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Reduce interruptions Boost productivity. REDUCE INTERRUPTIONS BOOST PRODUCTIVITY.

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Nov 13, 2019

99% of workers are distracted. This is the reality for more than 5,000 office workers around the world that we surveyed this year. More than a third of them are always or very often distracted. Download our eBook to learn more about what's really distracting your teams and what you can do to hel...

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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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How Blockchain Could Impact Education in 2020 and Beyond HOW BLOCKCHAIN COULD IMPACT EDUCATION IN 2020 AND BEYOND

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Feb 23, 2020

Blockchain. A few years ago, the word was known only to a very select few. Nowadays, most people have heard of blockchains, even though they might just know it as ‘that thing that makes bitcoin work.’ While cryptocurrencies are the first widespread application of blockchain technology, t...

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The Importance of Communication Models in Education THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION MODELS IN EDUCATION

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Feb 23, 2020

Communication has always been an integral part of the education sector which has made it be a better place for our students and teachers. Besides, the education sector, every industry highly depends on the model of communication to facilitate their processes and execute them accordingly. Well, commu...

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MPROvE Academy-Spreading Neonatal Education Globally MPROVE ACADEMY-SPREADING NEONATAL EDUCATION GLOBALLY

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Feb 23, 2020

Begin exploring MPROvE's comprehensive online delivery platform for online neonatal education, videos on procedural skill training, human factors training, and technology enhanced learning.

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VR Tracking Is Evolving Quickly and Becoming More Appealing for Colleges VR TRACKING IS EVOLVING QUICKLY AND BECOMING MORE APPEALING FOR COLLEGES

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Feb 21, 2020

The massive advances in VR tracking make getting into virtual reality more attainable for colleges that may lack the budget or space for a dedicated lab full of specialty equipment. And because the aesthetics of VR experiences are still very much developing, even tracking errors can turn out to be h...

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Make Microlearning More Effective By Using Chatbots MAKE MICROLEARNING MORE EFFECTIVE BY USING CHATBOTS

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Feb 20, 2020

Owing to technology advancement, we can now create chatbots to consume nuggets of information in a question-and-answer format. A learner can ask a question and get a quick short answer at the point of need. These bots can be updated easily for frequently changing content and changes can be displayed...

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Competency-Based Approaches Focus On Skills, Relevancy and Personalization COMPETENCY-BASED APPROACHES FOCUS ON SKILLS, RELEVANCY AND PERSONALIZATION

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Feb 20, 2020

Since formal education has existed, we have often wrestled with what the goals or outcomes are supposed to be and how we know if our learners have successfully reached them. For generations, the dominant goal seemed to be to acquire knowledge, information or facts. It didn’t matter what subjec...

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What WHAT'S NEW IN MICROSOFT EDUCATION EDU

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Feb 20, 2020

We hope you caught all the news we brought you from the Bett education technology conference in London, but – there was a lot to take in . Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered in this month’s What’s New in EDU as we recap the can’t-miss Bett highlights and news abou...

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STEM Education, Makerspaces, and Give Big Green Bay STEM EDUCATION, MAKERSPACES, AND GIVE BIG GREEN BAY

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Feb 19, 2020

Nate Millsap and Dennis Rockhill share there experiences in STEM education and how that translates to real world trade skills.

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Virtual Reality Advances Bring New Possibilities to Higher Education VIRTUAL REALITY ADVANCES BRING NEW POSSIBILITIES TO HIGHER EDUCATION

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Feb 19, 2020

What if virtual reality is more than a novelty or even a tool? What if it’s a technology with the potential to change, well, everything? When Emory Craig and Maya Georgieva, both experienced educators, first encountered modern VR at the Tribeca Film Festival several years ago, the experience w...

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Overcoming security and privacy concerns with e-learning OVERCOMING SECURITY AND PRIVACY CONCERNS WITH E-LEARNING

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Feb 18, 2020

Few of us can argue that the internet and its connected technology has changed the global educational landscape for the better. More students than ever before now have access to a quality education, no matter where they live. Lesson plans can be tailored to meet the learning needs of individual stud...

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Is augmented and virtual reality technology essential for education? IS AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY ESSENTIAL FOR EDUCATION?

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Feb 17, 2020

Augmented and Virtual reality (AR/VR) has been receiving a lot of attention and there’s been much talk about the wonders it will provide for entertainment, as well as how it could reimagine training for all industries. This hype has made its way to the education sector and it’s now becom...

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How to Teach Artificial Intelligence HOW TO TEACH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Feb 17, 2020

Artificial intelligence—code that learns—is likely to be humankind’s most important invention. It’s a 60-year-old idea that took off five years ago when fast chips enabled massive computing and sensors, cameras, and robots fed data-hungry algorithms. We’re a couple of y...

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The Power of MPPG — Mobile-First, Participatory, Personalized, Group-Based Learning THE POWER OF MPPG — MOBILE-FIRST, PARTICIPATORY, PERSONALIZED, GROUP-BASED LEARNING

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Feb 17, 2020

What is ‘MPPG’? Watch CEO So-Young Kang explain the importance of ‘MPPG’ in designing effective adult-learning programs. Want to boost training engagement rates and business performance while also reducing costs?

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What is Microlearning? WHAT IS MICROLEARNING?

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Feb 16, 2020

What is microlearning and why does it matter? Gnowbe CEO and Founder So-Young Kang, breaks down the concept that’s taking the learning industry by storm. Gnowbe is a pioneering mobile microlearning and engagement solution to help the modern workforce learn faster and better.

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Can Online Learning Mitigate Rural Schools’ Biggest Challenges? CAN ONLINE LEARNING MITIGATE RURAL SCHOOLS’ BIGGEST CHALLENGES?

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Feb 15, 2020

Online learning may not be new, but its applications in K-12 education aren’t just numerous and wide-ranging. You could say they’re ‘far-flung’ as well. Virtual instruction has been employed over the past decade in a variety of contexts. It’s been used by university edu...

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Product Spotlight: Fortigate Fortinet 60E Gives Schools High-Level Security PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: FORTIGATE FORTINET 60E GIVES SCHOOLS HIGH-LEVEL SECURITY

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Feb 14, 2020

Common security concerns for K–12 districts, particularly the frequent targeting for cyberattacks, are generally not balanced by increased budgets for defensive technology or talent. And although smaller facilities have become front-line targets, many regional and satellite schools must make d...

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7 Steps for Selecting Adaptive Courseware 7 STEPS FOR SELECTING ADAPTIVE COURSEWARE

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Feb 14, 2020

How do colleges and universities decide which courseware to use? With so many options to review, how do you determine which are most relevant to your goals? Contacted 16 institutions working with Every Learner Everywhere, a network that supports innovation in teaching practices, to learn about their...

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Task Force on Higher Education Financing and Student Outcomes TASK FORCE ON HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCING AND STUDENT OUTCOMES

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Feb 14, 2020

Establish a $5 billion annual matching grant to help states address unmet need and improve student outcomes. This “federal-state partnership” would reward states based on measures of affordability, tax effort, and productivity. States would be required to use these grant funds to reduce ...

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IT Trends to Watch as Higher Education Moves into a New Decade IT TRENDS TO WATCH AS HIGHER EDUCATION MOVES INTO A NEW DECADE

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Feb 13, 2020

With the new year — and a new decade — underway, three key trends will continue to take hold in higher education. The conversation about digital transformation is shifting from “What is it?” to “How do we do it?” Campus leaders are rethinking the user experience i...

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Evolving with tech education will help your career EVOLVING WITH TECH EDUCATION WILL HELP YOUR CAREER

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Feb 13, 2020

Part of promoting the future of engineering is understanding the changes happening in engineering education. Just as technology has to constantly be updated to meet with what’s being done in the business and industry, so must all programs and curricula adjust to keep up with the new standards....

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ASSESS AND IMPROVE DIGITAL LEARNING ASSESS AND IMPROVE DIGITAL LEARNING

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Feb 13, 2020

Digital learning may be the latest and greatest trend in education. It has allowed for creative instructional practices, like flipped classrooms and individualized instruction. Many teachers report that their students are more engaged than ever. But do you know if digital learning is useful in helpi...

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Look Out, Cryptoverse, Blockchain Education Is Just Getting started LOOK OUT, CRYPTOVERSE, BLOCKCHAIN EDUCATION IS JUST GETTING STARTED

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Feb 13, 2020

As blockchain weaves its way deeper into the world economy, more American universities are teaching the technology, offering more courses and expanding delivery methods. Kevin Werback, a professor and blockchain club mentor at the University of Pennsylvania, told Cointelegraph, “Even if they a...

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It’s 2020, so where’s our virtual and augmented learning? IT’S 2020, SO WHERE’S OUR VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED LEARNING?

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Feb 12, 2020

Augmented and virtual reality holds great promise for education. In schools, it could allow students conduct science experiments without science labs; in workplace training, new platforms like Mira could allow remote guidance when, for instance, engineers are working in the field. Seeing is Believin...

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The science and tech behind next-gen education THE SCIENCE AND TECH BEHIND NEXT-GEN EDUCATION

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Feb 12, 2020

What if we could use all the technology we have in the private sector to give students a chance to prepare for what they will be doing in the real world? It turns out that wherever there is funding to do so, teachers are already implementing technology as fast as they can. Teachers understand the va...

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The benefits of using virtual reality in college THE BENEFITS OF USING VIRTUAL REALITY IN COLLEGE

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Feb 11, 2020

The use of virtual reality in education has been a rising trend for a while now. At first, the equipment and software necessary to use VR technology for academic purposes were not as affordable as it is nowadays. However, because of the benefits that both students and universities experienced throug...

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How to use an LMS to simulate the publishing process with undergrads HOW TO USE AN LMS TO SIMULATE THE PUBLISHING PROCESS WITH UNDERGRADS

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Feb 11, 2020

As a quick side note, the saying should be “publish in English or perish”, but we will tackle multilingualism in the academic world on a different occasion. While in some contexts the constant pressure to publish may have its disadvantages – the first that comes to mind being that ...

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Is STEM education really important? IS STEM EDUCATION REALLY IMPORTANT?

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Feb 10, 2020

Morning Motivation - We need to add an "S" to STEM in order to ensure there youth of America are getting a comprehensive education.

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HOW MUCH SHOULD YOUR ONLINE EDUCATION COST? HOW MUCH SHOULD YOUR ONLINE EDUCATION COST?

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Feb 10, 2020

Digital learning is more than a fad. It has become a preference. The interest in online education has grown significantly over the last decade. Enrollment has been increasing by 17% annually, and one out of every three college students has taken an online course. There’s much to love about onl...

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Is education the new currency? IS EDUCATION THE NEW CURRENCY?

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Feb 10, 2020

To prosper in an era of technological disruption we’re told we need to become lifelong learners, and to nurture skills like creativity, adaptability and emotional intelligence. But there’s often little guidance on how to do this; navigating the bewildering array of educational options at...

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10 European EdTech startups changing the face of education in 2020 10 EUROPEAN EDTECH STARTUPS CHANGING THE FACE OF EDUCATION IN 2020

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Feb 10, 2020

Edtech has changed the face of learning and the whole concept what a school is. A decade ago, a university was an old building in the city where you went to get an education – nowadays there are MOOCs available online, with enrollment numbers skyrocketing. Coding used to be reserved for talent...

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Protect Parent Communications with Security Tools and Education PROTECT PARENT COMMUNICATIONS WITH SECURITY TOOLS AND EDUCATION

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Feb 07, 2020

The district brought in communications consultant Caron Blanton, who led a survey and a series of focus groups to discover what qualities communication systems must have to meet people’s needs. The results: Stakeholders wanted a comprehensive communication tool that could serve multiple needs,...

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Is Social Media Ruining Students? IS SOCIAL MEDIA RUINING STUDENTS?

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Feb 06, 2020

There’s no doubt that social media has had a huge impact on the lives of students, but what ‘s less clear is whether this impact has been good or bad. An infographic by Online Education that looks at the pros and cons of a national student body that is embedded in social media.

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A World-Class Education for Every Child A WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION FOR EVERY CHILD

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Feb 06, 2020

Education is at the heart of America’s promise of opportunity for all. Tom’s mother was a teacher in New York Public Schools and he understands the importance of public education to a just, democratic, and prosperous society. He will fight against decades of underinvestment and inequitie...

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Why STEMinism matters in the classroom and beyond WHY STEMINISM MATTERS IN THE CLASSROOM AND BEYOND

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Feb 06, 2020

Teach First have launched their STEMinism campaign - calling for change to address the gender gaps found across STEM careers and exploring how to encourage more girls to continue these subjects beyond GCSE.

