT INCREASES EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION READINESS

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Apr 23, 2019

Researchers have referenced time and again that a child’s performance in the education environment is based on both parent and teacher expectations; it’s no different for children in their early stages of learning. Childcare programs and families benefit from shared resources and informa...

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COGNITIVE COMPUTING WILL REVOLUTIONIZE K-12 AND HIGHER EDUCATION COGNITIVE COMPUTING WILL REVOLUTIONIZE K-12 AND HIGHER EDUCATION

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Apr 23, 2019

To say that cognitive computing is a disruptive technology is an understatement of huge proportions. Already it is freeing humans from tedious tasks, streamlining city traffic, improving emergency services, saving lives on operating tables, and delivering parcels to your front door. Cognitive comput...

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4 WAYS THAT MACHINE LEARNING CAN IMPROVE ONLINE LEARNING 4 WAYS THAT MACHINE LEARNING CAN IMPROVE ONLINE LEARNING

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Apr 23, 2019

The number of college and university students taking classes online keeps on growing. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a third of all students now take at least one online course. In fact, if it were not for online education, college and university enrollments would ...

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6 eLearning Trends To Include In Your Custom eLearning Solution 6 ELEARNING TRENDS TO INCLUDE IN YOUR CUSTOM ELEARNING SOLUTION

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Apr 22, 2019

It isn’t possible to talk about trends in digital learning without talking about the “digital” part first. It is what everyone expects. Most articles on trends discuss mobile, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, LMS options, apps, and authoring software. The most forward-looking ar...

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5 Ways to Promote Student Success in Online Learning 5 WAYS TO PROMOTE STUDENT SUCCESS IN ONLINE LEARNING

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Apr 22, 2019

A new report from Strada Education Network offers key takeaways from last fall's Online Student Success Symposium, a two-day workshop focused on challenges, innovative practices and future opportunities in online learning. Hosted by BYU-Pathway Worldwide and sponsored by Strada, the event conven...

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Funding Is Top Roadblock to AR & VR in Education FUNDING IS TOP ROADBLOCK TO AR & VR IN EDUCATION

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Apr 22, 2019

The education sector is forecast to spend more than $6 billion annually on augmented and virtual reality technologies by 2023. Funding for the technologies remains a major hurdle to adoption, but price points for equipment are dropping rapidly, according to a new market forecast from ABI Research.Ac...

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10 Ways to Keep Students Learning Over the Summer 10 WAYS TO KEEP STUDENTS LEARNING OVER THE SUMMER

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Apr 22, 2019

Summer is nearly here, which means that students are eagerly awaiting long days of nice weather, relaxed schedules and time spent with friends instead of schoolwork. And while everyone can appreciate a good lazy day, the academic consequences of an entire summer off is not something to take lightly....

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE VS. COGNITIVE COMPUTING IN EDUCATION: HOW THEY DIFFER? ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE VS. COGNITIVE COMPUTING IN EDUCATION: HOW THEY DIFFER?

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Apr 22, 2019

The first thing to understand is that cognitive computing is part of artificial intelligence (AI), or a subset of artificial intelligence.There are many definitions of AI, with many tech companies formulating their own definitions depending on what their aim is for AI.The Oxford Dictionary defines a...

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Augmented Reality: The Future of Education AUGMENTED REALITY: THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

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Apr 22, 2019

By 2025, two billion of the global population is going to be made up by the youngest generation: Generation Alpha, also known as the iGeneration. Generation Alpha are children born between 2010 and 2025.This is the first generation entirely born in the 21st century. These children are considered to ...

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How AR and VR are Revolutionizing Soft Skills Training in 2019 HOW AR AND VR ARE REVOLUTIONIZING SOFT SKILLS TRAINING IN 2019

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Apr 22, 2019

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies have recently gone mainstream, exiting the experimental stage. While most of us know about AR and VR from consumer-facing applications like Pokémon Go and Oculus, they also have immense potential in HR. Initially, HR use cases for A...

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Funding Is Top Roadblock to AR & VR in Schools FUNDING IS TOP ROADBLOCK TO AR & VR IN SCHOOLS

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Apr 22, 2019

The education sector is forecast to spend more than $6 billion annually on augmented and virtual reality technologies by 2023. Funding for the technologies remains a major hurdle to adoption, but price points for equipment are dropping rapidly, according to a new market forecast from ABI Research.Ac...

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What’s holding STEM back in the US? WHAT’S HOLDING STEM BACK IN THE US?

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Apr 22, 2019

As organizations worldwide continue to invest in science, technology, engineering and math initiatives, and as students take a higher interest in technical careers, you would expect the number of educational institutions responding to the workplace’s increasing demand for technical talent woul...