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Why Some Teachers are Fighting Technology in Education WHY SOME TEACHERS ARE FIGHTING TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION

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Feb 06, 2020

For all the conveniences that technology brings to the table, there are drawbacks that we should address. In particular, when it comes to education, numerous challenges spring up because of our use of technology. As we move into the fantastical future of significant technological advancements, some ...

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E-invigilation: Make It Legit, And Be Clear About It E-INVIGILATION: MAKE IT LEGIT, AND BE CLEAR ABOUT IT

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Feb 05, 2020

Two discussion points in a recent article of mine on e-invigilation in higher education (HE), published on eLearning Industry [1], were that, firstly, a growing number of universities use a variety of student-centered assessment methods in DL programs without any examinations at all, and secondly, Q...

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2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity 2020 ED TECH TRENDS FOCUS ON EQUITY

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Feb 05, 2020

These consciously created spaces where students are free to pursue their own interests are most often linked to STEM, but it doesn’t end there. “We hold a belief system that makerspaces inspire literacy proficiency,” says Ginger Christian, principal of Anderson Elementary in Bristo...

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How Technology in Schools Has Changed Over Time HOW TECHNOLOGY IN SCHOOLS HAS CHANGED OVER TIME

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Feb 04, 2020

Can you imagine attending a school where whiteboards weren’t used,there were no handheld calculators, and headphones weren’t available? Travel back in time about 50-60 years, and that’s exactly what you’d get. This infographic takes a look at the changes of technology in scho...

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How artificial intelligence will impact K-12 teachers HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WILL IMPACT K-12 TEACHERS

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Feb 04, 2020

The teaching profession is under siege. Working hours for teachers are increasing as student needs become more complex and administrative and paperwork burdens increase. According to a recent McKinsey survey, conducted in a research partnership with Microsoft, teachers are working an average of 50 h...

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10 trends and predictions for STEM education in 2020 10 TRENDS AND PREDICTIONS FOR STEM EDUCATION IN 2020

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Feb 04, 2020

It's clear to anyone listening that the United States needs more highly-skilled STEM workers to remain globally competitive. And STEM education--including trained STEM teachers--is critical to that goal. The organization 100Kin10 is working to recruit 100,000 excellent STEM teachers into classro...

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Why This Chinese Education Technology Stock Is Ridiculously Undervalued WHY THIS CHINESE EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY STOCK IS RIDICULOUSLY UNDERVALUED

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Feb 04, 2020

GSX Techedu an online education company in China, went public last June at $10.50 per share. Its stock has more than tripled to the mid-$30s since then, but it still trades at 13 times forward earnings -- which seems ridiculously low relative to analysts' forecasts for 175% revenue growth and 16...

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The Importance of STEM in Education With Kaci Heinz THE IMPORTANCE OF STEM IN EDUCATION WITH KACI HEINZ

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Feb 04, 2020

We speak with Kaci Heinz, Director of Space Centre University at the Space Centre Houston, and ask why she feels STEM is such an important part of modern education and why it is vital to the future of success.

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Why the Successful Campus of the Future Will Rely on Collaboration Technology WHY THE SUCCESSFUL CAMPUS OF THE FUTURE WILL RELY ON COLLABORATION TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 03, 2020

Higher education campuses are becoming increasingly sophisticated from a technology perspective. This reflects the role of technology in education as it continues to become a more pervasive part of our lives. Passive learning in lecture halls and from physical textbooks is a thing of the past as ins...

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Nano 2020: Scaling Up Nanotechnology in Virtual Reality NANO 2020: SCALING UP NANOTECHNOLOGY IN VIRTUAL REALITY

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Feb 03, 2020

Sometimes the smallest of things lead to the biggest ideas. Case in point: Nano 2020, a University of Arizona-led initiative to develop curriculum and technology focused on educating students in the rapidly expanding field of nanotechnology. The five-year, multi-university project recently met its g...

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What The Future Of AI and VR Has In Store For The World Of Education WHAT THE FUTURE OF AI AND VR HAS IN STORE FOR THE WORLD OF EDUCATION

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Feb 02, 2020

Teachers can teach artificial Intelligence to computers and machines. Those devices can then educate others. AI will become a standard form of teaching in schools in the future and teachers may not be necessary. Future teachers may not be essential for classrooms, and AI may be implemented into clas...

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Technology in Education Presentation TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION PRESENTATION

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Feb 02, 2020

Educators and students turn to Screencast-O-Matic for easy screen recording and video editing. Videos are used in the classroom for flipped/blended learning, student assignments, two-way mentorship and more!

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How to Simplify Resource Management in Higher Education with Azure Tags HOW TO SIMPLIFY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION WITH AZURE TAGS

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Feb 01, 2020

One way to organize resources in the Azure environment is to use tags, or name-value pairs, generally for resource management, automation and accounting. Tags, unlike resource groups, can label any resource within a subscription, and an effective tagging strategy makes resource administration much e...

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How To Design Visual Aids For Teaching Purposes HOW TO DESIGN VISUAL AIDS FOR TEACHING PURPOSES

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Jan 31, 2020

Simple design tips for stunning visual aids in the classroom. Familiarize Yourself With The Visual Tools Be aware of all the kinds of visual aids you can use in class and find out which one fits your purpose and budget. Know Your Learning Objective And Budget Understand the students' learning be...

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Protecting Higher Education with the Fortinet Security Fabric PROTECTING HIGHER EDUCATION WITH THE FORTINET SECURITY FABRIC

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Jan 31, 2020

As institutions of higher education embrace technology to enable learning and collaboration, they accelerate their adoption of cloud services and support for mobile applications. They are also deploying a wide range of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices as part of smart campus initiatives. With the in...

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Digital Breakout: Engaging Students as they Make Sense of Problems and Persevere in Solving Them DIGITAL BREAKOUT: ENGAGING STUDENTS AS THEY MAKE SENSE OF PROBLEMS AND PERSEVERE IN SOLVING THEM

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Jan 30, 2020

Demonstration teacher Christina Barthel demonstrates how she uses a digital breakout activity as a high engagement strategy with her students as the culminating review of a two week unit on solving multi step linear equations.

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How esports can build academic skills and career readiness HOW ESPORTS CAN BUILD ACADEMIC SKILLS AND CAREER READINESS

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Jan 30, 2020

It may lack sweat equity, but esports, the competitive side of video gaming, is exploding in popularity in K-12 schools. The reason is that it’s not only fun, but a viable educational tool. A recent webinar hosted by edWeb.net affirms its highly positive impact on students’ academic achi...

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HoverCam Brings The Digital Classroom To TCEA 2020 HOVERCAM BRINGS THE DIGITAL CLASSROOM TO TCEA 2020

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Jan 30, 2020

HoverCam, an innovative technology leader in the education market, will display its family of award-winning classroom learning technologies in Booth 1133 at TCEA 2020, Feb. 4-6 in Austin. At the show, the company will demonstrate its wireless, tablet-based Pilot X digital teaching station, wireless ...

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Student’s library work leads to a career in augmented reality STUDENT’S LIBRARY WORK LEADS TO A CAREER IN AUGMENTED REALITY

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Jan 29, 2020

Augmented reality adds digital elements, like Snapchat filters or holograms, to live experiences seen through smartphones, iPads, or other devices. Virtual reality typically uses goggles and immerses the wearer in an alternate experience that shuts out the physical world. During Cutaiar’s two-...

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Artificial Intelligence Could Free Up 13 Hours a Week for Teachers ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE COULD FREE UP 13 HOURS A WEEK FOR TEACHERS

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Jan 29, 2020

That might be possible in the future, according to a report published this week by McKinsey & Company "How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact K-12 Teachers." The report estimates that 20 to 40 percent of the tasks teachers spend time on—grading, lesson planning, general administ...

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You Can Check Student Work For Plagiarism YOU CAN CHECK STUDENT WORK FOR PLAGIARISM

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Jan 29, 2020

Check out how you can check assignments for plagiarism using Turnitin in Microsoft Teams.

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eLearning Localization: What, Why, And How? ELEARNING LOCALIZATION: WHAT, WHY, AND HOW?

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Jan 28, 2020

eLearning localization involves the adaptation of online courses according to the specific culture of learners. What Is Localization? eLearning localization involves the customization of learning content in order to suit the ethnic, geographic, and cultural sensibilities of learners. Localization fo...

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Prevalence of Coaching and Approaches to Supporting Prevalence of Coaching and Approaches to Supporting Coaching in Education PREVALENCE OF COACHING AND APPROACHES TO SUPPORTING PREVALENCE OF COACHING AND APPROACHES TO SUPPORTING COACHING IN EDUCATION

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Jan 28, 2020

Teacher quality is one of the most important factors that contributes to student success. There is a growing body of research that points to coaching as an effective way to support teacher growth. As such, coaching is becoming more prevalent in schools and districts in the U.S., and districts are in...

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Digital Learning 5 New tools for student use the classroom. DIGITAL LEARNING 5 NEW TOOLS FOR STUDENT USE THE CLASSROOM.

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Jan 28, 2020

Host Connie Kolosey and guests Alex Heeren and Stacey Pellerin-Vanderloop reveal some of the new tools now available in Pinellas County School classrooms.

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What to Research About Online U.S. Universities WHAT TO RESEARCH ABOUT ONLINE U.S. UNIVERSITIES

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Jan 28, 2020

FOR MANY PROSPECTIVE international students, deciding to attend a U.S.-based online university is the first step in the path toward completing an undergraduate or graduate degree. But choosing to pursue an online degree can often lead to questions about what to research to find the right fit. "...

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6 Best Practices for Using Student Data for Student Success 6 BEST PRACTICES FOR USING STUDENT DATA FOR STUDENT SUCCESS

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Jan 28, 2020

The 2020 list of EDUCAUSE’s Top 10 IT Issues provides evidence that the higher education IT community is increasingly focused on using technology to better understand students and rethink systems, culture and process to improve student success. This focus is especially critical when it comes t...

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University of Michigan Showcases New AI Ethics Center UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SHOWCASES NEW AI ETHICS CENTER

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Jan 27, 2020

Researchers at the University of Michigan have been exploring the need to set ethics standards and policies when it comes to the use of artificial intelligence, and they now have their own place to do so. The university has created a new Center of Ethics, Society and Computing (ESC) that will focus ...

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How Your eLearning Curriculum Impacts Your LMS Implementation Success HOW YOUR ELEARNING CURRICULUM IMPACTS YOUR LMS IMPLEMENTATION SUCCESS

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Jan 27, 2020

One of the key reasons organizations want to implement a Learning Management System is to bring structure and visibility to the learning effort. As an organization grows, it becomes critical to ensure that there is a way to ensure that team members have the knowledge they need to perform their job t...

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A Balancing Act: Managing Complexity for Teaching & Learning Mathematics A BALANCING ACT: MANAGING COMPLEXITY FOR TEACHING & LEARNING MATHEMATICS

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Jan 26, 2020

This series offers educators a unique opportunity to construct their own comprehensive narrative to improving the quality of the student learning experience!

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Everything You Need To Know About Immersive Learning EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IMMERSIVE LEARNING

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Jan 25, 2020

The present-day world is powered with technology and filled with more distractions than ever! These distractions often lead to negative impacts on the process of learning. Now, the question is, how can we minimize these distractions and make learning better and more effective? Well, immersive learni...

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WE NEED A NETFLIX OF EDUCATION WE NEED A NETFLIX OF EDUCATION

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Jan 24, 2020

The difference between having access to knowledge and having such knowledge primed for your discovery and consumption is huge. Just because things are available somewhere for someone to learn doesn’t mean that they’re going to be able to sift through the mass of content out there in orde...

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How school admins use the LMS to achieve their goals HOW SCHOOL ADMINS USE THE LMS TO ACHIEVE THEIR GOALS

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Jan 23, 2020

The school’s learning management system (LMS) is an indispensable tool for blended learning, personalized learning, and instruction in general. School administrators are the ones in charge of making decisions about which edtech tools to buy, often on a tight budget. It’s no wonder that i...

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Using Your eLearning Tool Solution To Create Engaging Scenario-Based Learning Experiences USING YOUR ELEARNING TOOL SOLUTION TO CREATE ENGAGING SCENARIO-BASED LEARNING EXPERIENCES

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Jan 23, 2020

As the name suggests, scenario-based learning is a type of eLearning technique that uses scenarios to contextualize learning and add interactive decision-making during the learning process. Typically, students will work their way through a story or scenario—this can be either a problem-based o...

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Why technology could be the key to powering the teachers of tomorrow WHY TECHNOLOGY COULD BE THE KEY TO POWERING THE TEACHERS OF TOMORROW

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Jan 22, 2020

Microsoft has cast a look into the future of education as it looks to prepare the classrooms of tomorrow with the technology they need to thrive. The computing giant has revealed new research at BETT 2020 today that examines just what the teachers of 2030 will require in terms of technological needs...

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AS K THRU 12 VR USE GROWS, RESEARCHERS CONSIDER ITS IMPACT ON CHILDREN AS K THRU 12 VR USE GROWS, RESEARCHERS CONSIDER ITS IMPACT ON CHILDREN

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Jan 22, 2020

Virtual reality technology is only just starting to find its way into K-12 classrooms across the globe, so there isn’t much long-term data to sift through when it comes to the impact that such augmented reality technologies can have on the development of young learners. With no real way to tel...

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Impact Assessment STEM Engagement and Learning IMPACT ASSESSMENT STEM ENGAGEMENT AND LEARNING

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Jan 22, 2020

This report has been prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (Australia) Pty Ltd (“PwC”) for Queensland Museum Foundation Trust (QMF) in accordance with and for the purpose of understanding the impact of World Science Festival Brisbane 2019 on STEM engagement and learning. The info...

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eLearning Trends In 2020 - Featuring Tips On How You Can Leverage Them For Learning, Performance Gain, And Behavioral Change ELEARNING TRENDS IN 2020 - FEATURING TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN LEVERAGE THEM FOR LEARNING, PERFORMANCE GAIN, AND BEHAVIORAL CHANGE

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Jan 21, 2020

During the last year, we have seen a considerable shift in the way online training is being designed and delivered. It aligns better with what the learners want (short, focused, on-the-go, on-demand, available within their workflow, and so on). It also marks a significant shift in the way L&D te...

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Why International Students Should Consider an Online U.S. College WHY INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS SHOULD CONSIDER AN ONLINE U.S. COLLEGE

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Jan 21, 2020

While most U.S. colleges and universities offer some online courses, an increasing number now offer fully online undergraduate degree programs. "For international students who want to interact with learners from around the world without having to travel around the world, an online degree is a g...

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Top Learning Management System (LMS) Statistics For 2020 You Need To Know TOP LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (LMS) STATISTICS FOR 2020 YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Jan 21, 2020

The reasons behind this growth are simple, not only are HR managers and training managers looking for a way to educate their employees in a flexible and low-cost way, but educators are seeing the benefits of introducing a Learning Management System to their students. The Global Growth Of The Mobile ...

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Learning and teaching transformed for 65,000 students and teachers LEARNING AND TEACHING TRANSFORMED FOR 65,000 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS

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Jan 21, 2020

K-12 education provider transformed learning and teaching across 147 schools using more than 65,000 devices managed by VMware Workspace ONE.

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The benefits of VR-Learning THE BENEFITS OF VR-LEARNING

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Jan 21, 2020

Young people are the experts of tomorrow. This raises many questions about the education for and of the future. Innovative technologies create completely new opportunities in the learning process. Therefore, the goal of the Digital Education Day (DED) 2019 was to help students gain media literacy &n...

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Inspiring an Interest in STEM Early On INSPIRING AN INTEREST IN STEM EARLY ON

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Jan 20, 2020

Through his travels around the world, KTSDI Manager Ken Timmings has seen many education systems. He says the U.S. could benefit from applying other country’s practices when it comes to introducing kids to STEM and manufacturing at the kindergarten level.

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A Reality Check for 2020: VR in Education A REALITY CHECK FOR 2020: VR IN EDUCATION

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Jan 20, 2020

Nearly 43% of UCD students have tried VR before. Still, for the first time, the number of undergrad students having tried VR seems to have leveled off. An expected upwards trajectory was not in evidence. Is this the first sign that we have reached a possible saturation point for the youth market? On...

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CORPORATE VS. EDUCATIONAL ELEARNING CORPORATE VS. EDUCATIONAL ELEARNING

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Jan 20, 2020

Elearning has become almost synonymous with education these days, both in K-12 settings and higher education. Benefits of incorporating elearning into an educational environment. With the advent of elearning, however, comes another, yet more specific, learning opportunity, one that veers slightly aw...

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What Is Adaptive Learning And How Does It Benefit Training? WHAT IS ADAPTIVE LEARNING AND HOW DOES IT BENEFIT TRAINING?

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Jan 19, 2020

Each of us has a different understanding of the world, different potentials to achieve our goals and so different learning needs. Yet organizations often deliver the same training to everyone, as if we’re exactly the same. This means none of us ever gets the exact training we need. We may lear...

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Is Digitalizing Education Really A Conversation IS DIGITALIZING EDUCATION REALLY A CONVERSATION

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Jan 19, 2020

Angelo Maduli is an educator and lifelong learner. He is the founder and Lead Learner at Learning pitstop. He says that we are missing the real purpose of education in the hyper of technology and digitalisation.

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Leverage Technology to Support Learning Any Time and Anywhere LEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT LEARNING ANY TIME AND ANYWHERE

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Jan 16, 2020

When you imagine a modern classroom, what do you see? Are there rows of forward-facing student desks? Is there a lectern or a teacher’s desk at the front of the room? Increasingly, that’s not the reality. Educational technology and emerging workforce trends are key reasons why. Instead o...

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How 5G Will Advance Educational Technology on Campus HOW 5G WILL ADVANCE EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY ON CAMPUS

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Jan 16, 2020

The buzz about 5G has been around for a couple of years, but many in IT say that 2020 is the year 5G will really take off. The next generation of cellular connection includes both speed and simultaneity improvements, meaning that more devices can connect at once while also enjoying better download a...

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The Happiness Advantage in Education: Preview THE HAPPINESS ADVANTAGE IN EDUCATION: PREVIEW

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Jan 15, 2020

What is the Happiness Advantage and how can it impact the education of learners? At a young age, we’re taught that if we work hard, we’ll be successful, and then we’ll be happy. But what if that formula is backwards: what if happiness fuels success, not the other way around?

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FETC 2020: Breaking Down Silos for Successful Ed Tech Initiatives FETC 2020: BREAKING DOWN SILOS FOR SUCCESSFUL ED TECH INITIATIVES

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Jan 15, 2020

Twenty or 30 years ago, the role of an IT director centered on maintaining devices and networks — a facilities role. But today, particularly in K–12 education, IT leaders play a much more integral part in maintaining technology used in school and districts, as well as supporting overall ...

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BLENDED LEARNING BUILT ON TEACHER EXPERTISE BLENDED LEARNING BUILT ON TEACHER EXPERTISE

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Jan 15, 2020

Blended learning was developed as a strategy to combat the often ineffectiveness of traditional teaching methods, while still harnessing the power of educator expertise. Within a classroom, a wide variety of skill sets and motivation levels are present, and teachers are expected to reach each and ev...

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The Future of Work: A STEM Imperative THE FUTURE OF WORK: A STEM IMPERATIVE

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Jan 15, 2020

New jobs are being created everyday and not enough people are currently trained with the skills needed to address these new positions. To rapidly develop the skills needed to fill these roles a new approach to STEM related teaching and training will be required.

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The Beginner’s Guide To Adaptive Learning: 5 Questions To Consider THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO ADAPTIVE LEARNING: 5 QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER

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Jan 14, 2020

What Is Adaptive Learning? Adaptive learning is a technique that uses technology and data to address each learner's trouble spots by automatically providing individual support, thereby making learning more effective. How Does Adaptive Learning Benefit Learners? Adaptive learning acts as a one-on...

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THE BENEFITS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR INDIVIDUALS AND SOCIETY THE BENEFITS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR INDIVIDUALS AND SOCIETY

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Jan 14, 2020

As in previous editions, Education Pays 2019: The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society documents differences in the earnings and employment patterns of U.S. adults with different levels of education. It also compares health-related behaviors, reliance on public assistance program...

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How personalized learning could help shape the future of education HOW PERSONALIZED LEARNING COULD HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

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Jan 14, 2020

Education strategist Dwayne Matthews joins us to talk about this new method of personalized online learning.

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From Artificial Intelligence to Augmented Reality to Peer-to-Peer Learning, 7 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2020 FROM ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO AUGMENTED REALITY TO PEER-TO-PEER LEARNING, 7 ED TECH TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2020

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Jan 14, 2020

Technology has taken over the century, creating a rapidly changing landscape that has dramatically touched nearly every aspect of social interaction, business and entertainment. Education, though, has proven slow in experiencing the digital disruption, says Michal Borkowski, CEO and co-founder of Br...

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From VR to AR: How the language and imagery of MOVIE FX has now Improved an Educational FUTURE! FROM VR TO AR: HOW THE LANGUAGE AND IMAGERY OF MOVIE FX HAS NOW IMPROVED AN EDUCATIONAL FUTURE!

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Jan 14, 2020

What is an ARG? As the name suggests, it uses the real world as a scene for action – in other words, it integrates the real world into the fabric of the game. A typical characteristic of such games is that they deny they are games at all. ARGs usually pretend that more is happening in this wor...

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STEAM vs STEM: Redefining key skills for the future STEAM VS STEM: REDEFINING KEY SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE

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Jan 14, 2020

What struck me was that, for most of these students, finding a meaningful solution to a real-world problem wasn’t rooted in in-depth technical knowledge, but rather a creative mindset and a drive to innovate. It’s these human skills – creativity, innovation, problem-solving and the...

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How Colleges Use Audiovisual Experiences to Attract Tomorrow’s Students HOW COLLEGES USE AUDIOVISUAL EXPERIENCES TO ATTRACT TOMORROW’S STUDENTS

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Jan 13, 2020

Increasingly, colleges are integrating audiovisual technology into learning spaces. Students and faculty are more likely than ever to experience huge video walls on campus, high-brightness projectors in lecture halls and advanced visualization systems enabling immersive, interactive education &mdash...

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Can VR play a valuable role in medical imaging training? CAN VR PLAY A VALUABLE ROLE IN MEDICAL IMAGING TRAINING?

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Jan 13, 2020

Students can use virtual reality (VR) training to learn about radiographic hand positioning skills, according to a new study published in Radiography. How would this compare to other training techniques? Simulated learning environments (SLEs) are often used in medical imaging training, the authors e...

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Reinforcement Learning an Introduction & Intuition REINFORCEMENT LEARNING AN INTRODUCTION & INTUITION

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Jan 13, 2020

This video gives you the Reinforcement Learning Introduction & Intuition along with some of its applications in the real world. It also explains the difference between supervised learning and reinforcement learning. Later in the video. This video also tells you about different types of reinforce...

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The Impact of New Technologies on Education THE IMPACT OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES ON EDUCATION

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Jan 12, 2020

New educational technologies are helping to drive new ways of learning, a process that has been analyzed by Niall Ferguson, Professor of History at Harvard University and author of some fascinating books such as ‘The Square and the Tower’ and ‘The Ascent of Money’.

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EdTech Apps Will Solve Present Education Problems EDTECH APPS WILL SOLVE PRESENT EDUCATION PROBLEMS

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Jan 11, 2020

Most of the EdTech apps provide personalized tutors that teach one-on-one, but in case the tutors are busy or you wish to learn from someone else with a fresh perspective, integrating a course-specific forum is a brilliant idea. It's also perfect for the students that can't interact with oth...

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Why Your Education Industry Needs ERP WHY YOUR EDUCATION INDUSTRY NEEDS ERP

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Jan 11, 2020

The education industry plays a critical role in honing the talent of a child. Schools, colleges, and universities play a major role in cognitive and academic development. This is why educational institutions must contribute to robust and enterprise-ready software. Educational institutions and school...

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A student A STUDENT'S STORY: HOW ANALYTICS CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN EDUCATION

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Jan 10, 2020

How can analytics reach James, and future students like him, and intervene to keep them in school?An analytics-driven approach can help colleges and universities build exceptional student experiences and potentially improve student retention. Learn more about IBM Analytics for Education. For more in...

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A Practice-based Model of STEM Teaching A PRACTICE-BASED MODEL OF STEM TEACHING

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Jan 10, 2020

Teachers today are being asked to think “outside of the box” in order to prepare their students for a career and a life that is largely unknown due to the warp speed changing needs and desires of society today. While many teachers today happily accept the challenge and are driven by curi...

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Can you teach K-12 students to become entrepreneurs? CAN YOU TEACH K-12 STUDENTS TO BECOME ENTREPRENEURS?

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Jan 09, 2020

For an overwhelming majority of us, an entrepreneur is a famous business person who probably has a very compelling story: starting very early, such as Bill Gates, or late like Colonel Sanders. They have reached rockstar status in one way or another. Scratch that, they are the heroes of today, who ha...

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6 Ways Gamification Boosts Learning 6 WAYS GAMIFICATION BOOSTS LEARNING

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Jan 09, 2020

Gamified education uses hard-wired neurological impulses and can improve how long students focus on their learning. As any teacher—and this study, among others—will tell you, engagement is one of the most essential aspects of successful education. When students are engaged, they focus in...

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PoE Technology Created Better Classroom Learning Environment POE TECHNOLOGY CREATED BETTER CLASSROOM LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

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Jan 09, 2020

Mary Claire Write, a computer science teacher in Mobile, AL, discusses the difference Igor's smart building technology has made in her classroom.