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The Pursuit of Happiness is a Noble Goal for 21st Century Education THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS IS A NOBLE GOAL FOR 21ST CENTURY EDUCATION

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Apr 22, 2019

Our cynical world reacted in dismay, lambasting the songs for being fluff and ignoring the dire problems that dominate the news cycle. Why be happy when you could wear your despair like a red badge of discouragement? Well, it looks like the fellas were on to something. Happiness is climbing to the t...

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5 Ladies Leading Change In Education & Talent Technology 5 LADIES LEADING CHANGE IN EDUCATION & TALENT TECHNOLOGY

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Apr 22, 2019

With the buzz of conference attendees, including renowned thought leaders and investors, who have developed a variety of new innovative technologies walking the venue grounds, ASU-GSV is not a conference to disappoint. The yearly conference, coined by its founders as one of “the most impactful...

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Cultural Competency: Finding Ways to Bring Equity Through Personalized Learning CULTURAL COMPETENCY: FINDING WAYS TO BRING EQUITY THROUGH PERSONALIZED LEARNING

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Apr 22, 2019

As more schools, districts, and states implement personalized learning strategies, the focus has shifted from plug and play technology solutions to rethinking the structure of the classroom as we know it. So how are states moving forward with personalized learning initiatives?In this podcast series,...

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AI holds tremendous potential to transform education AI HOLDS TREMENDOUS POTENTIAL TO TRANSFORM EDUCATION

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Apr 22, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is all around us. From digital assistants to algorithms that suggest what music to listen to, are all now a part of our everyday lives.While soon we may travel in self-driven cars, the area where AI is poised to most profoundly affect our lives is education. It is no sur...

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7 Must-Have Characteristics of Microlearning Design 7 MUST-HAVE CHARACTERISTICS OF MICROLEARNING DESIGN

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Apr 21, 2019

Microlearning can provide a solution to training a workforce that’s often on-the-go or works in shifts, or doesn’t have dedicated access to workstations. Microlearning design is not something that you come up with on the fly. It requires careful thought and planning to design an effectiv...

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Pros and cons of using cloud computing in education PROS AND CONS OF USING CLOUD COMPUTING IN EDUCATION

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Apr 21, 2019

Educational establishments are underneath increasing pressure to deliver additional for fewer and that they have to be compelled to realize ways in which to supply made reasonable services and tools. With Cloud computing having the potential to supply computation and storage resources as services, t...

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Challenges to Higher Education’s Most Essential Purposes CHALLENGES TO HIGHER EDUCATION’S MOST ESSENTIAL PURPOSES

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Apr 20, 2019

Educational technologies. Developments in technology point to the possibility of new forms of learning relying on machines as “tutors” that use data tracking student progress to recursively improve the quality of the knowledge and assistance provided to students. There is evidence that n...

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Bootcamps: A Viable Alternative to College BOOTCAMPS: A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO COLLEGE

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Apr 20, 2019

Once thought of as the only path to success, the traditional college education is coming under fire as some students ask themselves if the degree is worth the time and expense, and, if not, is there another viable option?Research still supports the idea that a college degree is the surest path to a ...

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Student Choice to Prepare Students for the Future of Work STUDENT CHOICE TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

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Apr 20, 2019

The future of work’s rapidly changing landscape requires our students to be flexible in their learning, understanding, and application of knowledge. Because of this, teachers need to prepare students to deal with open-ended questions that require them to decide how to connect and apply content...

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Why the world is due a revolution in economics education WHY THE WORLD IS DUE A REVOLUTION IN ECONOMICS EDUCATION

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Apr 20, 2019

Economic thinking governs much of our world. But the discipline’s teaching is stuck in the past. Centred around antiquated 19th-century models built on Newtonian physics, economics treats humans as atomic particles, rather than as social beings.While academic research often manages to transcen...

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College education today: Worth the massive debt load in 2019? COLLEGE EDUCATION TODAY: WORTH THE MASSIVE DEBT LOAD IN 2019?

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Apr 20, 2019

Everyone says it. It’s standard advice. If you want a decent job, you need a college degree. Back in the day, that was pretty much true. Today, given the massive debt load students incur, maybe not. So why the continuing insistence by parents, friends and relatives that high school grads absol...

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Committee on Grad Education Report Shows Increasing Dissatisfaction Among Grad Students COMMITTEE ON GRAD EDUCATION REPORT SHOWS INCREASING DISSATISFACTION AMONG GRAD STUDENTS

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Apr 20, 2019

Half of University graduate students are not satisfied with teaching training, a new report by the Committee on Graduate Education (CGE) shows. The report also touches on additional concerns regarding academics and student support, and notes a trend of decreasing graduate student satisfaction over t...