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ONLINE COURSES AND COMPLEXITIES OF GRADUATION RATES ONLINE COURSES AND COMPLEXITIES OF GRADUATION RATES

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Jan 08, 2020

The rate at which students are enrolling into online courses has yet to slow down. Online courses, in this context, refers to courses provided digitally by public colleges and universities, as well as those taught by private non-profit and for-profit institutions. Thousands of students take at least...

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Desktop Vs. Cloud Authoring Tools: How To Choose Your eLearning Solution DESKTOP VS. CLOUD AUTHORING TOOLS: HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR ELEARNING SOLUTION

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Jan 08, 2020

Not so long ago, eLearning authoring tools were just emerging, which meant training managers were quite limited in their options when creating new material for their company. However, the industry has come a long way since then. One of the major advances is the introduction of cloud-based tools for ...

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Tapestry: Machine Learning and Analytics for the Fashion Industry on AWS TAPESTRY: MACHINE LEARNING AND ANALYTICS FOR THE FASHION INDUSTRY ON AWS

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Jan 08, 2020

Learn how Tapestry's Data Labs team builds fast repeatable Analytics applications for the fashion Industry with AWS Amplify and Machine Learning.

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Education Strategy 2020: Investing in People’s Knowledge and Skills to Promote Development. EDUCATION STRATEGY 2020: INVESTING IN PEOPLE’S KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO PROMOTE DEVELOPMENT.

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Jan 08, 2020

We are living through a period of extraordinary change. The stunning rise of the middle-income countries, led by China, India, and Brazil, has intensified the desire of many nations to increase their competitiveness by building more highly skilled workforces. Technological advances are changing job ...

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The Rise of STEM in Schools THE RISE OF STEM IN SCHOOLS

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Jan 08, 2020

STEM education has received a lot of attention in the United States over the last couple of decades, but it turns out implementing changes to curricula take time. Instructors have to be trained and put into place, which takes several years before the first students can be trained. The first group of...

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Successful AI Examples in Higher Education That Can Inspire Our Future SUCCESSFUL AI EXAMPLES IN HIGHER EDUCATION THAT CAN INSPIRE OUR FUTURE

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Jan 07, 2020

Over the past few years, news of the success of data-fed virtual teaching assistants and smart enrollment counselor chatbots has had the higher education world abuzz with the possibilities inherent in using artificial intelligence on campus. Colleges and universities hope AI will help them offload t...

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What You Need for Digital Transformation in Higher Education WHAT YOU NEED FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Jan 07, 2020

We hear a great deal about the need for higher education to adapt to cultural shifts, technological changes, revenue pressures and student demands for engagement. Given this, it is not at all surprising that leaders are thinking about ways they can adapt their institutions to address these concerns,...

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Are bilingual education programs the future? ARE BILINGUAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS THE FUTURE?

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Jan 07, 2020

Research shows that dual-language programs where children learn both Spanish and English are especially helpful for Latino English-language learners.

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CAPA CAPA'S STUDENT LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT OUTCOMES (SLDOS)

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Jan 06, 2020

This video talks about CAPA's SLDOs (Globalization, Urban Environments, Social Dynamics, Diversity, and Personal & Professional Development), which are aimed to help students navigate and reflect on their experience studying abroad.

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How the Edge is set to reshape the world of education HOW THE EDGE IS SET TO RESHAPE THE WORLD OF EDUCATION

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Jan 06, 2020

The education industry has undergone a technological revolution over the past decade, but there’s still one major shift on the horizon that brings together many of the technologies that have been pegged as revolutionary (Augmented Reality, for example) – in fact it is essential for succe...

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The Relevancy Of Technology In The Learning And Development Industry THE RELEVANCY OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRY

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Jan 05, 2020

Technology has changed everything in our lives. However, Learning and Development’s early attempts to improve business results by applying technology to formal learning solutions have delivered only relatively limited results. A 2017 publication by Thalheimer reported "a great deal of var...

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Dramatic Use Of Educational Data Mining In Corporate eLearning DRAMATIC USE OF EDUCATIONAL DATA MINING IN CORPORATE ELEARNING

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Jan 04, 2020

Every day 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created and stored in databases. Most of the decision-making daily is a result of statistical analysis. Facebook knows to suggest new friends, Netflix knows the television shows you would like, and you look up Trip Advisor to check the highest-rated restau...

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Artificial Intelligence: Is It The Best Tool For Learning English? ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: IS IT THE BEST TOOL FOR LEARNING ENGLISH?

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Dec 31, 2019

According to Forbes magazine, "85% of the interactions between a customer and a business will be through AI software by 2020." We as customers of Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple products are already interacting with AI, although we are not always aware of this interaction. T...

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Ways to Use Artificial Intelligence AI in Education WAYS TO USE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AI IN EDUCATION

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Dec 29, 2019

The daily advancements in technology have transformed various industries in the world, including the education sector. Since education plays a key role in expanding our knowledge pool and enlightening younger generations, it only makes sense that this sector leverages digital solutions to help human...

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Top 5 Ways Machine Learning & AI is Transforming the Education System TOP 5 WAYS MACHINE LEARNING & AI IS TRANSFORMING THE EDUCATION SYSTEM

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Dec 27, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are gaining widespread adoption in the past few years. Interestingly, the education industry hasn’t been shy in implementing both of these advancing technologies. In this blog, we’ll discuss how ML and AI are transforming the education system....

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What Will Be The Biggest Edtech Trends In 2020? WHAT WILL BE THE BIGGEST EDTECH TRENDS IN 2020?

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Dec 25, 2019

From the ancient to modern era, Indian education has transformed from gurukuls to digital learning platforms and from handwritten manuscripts to app-based programs on smartphones and tablets. Education technology or edtech has revolutionised the way education is consumed in the present era. “T...

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Smart speakers are invading Higher Education internationally SMART SPEAKERS ARE INVADING HIGHER EDUCATION INTERNATIONALLY

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Dec 24, 2019

We live in a smart world. Our cars are smart, our watches are smart, our phones are smart, and even our fridges are the same. Smart technology is constantly evolving and it truly was a matter of time until voice was added to the mix. Smart speakers are slowly conquering the world. Americans have bee...

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3 New Learning Analytics Trends Driving Education 3 NEW LEARNING ANALYTICS TRENDS DRIVING EDUCATION

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Dec 23, 2019

In an age where instructors and administrators face many challenges when it comes to effectively training and educating, the field of learning analytics has grown to reflect the expanding use of data in other sectors. While there is no universal definition of learning analytics, it is said to involv...

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3 Key Benefits Of Video-Based Learning You Should Not Ignore 3 KEY BENEFITS OF VIDEO-BASED LEARNING YOU SHOULD NOT IGNORE

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Dec 23, 2019

Video-based learning is an important tool in the learning arsenal. Whether as part of an instructor-led offering, embedded in an online course, or as a stand-alone learning asset, videos can be leveraged in many ways and with great impact. Let’s talk about 3 key types of benefits we’ve s...

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How Are Income-Share Models Solving The Problem Of Education Loans For Aspiring Innovators? HOW ARE INCOME-SHARE MODELS SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF EDUCATION LOANS FOR ASPIRING INNOVATORS?

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Dec 23, 2019

Higher education has been a contentious topic in the Indian context for many years thanks to issues such as student reservations, high fees and, particularly these days, the lack of the right job to pay off education loans. Even though education is a necessary expense for young Indians, it has becom...

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For effective learning, teach students how to learn FOR EFFECTIVE LEARNING, TEACH STUDENTS HOW TO LEARN

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Dec 19, 2019

I have this recurring dream in which I need to take my final high school exams again. The clock is ticking, my mind is blank, and the words on paper don’t make any sense. I am now in my late twenties! We can all empathize with the many students sitting through exams today. They feel the pressu...

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Online Physical Education? The EdOptions Academy Approach and Why it Works ONLINE PHYSICAL EDUCATION? THE EDOPTIONS ACADEMY APPROACH AND WHY IT WORKS

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Dec 19, 2019

I’m a health and physical education teacher for Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy virtual school. It’s a job title that tends to raise some eyebrows. How do classes that are all about physical activity work in the online setting—very effectively, actually! Before making the transi...

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Virtual classes: How to Teach them in a Learning Platform VIRTUAL CLASSES: HOW TO TEACH THEM IN A LEARNING PLATFORM

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Dec 19, 2019

Demand for virtual classes is sky high and on the rise. More and more students want to be able to access a type of learning that is designed to suit them. The internet has democratised learning and there has never been an easier time for individuals to enrol in online courses, improve their skills a...

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How artificial intelligence and machine learning can help higher education HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING CAN HELP HIGHER EDUCATION

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Dec 19, 2019

The age of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) has arrived. Researchers and software providers are launching new solutions using AI and ML to solve business problems and differentiate in their market segments. In higher education, institutions try to stand out by using technology ...

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CAN ELEARNING PREPARE YOU FOR THE TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTION? CAN ELEARNING PREPARE YOU FOR THE TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTION?

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Dec 19, 2019

The advent of eLearning has been met with skepticism from many entrenched educational traditionalists, but such side-eyed glances at breakthroughs in online learning aren’t just unwarranted – they’re detrimental for students who could be benefiting from the Age of eLearning and sim...

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Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education: Lessons for K-12 Tech Leaders ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION: LESSONS FOR K-12 TECH LEADERS

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Dec 19, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is being cited by some as the next big teaching tool, and a new area of study for students. But in addition to helping students learn, it may also make life easier for chief technology officers. That's according to a report from Campus Technology, a higher education techn...

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InSync Training: Your Partner in Modern Blended Learning INSYNC TRAINING: YOUR PARTNER IN MODERN BLENDED LEARNING

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Dec 19, 2019

InSync Training - an industry leader in virtual blended learning design, facilitation, production, and implementation. Visit our website https://www.insynctraining.com/ for more information.

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Empowering future-ready students EMPOWERING FUTURE-READY STUDENTS

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Dec 19, 2019

Microsoft’s mission to empower every student on the planet to achieve more is a commitment to do more to support students, and educators from K-Career to be ready to innovate and create in an increasingly digital world. Our focus extends to ensure we not only grow the number of students equipp...

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Working With eLearning Vendors: The Why, How, And What WORKING WITH ELEARNING VENDORS: THE WHY, HOW, AND WHAT

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Dec 19, 2019

They help you focus on your core business. Stick to your core competencies. Investing in an in-house eLearning development team is an additional expense that can be avoided when you decide to outsource eLearning development. They have expertise in eLearning development. Having spent years perfecting...

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Erasmus+ teachers ERASMUS+ TEACHERS' TRAINING PROMOTING STEM EDUCATION

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Dec 19, 2019

The training course will focus on enriching STEM curriculum through innovative activities for students, available learning and teaching resources as well as enriching educator’s skills on engaging and motivating their students. The course will also explore the need to involve the local communi...

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THE TOP 5 CHANGES THAT OCCUR WITH AI IN EDUCATION THE TOP 5 CHANGES THAT OCCUR WITH AI IN EDUCATION

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Dec 18, 2019

The impact of technologies on education is easy to notice. For around a decade, students have been actively using the Internet with its abundance of information. Also, they have been slowly getting used to having their mobile devices that made on-the-fly education possible. These are only a few thin...

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HTC believes VR is the next big tech opportunity for education HTC BELIEVES VR IS THE NEXT BIG TECH OPPORTUNITY FOR EDUCATION

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Dec 18, 2019

HTC has gone all-in on virtual reality (VR) as it believes the technology's applications will change the way education is conducted, said Thomas Dexmier, HTC country manager of Australia and New Zealand. Despite HTC's belief in VR technology, Dexmier conceded that there is still a long way t...

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Learning and growing as educators LEARNING AND GROWING AS EDUCATORS

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Dec 17, 2019

Finding time to engage in professional learning can present a challenge for educators. We keep ourselves quite busy with our daily work, creating lesson plans, interacting with students, taking care of the daily tasks and responsibilities, and preparing for each day, that finding extra time to conne...

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5 Benefits Of Artificial Intelligence In eLearning 5 BENEFITS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN ELEARNING

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Dec 17, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a term that refers to machines, especially computer systems that simulate human intelligence processes. Here are 5 benefits of using AI in eLearning. Want to be able to interact with an instructor in your native language? This is practically not possible unless the in...

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Barrows STEM Academy Boosts Student Learning and Performance in Science on State Tests BARROWS STEM ACADEMY BOOSTS STUDENT LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE IN SCIENCE ON STATE TESTS

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Dec 17, 2019

Students now use the PASCO sensors — along with the AirLink® interface, which allows them to connect the sensors wirelessly via Bluetooth® — for accurate, real time data collection. Available for over 80 measurements, the rugged, reliable sensors combine advanced technology with ...

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SmartSchool Business Model 2020 SMARTSCHOOL BUSINESS MODEL 2020'S BIGGEST BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY IN EDUCATION SECTOR

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Dec 17, 2019

SmartSchool Business Model is the biggest business opportunity in 2019. We provides K-12 Learning software which will be the future of education.

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5 Personalised Learning Outcomes You Should Expect From Your LXP 5 PERSONALISED LEARNING OUTCOMES YOU SHOULD EXPECT FROM YOUR LXP

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Dec 17, 2019

The appeal of learning outcomes is that they offer a standard set of objectives, like a set menu. If you consume the relevant training, it will equip you and deem you competent to perform the skills you’ve studied. It’s not clear how much attention learners pay to these outcomes or, more...

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Market Your School With Design Thinking: Testing Makes Perfect MARKET YOUR SCHOOL WITH DESIGN THINKING: TESTING MAKES PERFECT

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Dec 17, 2019

School marketing is hard, but it’s possible—and important. We live in an age of choice, where people and organizations are continuously vying for attention and attendance. This is especially true when it comes to schools, enrollment and standing out from the pack. No matter the title, it...

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EDTECH TRENDS TO WATCH FOR IN 2020 EDTECH TRENDS TO WATCH FOR IN 2020

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Dec 16, 2019

In 2019, the U.S. edtech industry was worth about a billion dollars. But valuations of expressly educational technology paint an incomplete picture of the relationship between technology and education. Really, almost any gadget or piece of software can play a key role in the classroom. It all depend...

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E-Book Benefits and Potential in Higher Education E-BOOK BENEFITS AND POTENTIAL IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Dec 16, 2019

Students nowadays rely on technology for almost everything because they can find it entangled in every part of our culture. They already know how important technology is and how can affect the way we play, learn, read and work. Given the mobiles and various wireless devices, students from all around...

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SMART Boards with iQ: Web Browser SMART BOARDS WITH IQ: WEB BROWSER

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Dec 16, 2019

Use the built in web browser on your SMART Board with iQ to search for information, examples, and simulations quickly and easily while you are teaching.

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Teaching Technology, Digital Literacy as Global Competencies TEACHING TECHNOLOGY, DIGITAL LITERACY AS GLOBAL COMPETENCIES

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Dec 15, 2019

We hear lots of things about globalization, especially as it relates to a rapidly changing economy. When we talk about global disruptions (technology, education, artificial intelligence, climate), we are trying to, among other things, see what skills will our future workforce need. When analyzing th...

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Blockchain Education in China and Beyond. BLOCKCHAIN EDUCATION IN CHINA AND BEYOND.

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Dec 15, 2019

Educating the future talent pool in China on blockchain technology. A wonderful video crafted by one of our fantastic interns Mr Adrian Rega with Dr Ibai on the fundamental concepts of blockchain and the amazing work Blockchain Centre Shanghai is doing in Universities and schools.

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Q&A: Better education starts with better Internet Q&A: BETTER EDUCATION STARTS WITH BETTER INTERNET

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Dec 14, 2019

This impacts more than residents’ ability to shop online, stream video or cruise the Internet. There is also an impact on education. The NLC report found that in the 21 states that are underperforming on education standards, 76 percent reported the digital divide as significantly disadvantageo...

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Changing the Paradigm from Classroom to eLearning CHANGING THE PARADIGM FROM CLASSROOM TO ELEARNING

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Dec 13, 2019

To solve this problem, first you need to understand why employees are not always welcoming toward eLearning. While training has been an integral part of corporate workplace, until recent years it was dominated by instructor-led classroom sessions. Any radical change, especially when it involves tech...

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Social Dimension of Higher Education:what role and what perception for our institutions? SOCIAL DIMENSION OF HIGHER EDUCATION:WHAT ROLE AND WHAT PERCEPTION FOR OUR INSTITUTIONS?

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Dec 13, 2019

The objective of the paper is to outline the approach to social dimension in higher education in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) through an overview of the way it has been addressed in the different higher education Ministers’ Communiques. In addition, the way it has been approached ...

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Ease the struggle of struggling students with these useful browser extensions EASE THE STRUGGLE OF STRUGGLING STUDENTS WITH THESE USEFUL BROWSER EXTENSIONS

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Dec 12, 2019

E-learning has become an intricate part of education in general. However, there are categories of students who don’t have equal chances when it comes to accessing the Internet, which hinders their development and personal growth. Many developmental disabilities, for instance, affect the inform...

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Digital Skills for Everyone DIGITAL SKILLS FOR EVERYONE

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Dec 12, 2019

Local organizations, nonprofits, and community colleges across the country are using the free Applied Digital Skills curriculum to teach people practical skills they can use to find jobs, thrive in the workplace, or grow their small businesses.

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Why Your Online Learning Strategy Isn’t Engaging WHY YOUR ONLINE LEARNING STRATEGY ISN’T ENGAGING

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Dec 12, 2019

In today’s ever-changing professional landscape there is no time to stop learning. Technology continues to shift and jobs are redefined every day. However, continuing education does not require a textbook or even a test. Today, close to 80 percent of companies have invested in some form of onl...

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How K–12 Schools Can Use Technology to Combat Absenteeism HOW K–12 SCHOOLS CAN USE TECHNOLOGY TO COMBAT ABSENTEEISM

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Dec 12, 2019

Consider this statistic: As many as 8 million students were chronically absent from school during the 2015–2016 school year, up from 7.2 million two years earlier, according to national data released in 2018 by Attendance Works. That means 1 in 7 students missed 15 or more days of school. Of t...

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MOBILE LEARNING AND ELEARNING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MOBILE LEARNING AND ELEARNING

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Dec 11, 2019

The delivery of education has advanced over time as different technologies became available, and people’s lifestyles started to change. With the advent of computers and the internet, classes were no longer confined to a building, and distance learning became possible. With the advancement of t...

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How Arizona State University Built a Smart Campus HOW ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY BUILT A SMART CAMPUS

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Dec 11, 2019

The Internet of Things has big potential for post-secondary campuses: Colleges are already using connected devices and sensors to save on HVAC costs and improve student security. But as the cost of IoT sensors falls — from an average of $1.30 back in 2004 to just 44 cents last year — ins...

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How Cengage Learning Increases Efficiency Using LogicMonitor HOW CENGAGE LEARNING INCREASES EFFICIENCY USING LOGICMONITOR

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Dec 11, 2019

See how the DevOps team at Cengage Learning, one of the worlds top online education publishing houses, uses LogicMonitor to monitor their local data centers and cloud environments in AWS.

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Effective Blended Learning Strategies Using Digital Formats EFFECTIVE BLENDED LEARNING STRATEGIES USING DIGITAL FORMATS

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Dec 11, 2019

Blended learning offers more power to the experience of learning by reaping the benefits of structured classroom training as well as the personalized nature of digital training. In other words, this learning approach is a combination of one or more of the following digital learning formats and class...

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WHY IMPLEMENTATION OF E-LEARNING INTO HIGHER EDUCATION IS STILL AN ISSUE? WHY IMPLEMENTATION OF E-LEARNING INTO HIGHER EDUCATION IS STILL AN ISSUE?

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Dec 11, 2019

Application of ICT and e-learning has to be carefully planned and devised to be set in the pedagogical context. Teachers need new knowledge and skills. Teachers need support and training how to efficiently implement new technologies into teaching and learning. National and university policies on edu...

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Priorities for Undergraduate Education: Quality PRIORITIES FOR UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION: QUALITY

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Dec 10, 2019

The American Academy’s Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education established Strengthening the Student Educational Experience as a National Priority and proposes an array of recommendations for colleges and universities.

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eBook Release: The L&D Disruption Playbook EBOOK RELEASE: THE L&D DISRUPTION PLAYBOOK

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Dec 10, 2019

The L&D field has been trying to take advantage of the latest technological advancements since its inception. Even technologies that are now obsolete, such as the overhead projector, were once state-of-the-art innovations. Still, they thrived thanks to training professionals who were always look...

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4 Benefits Of AI In Personalized Learning 4 BENEFITS OF AI IN PERSONALIZED LEARNING

blog article

Dec 10, 2019

While it might be easy to look at AI and consider it as simply another feature of learning technology designed to make it easier or cheaper, seeing AI for its true potential requires looking at personalized training through a completely different lens. That means understanding that each user is diff...

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AI and Smart Campuses Are Among Higher Ed Tech to Watch in 2020 AI AND SMART CAMPUSES ARE AMONG HIGHER ED TECH TO WATCH IN 2020

blog article

Dec 09, 2019

Universities see promise in AI as a means to drive student outcomes and to empower adaptive learning. While much has been said about the potential here, actual adoption hasn’t hit the mainstream: Rather, higher education stands poised at the starting gate. “People are experimenting and d...

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5 Proven Ways to Make Your Good Online Course Great 5 PROVEN WAYS TO MAKE YOUR GOOD ONLINE COURSE GREAT

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Dec 09, 2019

Recent research uncovered just a handful of distinct elements that set great online teaching apart from the merely good. The findings came out of interviews with eight faculty members who have won awards for their online teaching from three professional associations: the Online Learning Consortium, ...

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How radical collaboration is shaping the future of schools HOW RADICAL COLLABORATION IS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF SCHOOLS

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Dec 09, 2019

By creating learning environments that go beyond the limits of traditional schooling systems, children are being encouraged to explore through play and collaboration, and are experiencing new levels of joy that sparks a life-long love of learning and development.

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10 Inevitable Education Evolutions Educators Can Lead 10 INEVITABLE EDUCATION EVOLUTIONS EDUCATORS CAN LEAD

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Dec 08, 2019

Change in education is something that is being discussed, written about, researched and even making the news at unprecedented levels. Like our climate crisis, it’s not a matter of whether it’s happening, but who will actually take action. If educators allow others to take the lead politi...

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What is Non-Formal Education WHAT IS NON-FORMAL EDUCATION

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Dec 08, 2019

Dr Howard Williamson explains what Non-Formal Education and Learning is, its history and what are the challenges in the sector in occasion of the World Non-Formal Education Forum.

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Advantages of cloud computing in education ADVANTAGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN EDUCATION

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Dec 08, 2019

There are tons of advantages of cloud computing in education. Not only small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups increasingly rely on cloud services, but also large and established businesses are increasingly taking advantage of new opportunities and thus improving their economic position. We ...

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Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online WHY K–12 STUDENTS NEED TO BE TAUGHT TO GUARD THEIR DATA ONLINE

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Dec 07, 2019

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyber...

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BRILLIANT USES OF AR IN EDUCATION BRILLIANT USES OF AR IN EDUCATION

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Dec 04, 2019

AR is making education more playful and intuitive. What are the most engaging examples currently out there? And what is it about this technology that’s so well suited to teaching? What has been a big year for AR was marked by a key milestone at this year’s BAFTA Children’s Awards, ...

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Artificial Intelligence Forecasts Micro-Courses As A New eLearning Trend ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FORECASTS MICRO-COURSES AS A NEW ELEARNING TREND

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Dec 04, 2019

After some decline in 2016, the eLearning market continues to grow rapidly. Investors are still quite willing to invest in educational startups. One of the most promising areas in EdTech today is microlearning. Micro-courses are a format of educational content that can be consumed in 15–20 min...

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Getting Clearer: The Educational Imperative GETTING CLEARER: THE EDUCATIONAL IMPERATIVE

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Dec 04, 2019

It could easily exacerbate gaps by advantaging students of privilege. Only with intentional scaffolds, culturally relevant pedagogy and core belief that all students can learn at high levels will a competency-based system advance equity. We want to get clearer on liberatory practices in education sy...

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Schools Face Barriers to VR Adoption in the Classroom SCHOOLS FACE BARRIERS TO VR ADOPTION IN THE CLASSROOM

blog article

Dec 03, 2019

If the reality of VR’s pedagogical potential still seems far-fetched, consider this: VR headsets allow students to walk alongside dinosaurs or study the flora and fauna of rainforests by virtually trekking through them. Students can even dissect frogs without using a scalpel. And VR exercise g...

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Cloud Computing Is Redefining The Education Industry! CLOUD COMPUTING IS REDEFINING THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY!

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Dec 02, 2019

Today, the benefits of cloud computing are being recognized in educational industries around the world. Most of the corporations are using a cloud-based application to reduce IT costs, increase accessibility, and allow more flexibility to customize their products. The global Cloud Computing market, ...

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Virtual Classroom Video Conferencing Is Better at Engaging Remote Learners VIRTUAL CLASSROOM VIDEO CONFERENCING IS BETTER AT ENGAGING REMOTE LEARNERS

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Dec 02, 2019

Virtual classrooms are online-based learning spaces designed to have a similar interactive feel as a physical classroom. They introduce live or on-demand educational opportunities, often utilizing a broad range of technologies and goal-based learning methods. Eighty-six percent of organizations are ...