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6 WAYS OF HELPING STUDENTS WITH OVERCOMING LEARNING BARRIERS 6 WAYS OF HELPING STUDENTS WITH OVERCOMING LEARNING BARRIERS

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Apr 19, 2019

Learning anything comes with some kind of labour whether it’s time spent, a search for meaning, or a simple struggle to understand. After all, every learner is different. With those differences will come the process of overcoming learning barriers of every definition. You won’t always se...

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The Future of Work: How Do We Prepare Our Students? THE FUTURE OF WORK: HOW DO WE PREPARE OUR STUDENTS?

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Apr 19, 2019

Although we cannot predict with certainty the types of jobs that will exist in the future, we know that today’s students will need a variety of skills, “21st century skills.” However, these are skills that our students need today. Knowing this, we must ask ourselves what are the be...

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HOW COGNITIVE COMPUTING CAN MAKE YOU A BETTER TEACHER HOW COGNITIVE COMPUTING CAN MAKE YOU A BETTER TEACHER

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Apr 19, 2019

Cognitive computing is the end of one-size-fits-all education. The technology will make possible this declaration by Ignacio Estrada: If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way the child learns.This is exactly what will be possible in the near future with the help o...

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EDTECH INNOVATION IN ONLINE EDUCATION EDTECH INNOVATION IN ONLINE EDUCATION

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Apr 19, 2019

The early days of online education looked suspiciously similar to traditional classes taken in brick-and-mortar classrooms.You matriculated for a course, purchased your books or downloaded materials, and attend class via computer – on the day and time set by the school or professor. Eventually...

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How useful is the use of robots in education? HOW USEFUL IS THE USE OF ROBOTS IN EDUCATION?

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Apr 19, 2019

Over a decade or two, lots of educational institutions have taken interest in robots and thus do initial stepping stones to incorporating these machines into the educational sphere from preschools to colleges, mostly in STEM and special education. The successful incorporation of this sort of innovat...

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Reveling In STEM Education As An Adult Learner REVELING IN STEM EDUCATION AS AN ADULT LEARNER

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Apr 19, 2019

Practical science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills are crucial in order to prepare today's students for tomorrow's world.There are many who are working hard to provide our youth with what they need to succeed in STEM careers. This can be difficult, however, for those who didn&...

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Salesforce.org Expands Education Data Architecture to K-12 SALESFORCE.ORG EXPANDS EDUCATION DATA ARCHITECTURE TO K-12

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Apr 19, 2019

The new architecture will support the needs of both higher education and K-12 institutions, including admissions and enrollment, family and community engagement, and fundraising and grants management. A new K-12 Kit (available by June 2019) will offer schools and systems an out-of-the-box way to get...

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THE PERSONAL TEACHING ASSISTANT EVERY TEACHER NEEDS THE PERSONAL TEACHING ASSISTANT EVERY TEACHER NEEDS

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Apr 18, 2019

Imagine teaching at a school where your personal assistant takes care of the routine tasks for your classroom. The assistant even prepares lessons for your students. You have additional time to instruct students in small groups or individually, provide thoughtful feedback, and encourage learning. &l...

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AR and VR Promise Revolutionary Improvements AR AND VR PROMISE REVOLUTIONARY IMPROVEMENTS

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Apr 18, 2019

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are powerful educational tools that can significantly enhance the learning journey and outcome by providing interactive and engaging content, immersive storytelling experiences, and flexibility and independence to students. AR and VR educational conten...

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HOW HARVARD CREATED ONE OF THE BEST ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORMS HOW HARVARD CREATED ONE OF THE BEST ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORMS

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Apr 18, 2019

Are you looking into online learning platforms for your educational institution, but still on the fence about it?Take the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business for example. In what’s been called ‘one of the most ambitious efforts in online education,’ the seventh-r...

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The Importance of the Arts in Education THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ARTS IN EDUCATION

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Apr 18, 2019

Music, dance, theatre, poetry and the visual arts must be seen as fundamental to the education process and should always be at the forefront of educational planning.  An arts-based education is integral to human development, speaking to what cannot be effectively put into words, making us compl...

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Dual education at universities too? DUAL EDUCATION AT UNIVERSITIES TOO?

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Apr 18, 2019

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development has published the Draft Law on the dual model for higher education, which stipulates that students can spend at least 450 hours (about 60 days) per year, during the course of studies, working at a company and receive at the least 50% o...

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