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Learning Technology Tends in Adult Education LEARNING TECHNOLOGY TENDS IN ADULT EDUCATION

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Dec 02, 2019

Teachers can put collaboration to work and bring together learners from distant points or match learners with tutors remotely. Project-based learning is useful for teaching almost anything.

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Engineering education online – the future is now ENGINEERING EDUCATION ONLINE – THE FUTURE IS NOW

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Dec 02, 2019

Engineers are taking free online courses to gain new knowledge to address challenges in their work and to improve their employment prospects, writes Brian Mulligan. You can learn almost anything on the internet. Kids are learning to play the piano without a teacher by watching YouTube videos. Techni...

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How to Education Process HOW TO EDUCATION PROCESS

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Dec 01, 2019

Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, and directed research. Education frequently takes place under the guidance of educators, however learners...

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The Digital Learning Revolution: How Classes are Moving Out Of The Classroom THE DIGITAL LEARNING REVOLUTION: HOW CLASSES ARE MOVING OUT OF THE CLASSROOM

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Nov 29, 2019

Every learning process has two principal stakeholders—students and teachers, or as we like to call them learners and helps—and two fundamental engagement tools, questions and answers. Learning processes essentially can be centered on either the teacher or the student, but the outcomes th...

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Are Mobile Apps Transforming The Future of eLearning? ARE MOBILE APPS TRANSFORMING THE FUTURE OF ELEARNING?

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Nov 28, 2019

Just type anything you need, and you’ll find an app out there for everything. Food, clothes, flight tickets, you’ll find multiple apps for all of these and more. They make our everyday tasks and life easier. We have become so dependent on apps that it’s hard to imagine life without...

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5 reasons to integrate STEM into online learning 5 REASONS TO INTEGRATE STEM INTO ONLINE LEARNING

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Nov 28, 2019

STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—are highly technical, which is one reason that the education system is changing to further incorporate these subjects into the curriculum. As more and more fields require technical knowledge, it is a good idea to equip our you...

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Questions To Ask A Prospective LMS Implementation Provider QUESTIONS TO ASK A PROSPECTIVE LMS IMPLEMENTATION PROVIDER

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Nov 27, 2019

Implementation might be part of a larger project or it might be a stand-alone process, however, when choosing a vendor to work with, it’s important to understand how they plan to work with you and what you can expect out of the process. When a project is time-sensitive or has a fixed delivery ...

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How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning HOW TO LEVERAGE YOUR CLASSROOM TECH FOR PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

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Nov 27, 2019

Project-based learning isn’t a new concept for K–12 education. Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “learning by doing” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classr...

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How To Improve Learner Engagement In eLearning HOW TO IMPROVE LEARNER ENGAGEMENT IN ELEARNING

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Nov 27, 2019

Hosting a whole lot of eLearning resources on your LMS does not guarantee learner engagement in eLearning. Here are 7 ways to promote learner engagement. The areas of improvement identified during a performance appraisal can be analyzed to see if online training can provide a solution. Consider the ...

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Accelerating Gains in K-12 Engineering Education ACCELERATING GAINS IN K-12 ENGINEERING EDUCATION

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Nov 27, 2019

States’ efforts to incorporate technology and engineering into K-12 science instruction appear to be bearing fruit: More than five years after states began adopting K-12 science standards that feature technology & engineering, eighth graders have notched higher scores on a national assessm...

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Digital Creators’ Challenge – getting students into STEM DIGITAL CREATORS’ CHALLENGE – GETTING STUDENTS INTO STEM

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Nov 26, 2019

Discuss the challenge and the importance of inspiring school students to explore a future pathway in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM).

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YOUR MONTH TO MONTH GUIDE FOR UNDERSTANDING THE SCHOOL MARKET YOUR MONTH TO MONTH GUIDE FOR UNDERSTANDING THE SCHOOL MARKET

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Nov 26, 2019

Businesses may use a fiscal year, but education revolves around a unique academic calendar. The school year differs significantly from any other industry’s calendar. Not surprisingly, the academic calendar has a tremendous impact on teachers’ lives. Family vacations, home projects, and e...

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Clear Hurdles to Foster True Innovation in K–12 Schools CLEAR HURDLES TO FOSTER TRUE INNOVATION IN K–12 SCHOOLS

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Nov 25, 2019

A type of magic happens when education and technology-driven innovation come together. Guest speakers from around the world enter classrooms through a screen. Instruction weathers even the heaviest storms. Economically disadvantaged students get Wi-Fi access through backpacks. A VR headset reveals p...

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The Rise Of Online Education THE RISE OF ONLINE EDUCATION

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Nov 25, 2019

Online education has experienced significant growth over the last decade, as the internet and education combine to provide users with the opportunity to gain vital skills and qualifications. There are now multiple platforms which offer fantastic opportunities to learn online, and with the industry b...

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How Augmented and Virtual Reality Can Help to Evolve Education HOW AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY CAN HELP TO EVOLVE EDUCATION

blog article

Nov 25, 2019

Teachers are more commonly introducing AR and VR into education, as these technologies can make certain subjects, and learning as a whole, more stimulating and effective. It isn’t so much the topics students were learning which were unengaging, but rather the traditional teaching methods. So, ...

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

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Nov 24, 2019

Why is Technology Important in Education? In this video, I address this question with 10 arguments why teachers should use technology to educate the current generation. I'll be exploring each argument in greater depth in future installments.

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Market Your School With Design Thinking: Best Practices For Ideation MARKET YOUR SCHOOL WITH DESIGN THINKING: BEST PRACTICES FOR IDEATION

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Nov 23, 2019

School marketing is hard, but it’s possible—and important. We live in an age of choice, where people and organizations are continuously vying for attention and attendance. This is especially true when it comes to schools, enrollment and standing out from the pack. No matter the title, it...

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WHERE THE MONEY IS IN EDTECH INVESTING WHERE THE MONEY IS IN EDTECH INVESTING

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Nov 22, 2019

There’s money in edtech, especially if you have a startup. In 2018, edtech investments raised $1.45 billion for technology startups in the United States alone. That was $250 million more than the previous year. Interestingly, though, there were fewer startups funded in 2018 than in three years...

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4 Ways Your District Can Support Social Studies Teachers 4 WAYS YOUR DISTRICT CAN SUPPORT SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHERS

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Nov 22, 2019

Social studies educators have the unique challenge of teaching subject matter that is constantly shifting. Just as culture, society and history are dynamic, so too is the corresponding curriculum. In order to keep up with changes and convey the shifting trends to students, teachers must have access ...

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How ed-tech can help leapfrog progress in education HOW ED-TECH CAN HELP LEAPFROG PROGRESS IN EDUCATION

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Nov 22, 2019

From within formal classrooms to educational games after school, technology is widely used in teaching and learning around the world. When used appropriately, technology has the power to support teachers and engage students, providing tools to create and evaluate tasks previously considered out of r...

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8 Virtual Reality Tools to Go Around the World 8 VIRTUAL REALITY TOOLS TO GO AROUND THE WORLD

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Nov 21, 2019

As for benefits, using tools for AR and VR helps educators create innovative learning spaces and transform “how” and “where” students are learning. With different AR/VR tools available, we give students the power to explore objects or places, control their learning and connec...

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Can Virtual Reality Improve Science Education? CAN VIRTUAL REALITY IMPROVE SCIENCE EDUCATION?

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Nov 21, 2019

Not too long ago, all educators needed to impart knowledge were a blackboard and some chalk. As the last few years have proven, technology affects nearly every industry. The education sector isn’t immune to the disruption of revolutionary innovations, including virtual reality. Teachers have b...

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How to Use the Student Portal designed by EDTechWorx? HOW TO USE THE STUDENT PORTAL DESIGNED BY EDTECHWORX?

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Nov 21, 2019

EDTechWorx is in the business of providing quality education through digital interactive books designed for our proprietary web and app based platform. This video has been designed for any one interested in the activity of learning on our platform.

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How ed-tech can help leapfrog progress in education HOW ED-TECH CAN HELP LEAPFROG PROGRESS IN EDUCATION

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Nov 20, 2019

From within formal classrooms to educational games after school, technology is widely used in teaching and learning around the world. When used appropriately, technology has the power to support teachers and engage students, providing tools to create and evaluate activities previously considered out...

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Fact or Fallacy: Why Esports Are Here to Stay in K–12 Schools FACT OR FALLACY: WHY ESPORTS ARE HERE TO STAY IN K–12 SCHOOLS

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Nov 20, 2019

With a $1 billion market, esports programs at K–12 schools and colleges or universities offer innovative ways to reach students in a tech-rich era. A growing number of K–12 schools are establishing esports programs, and universities are offering top players thousands of dollars in schola...

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6 Reasons Why Higher Education Needs to Be Disrupted 6 REASONS WHY HIGHER EDUCATION NEEDS TO BE DISRUPTED

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Nov 19, 2019

On the surface, universities are a nice idea. You go in, pick a subject you like, learn from the experts, and leave being job- and future-ready. This is why so many people (around 40% in rich countries) decide to go to college, even if it means making big financial and personal sacrifices. Yet just ...

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WHAT TEACHERS CAN EXPECT FROM MACHINE LEARNING WHAT TEACHERS CAN EXPECT FROM MACHINE LEARNING

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Nov 19, 2019

Using technology to digitize textbooks or create worksheet PDFs is uninspiring. It also doesn’t make the best use of technology’s potential in our classrooms. The real power of technology lies in machine learning. This concept of teaching a computer to think and act on its own volition i...

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Bridging Communication Gaps with Students through Microsoft Teams BRIDGING COMMUNICATION GAPS WITH STUDENTS THROUGH MICROSOFT TEAMS

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Nov 19, 2019

Instead of wrangling many tools that each do one thing, a UT Arlington professor and his students now use Teams as a single hub to do many things. Through Teams, students can stay connected with their peers and professors outside of class time.

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The Rise of AI and What it Means for Engineering Education THE RISE OF AI AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION

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Nov 19, 2019

On paper, new disciplines in computer science and electrical engineering such as deep learning, facial recognition, and advanced graphics processing, look easy to exploit for universities wishing to update their STEM curricula. After all, the business press is awash with gushing propaganda on vertic...

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With a Virtual Reality Assist, Video Games Get K–12 Students Moving WITH A VIRTUAL REALITY ASSIST, VIDEO GAMES GET K–12 STUDENTS MOVING

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Nov 18, 2019

An often-heard lament from parents and teachers is that kids these days don’t get enough exercise, tethered as many are to their handheld electronic devices and video games. Help is on the way, however, from an unlikely source. Ironically, the tech that could get kids moving is the same thing ...

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Should Skills Training Replace Higher Education? SHOULD SKILLS TRAINING REPLACE HIGHER EDUCATION?

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Nov 17, 2019

With $1.5 trillion in college debt weighing down the economic trajectories of young Americans, many high school students and their families are considering career pathways over traditional liberal arts education. Secure college credits before graduating. This is the definitive approach to making col...

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What is learning management syetem? WHAT IS LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYETEM?

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Nov 17, 2019

A learning management system is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting, and delivery of educational courses, training programs, or learning and development programs.

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Immersive technology is changing K-12 education IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING K-12 EDUCATION

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Nov 15, 2019

Voice-activated technologies; augmented, virtual, and mixed-reality tools; and video conferencing tools are changing communication patterns in K-12 schools. Teachers and students have new ways to engage with each other, and students can develop deeper connections with their peers and build essential...

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The Future Of Online Education THE FUTURE OF ONLINE EDUCATION

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Nov 15, 2019

In the 1990s, digital learning or eLearning started to take off, leading the way into a digital realm of education. The word eLearning was first created in 1998. To put that in perspective, this was the same year that Google was launched. Since 2000, there has been a 900% growth in the eLearning ind...

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Global development of AI-based education GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT OF AI-BASED EDUCATION

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Nov 15, 2019

AI-based education is still developing and not yet fully mature. While AI is a hot topic, application of this technology in education industry requires longterm efforts. The initial stage of AI application in education focuses on planning and tentative exploration. Since Allen Newell and Herbert Sim...

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SIOP® Model: Impact on Student Learning SIOP® MODEL: IMPACT ON STUDENT LEARNING

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Nov 14, 2019

The SIOP® (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model is the only empirically-validated sheltered instruction framework that meets this objective. The SIOP® Model promotes academic language development alongside acquisition of lesson content.

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How Schools and Universities Can Thwart Cyberattackers HOW SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES CAN THWART CYBERATTACKERS

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Nov 14, 2019

The cyberattacks on Louisiana schools’ IT systems were among a flood of similar data breaches in 2019 on both K–12 and higher education institutions’ computer networks. In June, as many as 636 student and family records were breached in an attack on the computer network of Oregon S...

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Approaching Career Readiness in Alternative Education APPROACHING CAREER READINESS IN ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION

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Nov 14, 2019

For 25 years, Boston Day and Evening Academy have provided a safe, student-centered, trauma-informed setting for students who have not been well-served in traditional models. Instead of repeating more of the same traditional approaches used in high schools, BDEA realized that students need something...

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Perils of the open office PERILS OF THE OPEN OFFICE

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Nov 13, 2019

Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That’s where we come in, with solutions that avert open office perils. Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That&rsqu...

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Cornerstone Incorporates Oculus for Business VR into LMS CORNERSTONE INCORPORATES OCULUS FOR BUSINESS VR INTO LMS

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Nov 13, 2019

Cornerstone OnDemand is working with Facebook’s Oculus to incorporate virtual reality features into workforce learning. The companies announced an agreement under which shared clients will be able to build apps that track VR training completion data within Cornerstone’s LMS. Using functi...

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Microsoft Global Learning Connection 2019 Recap MICROSOFT GLOBAL LEARNING CONNECTION 2019 RECAP

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Nov 13, 2019

The passports of students all around the world were filled with virtual stamps as thousands of students and educators participated in the Microsoft Global Learning Connection. Create your own Grid for your classroom via Flipgrid! Your students can share their favorite Global Learning Connection mome...

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A Timeline of Social Studies Education in America A TIMELINE OF SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION IN AMERICA

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Nov 13, 2019

Social studies has been a pillar of K-12 curriculum in the U.S. for a century, but its roots stretch back much farther. We took a closer look at this interdisciplinary field, whose evolution is itself a window into American history.

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Girls and STEM Education Research Overview and Resources GIRLS AND STEM EDUCATION RESEARCH OVERVIEW AND RESOURCES

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Nov 13, 2019

The purpose of this eBook is to explore the intersection between science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, particularly computer science, and girls. Historically, women and other minority students have been largely absent from STEM fields and classes, and across 39 states only 45% of...

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Outschool com Takes Education Out Of Schooling OUTSCHOOL COM TAKES EDUCATION OUT OF SCHOOLING

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Nov 12, 2019

Supporting education beyond schooling is a key feature of many educational technology platforms. While some may be integrated into conventional classrooms, complementing a traditional curriculum, emerging technology is increasingly helping to separate education from schooling and catalyze new models...

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How a STEAM-Integrated Environment is the Classroom Makeover You Really Need HOW A STEAM-INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENT IS THE CLASSROOM MAKEOVER YOU REALLY NEED

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Nov 12, 2019

STEAM, or science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics is taking over the nation’s schools by storm. STEAM environments are evolving by fostering a student’s natural wonder for the world around them and integrating that curiosity into a learning space. What was once thought of a...

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Trends in Tech Education | Secure Coding TRENDS IN TECH EDUCATION | SECURE CODING

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Nov 12, 2019

In this Trends in Technology Education, Jedi Jon will bring you the latest tech news and help you grow your business with relevant suggestions on modern curriculum.

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POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS

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Nov 11, 2019

It’s a well-documented trend that the rise of digital channels such as webchat, apps, FAQs, etc., has led to a change in the way contact centers handle interactions. The routine, “easy” interactions are now handled by self-service channels. Deflecting these low-value interactions h...

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Is online learning the future of education? IS ONLINE LEARNING THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION?

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Nov 11, 2019

As a generation growing up in the digital age, a lot in our lives are reformed and challenged by technology. With its various inventions and features it has been methodically integrated into every part of our everyday lives to such an extent that it feels as vital to our functioning as a hand or a f...

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21CC Education, Portall Infosystems to provide e-learning solutions 21CC EDUCATION, PORTALL INFOSYSTEMS TO PROVIDE E-LEARNING SOLUTIONS

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Nov 11, 2019

21CC Education on Friday announced its partnership with Portall Infosystems to provide online course materials on maritime and logistics in an effort to provide accessible training solutions to address skill-gap in the industry. 21CC makes the difficult content accessible and enjoyable using illustr...

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Connected: Disrupting Education Through Technology CONNECTED: DISRUPTING EDUCATION THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

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Nov 11, 2019

This Middle School is disrupting education through technology. Students at Franklin D. Roosevelt in Bristol, PA don't sit in classrooms with rows but instead work collectively as they experiment with emerging technologies.

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Can businesses do without online learning libraries today? CAN BUSINESSES DO WITHOUT ONLINE LEARNING LIBRARIES TODAY?

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Nov 10, 2019

The world of work is changing and fast. Given today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, businesses are scrambling to upgrade their service or product portfolio to gain a competitive edge, while focusing on enhancing the skill set of their workforce to address the widening skills gap br...

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The Power of Purpose-Based Learning THE POWER OF PURPOSE-BASED LEARNING

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Nov 10, 2019

The odds are good that you haven’t used long division in ages. You’ve probably forgotten the periodic table and can’t recite all 50 state capitals. And it’s highly unlikely you entertain your colleagues at work by playing the recorder you worked so hard to learn in fourth gra...

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Why technology is needed to solve the world’s greatest scaling challenge – education WHY TECHNOLOGY IS NEEDED TO SOLVE THE WORLD’S GREATEST SCALING CHALLENGE – EDUCATION

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Nov 10, 2019

Why technology is needed to solve the world’s greatest scaling challenge – education.They share with an audience of EdTech entrepreneurs how EdTech is shaping their classrooms.

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How can we improve the quality of higher education? HOW CAN WE IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HIGHER EDUCATION?

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Nov 07, 2019

Heterodox Academy improves the quality of scholarship in higher education by increasing open inquiry, viewpoint diversity, and constructive disagreement across lines of difference. A range of viewpoints are allowed in and are then interrogated on campus.

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Are Colleges and Universities Meeting the Online Learning Challenge? ARE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES MEETING THE ONLINE LEARNING CHALLENGE?

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Nov 07, 2019

As we all know, a college education isn’t cheap. For institutions of higher learning, there is a massive opportunity to expand potential enrollment to students who might not have the time or financial resources to attend brick-and-mortar institutions on a full- or even part-time basis. There i...

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INTELLIGENT ADAPTIVE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY IN TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS INTELLIGENT ADAPTIVE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY IN TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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Nov 07, 2019

DreamBox Learning, the company that pioneered Intelligent Adaptive Learning technology used in schools and districts across the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, added new district partners now leveraging the power of DreamBox Learning to drive student achievement in mathematics. Trenton Public School joins...

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A Fresh Look at Blockchain in Higher Education A FRESH LOOK AT BLOCKCHAIN IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Nov 06, 2019

Blockchain is the technology that first gained recognition as the backbone for Bitcoin. It is best described as a distributed ledger system. Each entry is a block that is time-stamped, encrypted and replicated at all of the nodes along the chain. The most-discussed application of the blockchain in h...

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9 EXAMPLES OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS IN EDUCATION 9 EXAMPLES OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS IN EDUCATION

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Nov 06, 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT) has changed everything in almost every sector of industry and community, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the educational sector. From small improvements to school creature comforts to massive technological rethinks which have changed the way certain schools ope...

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Reliability Management: Setting-up Cloud Server in Higher Education RELIABILITY MANAGEMENT: SETTING-UP CLOUD SERVER IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Nov 06, 2019

Higher Education resources is a small group of social media strategists which is planning to include two dedicated cloud servers in their organization [28]. One will be used for Primary Operation Services and other one will be for Standby Operation Services which is mirrored from the primary server....

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Do You Know What’s Trending In Microlearning? DO YOU KNOW WHAT’S TRENDING IN MICROLEARNING?

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Nov 06, 2019

By integrating micro and mobile learning you can provide learners bite-sized learning solutions that can be accessed on multiple devices. Ignite the competitive spirit in learners with the use of gamified elements in microlearning modules. You could also make use of gamified assessments. Artificial ...

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AR AND VR: THE FUTURE OF SMART ​EDUCATION IS HERE AR AND VR: THE FUTURE OF SMART ​EDUCATION IS HERE

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Nov 05, 2019

Modern technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality can offer immersive learning experiences that can be used to train learners of different ages for different purposes, effortlessly. In the digital era, modern technologies like augmented reality and virtual reality have transformed bu...

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7 Ways to Boost Your PPC for Higher Education Strategy 7 WAYS TO BOOST YOUR PPC FOR HIGHER EDUCATION STRATEGY

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Nov 05, 2019

Marketers in higher education live in a complicated world. The job of attracting enrollments, managing advertising budgets and optimizing campaigns for an array of target audiences is challenging. Wouldn’t it be great if their job could be made easier? Enter pay-per-click marketing, in which a...

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How Failure Can Be a Powerful Educational Tool HOW FAILURE CAN BE A POWERFUL EDUCATIONAL TOOL

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Nov 05, 2019

Duell, the director of technology and information services for Wheeling School District near Chicago, talks about the importance of sharing our failures and teaching students how it can be a powerfully positive force in their lives.

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Wunder is a learning platform for kids WUNDER IS A LEARNING PLATFORM FOR KIDS

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Nov 04, 2019

Wunder is a parental assistance and learning platform that uses AI to save parents time and energy.The TC Top Picks program showcases outstanding early-stage startups across these categories: AI/Machine Learning, Biotech/Healthtech, Blockchain, Fintech, Mobility, Privacy/Security, Retail/E-commerce,...

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5 ELEARNING TRENDS THAT HAVE STOOD THE TEST OF TIME 5 ELEARNING TRENDS THAT HAVE STOOD THE TEST OF TIME

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Nov 04, 2019

The explosion of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is one eLearning trend that we’ve experienced in the past decade. And New trends are being predicted for 2020, but what are the trends that have stood the test of time? Gamification is the process of taking something that already exists &nda...

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Project-Based Learning Provides Path For Increased Awareness of Self, Others and the World PROJECT-BASED LEARNING PROVIDES PATH FOR INCREASED AWARENESS OF SELF, OTHERS AND THE WORLD

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Nov 04, 2019

Often in education, we are looking for the next great thing: curriculum, technology, program or even instructional approach. What’s problematic here is that we’re not always really invested. We pilot, and before we have any real implementation, something has changed. It might be due to l...

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How is the role of teachers & skills required by them changing? What is student centered teaching? HOW IS THE ROLE OF TEACHERS & SKILLS REQUIRED BY THEM CHANGING? WHAT IS STUDENT CENTERED TEACHING?

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Nov 03, 2019

So how do we teach such children? Teachers must be prepared to engage students in the classroom through gamification, practice their skills through immersion activities and retain their learnings through reflection and feedback.

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What Makes an Effective Classroom Coaching Program? WHAT MAKES AN EFFECTIVE CLASSROOM COACHING PROGRAM?

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Nov 02, 2019

Coaches may be most often associated with the fields of athletics or business, but they are just as important in education. Coaches in any realm have the same goal—to improve performance and assist those they coach in reaching their full potential. In the school setting, coaches provide one-on...

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How K–12 Education Fits into the Future of Quantum Computing HOW K–12 EDUCATION FITS INTO THE FUTURE OF QUANTUM COMPUTING

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Nov 01, 2019

In mid-October, tech giant Google made headlines with news that it had run a successful quantum computing demonstration. In Google’s trial, this new type of computer process ran a calculation in 200 seconds that would have taken the fastest supercomputer 10,000 years to complete. While we&rsqu...

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Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom OVERCOMING 3 CHALLENGES OF INTRODUCING BLENDED LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM

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Oct 31, 2019

Throughout the world, many public schools still rely heavily on text-based core curriculum. Introducing blended learning experiences in core subjects presents many opportunities over traditional print-heavy classrooms. These opportunities include more up-to-date, interactive, and engaging content, d...

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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ELEARNING IN THE MODERN WORLD THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ELEARNING IN THE MODERN WORLD

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Oct 31, 2019

The growing trend of digital learning is benefitting society in many different ways. The widespread enrolment in online courses is contributing to the improvement in digital skills on a large scale. Society is benefiting as a whole from improved communication, technology, and collaboration skills. O...

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STEM learning at scale: Using Microsoft Teams and AI for a more humanistic education STEM LEARNING AT SCALE: USING MICROSOFT TEAMS AND AI FOR A MORE HUMANISTIC EDUCATION

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Oct 31, 2019

By turning to a suite of applications all grounded in the Microsoft ecosystem, Kellermann has pioneered an approach to teaching―even a subject as advanced as engineering―that transforms education without reinvention, and produces real gains in learning outcomes.

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Artificial Intelligence in education: Who should be the custodian of the new gold? ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN EDUCATION: WHO SHOULD BE THE CUSTODIAN OF THE NEW GOLD?

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Oct 31, 2019

It is common knowledge now that a homogenous and rote learning education system might suit some children but not all, thereby isolating many preventing them from achieving their full potential. What we need to offer our children is a ‘fun’ experience while learning. An experience that is...

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5 Steps to Tech Implementation Success 5 STEPS TO TECH IMPLEMENTATION SUCCESS

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Oct 31, 2019

Is edtech at the head of your class? Technology plays a key role in the teaching and learning taking place in classrooms around the world today. But without proper planning, these educational tools may not be used to their full potential. Below are five simple ways to overcome common hurdles and ens...

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IT Consolidation - What’s Next for Government and Education Modernization Initiatives? IT CONSOLIDATION - WHAT’S NEXT FOR GOVERNMENT AND EDUCATION MODERNIZATION INITIATIVES?

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Oct 31, 2019

IT consolidation has been a high-priority government and education initiative for many years. While many state and education organizations are already on board, or boarding quickly, the move may be born of a different catalyst than you may expect—certainly different than federal agencies. Fede...

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CAREER CHANGE IS THE NEW NORMAL: HOW DOES ELEARNING HELP? CAREER CHANGE IS THE NEW NORMAL: HOW DOES ELEARNING HELP?

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Oct 30, 2019

The days of a lifelong career at a single employer followed by a pension for life are long gone. Neither employers nor employees are loyal these days. Employers let people go at the merest sign of an economic downturn or a change in business conditions, and employees constantly keep a lookout for so...

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Augmenting Education.| TEDxNorrkopingED AUGMENTING EDUCATION.| TEDXNORRKOPINGED

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Oct 30, 2019

The skill of sustainable education is extremely important today than ever before. Combining affective and personalized learning with emerging technologies can bring unexpected results. How can we focus on creating skills for the future jobs? Darya Yegorina is a serial entrepreneur, founder and CEO o...

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K–12 Schools Take a Business-Minded Approach to Education K–12 SCHOOLS TAKE A BUSINESS-MINDED APPROACH TO EDUCATION

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Oct 29, 2019

Aging, malfunctioning technology can be costly for schools — not only financially but also in terms of time. But forward-looking administrators are embracing advanced technologies, as well as key business best practices, to make the most of their limited time and dollars. Take the School Distr...

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10 INCREDIBLY USEFUL YOUTUBE CHANNELS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATORS 10 INCREDIBLY USEFUL YOUTUBE CHANNELS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATORS

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Oct 29, 2019

YouTube can be daunting for higher education administrators when it comes to parsing through the vast array of content for useful nuggets of video bliss. With that in mind, we’ve parsed through a wide variety of different YouTube channels to give you a list of 10 extremely useful YouTube chann...

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Redefining Higher Education’s Response to Student Activism REDEFINING HIGHER EDUCATION’S RESPONSE TO STUDENT ACTIVISM

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Oct 29, 2019

Activism is a strategy that continues to be a driver of social change, and one that is synonymous with the American higher education system. Some educators are undergoing a slight paradigm shift - moving from viewing student activism as a detraction from learning to seeing it as a source of potentia...

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How to Score VR for Educational Advantage HOW TO SCORE VR FOR EDUCATIONAL ADVANTAGE

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Oct 28, 2019

Can virtual reality actually make a difference in the educational endeavor? That’s a question I asked in my previous two articles, “Flying High with Educational VR” and "VR for PT: Towards Educational Advantage”. In those articles, I highlighted specific instances of usi...

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Universities Use AI Chatbots to Improve Student Services UNIVERSITIES USE AI CHATBOTS TO IMPROVE STUDENT SERVICES

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Oct 26, 2019

Universities are embracing artificial intelligence solutions to assist in IT projects and academics. At George Washington University, after piloting its 24/7 chatbot service MARTHA, 89 percent of users advocated the tool be a permanent tool. “We’ve created a service broker that can handl...

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Universal Design for Learning as a Framework for Digital Equity UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING AS A FRAMEWORK FOR DIGITAL EQUITY

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Oct 24, 2019

From the World Economic Forum to the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, consensus exists that today’s students need to develop as lifelong learners. Beyond traditional content knowledge and skills, they also require technology literacy such that they can master a host of Cs, including commun...

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BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE

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Oct 23, 2019

If you’re like me, one of the first things you do when you leave the house in the morning is put on your headset. I may be joining a meeting, calling a friend, getting coffee – sometimes all three – before I even set foot in the office. When I get to work, I’m collaborating w...

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How Confirmation Bias Creates Challenges In eLearning HOW CONFIRMATION BIAS CREATES CHALLENGES IN ELEARNING

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Oct 23, 2019

It’s a common human failing to disregard facts and adhere to the information that reinforces what we already believe. People have sentimental, religious, political, ideological and psychosocial reasons for doing this, and our role as educators is not to judge this predisposition, but acknowled...

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The Challenges of Implementing Innovative Learning Environments THE CHALLENGES OF IMPLEMENTING INNOVATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

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Oct 23, 2019

Expenditure for education infrastructure was around €46 billion across the EU in 2016, representing 6.5% of the total expenditure for education. The CEB actively supports education infrastructure investments in its member countries, devoting an average 11% of its annual financing to the sector....

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Optimizing the Education Pathway OPTIMIZING THE EDUCATION PATHWAY

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Oct 23, 2019

Bring value and foster lifelong support by connecting to students, faculty and alumni during the application process, while on campus and after graduation. Engage the applicant: Technology makes the application process easy. Engagement converts visitors to applicants Connect with visitors and guests...

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POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS

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Oct 22, 2019

It seems like every photo shown of a business in action these days features a bunch of people in a huddle room, looking productive – just like our own Poly beauty shot below. But the technology that is IN the room really matters most to the people who are joining remotely – the people NO...

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Best online learning platforms of 2019: LMS for education and business BEST ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORMS OF 2019: LMS FOR EDUCATION AND BUSINESS

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Oct 22, 2019

When it comes to training and education, online platforms are increasingly becoming the norm, whether it's packages supplied in-house or by third-party providers. The number of Learning Management Systems (LMS) isn't just increasing dramatically, but also in the quality, reach, and value of ...

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The importance of learning music in our education system: Benefits & future ahead THE IMPORTANCE OF LEARNING MUSIC IN OUR EDUCATION SYSTEM: BENEFITS & FUTURE AHEAD

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Oct 22, 2019

It is indeed true. According to the scriptures that have documented Indian education system, in addition to religious subjects many worldly subjects were included in the curriculum. Subjects such as dance, music, astronomy etc were a part of the curriculum. During those times, education was not rega...

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Entrust Education Technologies - Improving outcomes with technology ENTRUST EDUCATION TECHNOLOGIES - IMPROVING OUTCOMES WITH TECHNOLOGY

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Oct 22, 2019

Excellence in education is the core of our business. Our passion is improving outcomes for all learners. By working exclusively in education, we have significant insight and expertise for MIS support, technical support services, maximising school budgets, managing safeguarding.

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Technology, The best or worst thing for education TECHNOLOGY, THE BEST OR WORST THING FOR EDUCATION

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Oct 21, 2019

This talk is posing the question of how technology is impacting the classroom from a teacher's​ perspective and how there are many misconceptions about how technology impacts the learning environment.

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EDUCAUSE 2019: Tips for a Cloud Implementation in Higher Education EDUCAUSE 2019: TIPS FOR A CLOUD IMPLEMENTATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Oct 21, 2019

Whatever your reason to explore a jump from on-premises to a cloud environment, peer advice is always helpful in making the transition a successful one. Higher education IT leaders talked about their experience during an Oracle-sponsored cloud panel at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Chicago. Each...

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How Teachers Incorporate STEM Learning into the Classroom HOW TEACHERS INCORPORATE STEM LEARNING INTO THE CLASSROOM

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Oct 21, 2019

To prepare students for jobs in STEM fields, the U.S. Department of Education is shining a spotlight on how educators can incorporate technology into their classroom activities. A new report from ED’s Office of Education Technology and Digital Promise identifies nine dimensions of effect STEM ...

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HOW TO VALUATE YOUR EDUCATION/EDTECH COMPANY HOW TO VALUATE YOUR EDUCATION/EDTECH COMPANY

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Oct 21, 2019

One of the hardest things to do when starting a business is giving your business value. When you need investors, you have to have a valuation. Coming up with that valuation is very important. If it’s too high, investors will turn their nose up to it. If it’s too low, it diminishes the va...

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10 essential online teaching terms 10 ESSENTIAL ONLINE TEACHING TERMS

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Oct 20, 2019

The spread of online teaching in recent years has implied that we have to live with a series of e-learning terms. These terms refer to teaching modalities and trends, standards and specific technological environments. These are the 10 essential concepts: An LMS (Learning Management System) is a soft...

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Rethinking STEM Preparation from Educator to Student RETHINKING STEM PREPARATION FROM EDUCATOR TO STUDENT

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Oct 20, 2019

There’s an obvious roadblock causing the gap in the STEM jobs available and those taking up these career paths. What may not be so obvious is the cause. STEM and CS education has not kept pace with economic demands and industry needs, but it’s not just from the standpoint of student prep...

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Trends of Artificial Intelligence in Education Technology TRENDS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

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Oct 20, 2019

This video discusses the importance of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Education Sector and how Education Technology or EdTech can benefit from it. Right from Ecommerce to healthcare to education, in each and every sector the, intervention of AI has increased by multi fold. Many companies are no...

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Strategic partnerships for innovation in Erasmus+ A study on the impact STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS FOR INNOVATION IN ERASMUS+ A STUDY ON THE IMPACT

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Oct 18, 2019

This second Erasmus+ publication is dedicated to the results of the educational cooperation, organised in partnerships that develop innovative learning methods in diverse European educational systems. The keyword of the survey is the exploitation of innovative practices in European contexts.The KA2 ...

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Do You Know These Facts About Rapid eLearning? DO YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT RAPID ELEARNING?

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Oct 18, 2019

Rapid eLearning is not just a quick fix to plug training gaps. There's more to rapid learning. Here are some facts revealed. IDs design courses in accordance with Instructional Design principles, keeping the learner profile and training requirements in mind. Rapid eLearning does not mean course ...

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Sony Future Learning Collaborative Tests Education Technology on Campus SONY FUTURE LEARNING COLLABORATIVE TESTS EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY ON CAMPUS

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Oct 17, 2019

For the past two years this group of public and private schools, known as The Future Learning Collaborative, have held regular meetings, summits and trips to discuss the education landscape and ways to incorporate new technology and design insights that create a more meaningful, collaborative and en...

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Elements Of Gamification & How to Use it in Education Mobile App Development ELEMENTS OF GAMIFICATION & HOW TO USE IT IN EDUCATION MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT

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Oct 17, 2019

Education has been and will always be crucial for the growth of an individual and the world as a whole. So when the world is going towards digitization and there is so much of advancement in technology, how can education be left behind? Over the past few decades, the methods of education have transf...

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Artificial intelligence based students robot toys full advance teaching & learning robot ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE BASED STUDENTS ROBOT TOYS FULL ADVANCE TEACHING & LEARNING ROBOT

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Oct 17, 2019

Artificial intelligence based students robot toys full advance teaching & learning robot. Both have been deployed in a variety of industries ranging from retail to healthcare, but Softbank thinks its inventions could also work well in the classroom.

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Is artificial intelligence the ultimate stimulus of the university? IS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE THE ULTIMATE STIMULUS OF THE UNIVERSITY?

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Oct 16, 2019

What does it take to make the university the best learning experience in the life cycle of one's own education? Higher education is about developing skills, exploring new theories and applying them to the realities of real life. During this trip, students are encouraged to keep track of their wo...

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Advantages Of Using A Video Strategy In Blended Learning ADVANTAGES OF USING A VIDEO STRATEGY IN BLENDED LEARNING

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Oct 16, 2019

In today’s dynamic world, learning strategies have evolved to a great extent, leveraging the latest technology. The education and training industry is fast adopting innovative blended learning strategies that give the best of both worlds: traditional classroom-based learning, which aids facili...

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Why should a student apply to a Pathway Program when they can directly apply to a university? WHY SHOULD A STUDENT APPLY TO A PATHWAY PROGRAM WHEN THEY CAN DIRECTLY APPLY TO A UNIVERSITY?

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Oct 16, 2019

Meet Lindsay Fenwick who explains the reason why you should apply to a Pathway Program when you can directly apply to a university.Why should a student apply to a Pathway Program when they can directly apply to a university?

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Blockchain and the Classroom — How DLT Can Improve Education BLOCKCHAIN AND THE CLASSROOM — HOW DLT CAN IMPROVE EDUCATION

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Oct 15, 2019

Blockchain technology has proven to be a catalyst of change across a wide variety of industries in the years since Bitcoin’s (BTC) inception in 2009. The subsequent creation of various blockchain projects and alternate cryptocurrencies has shown that blockchain technology can provide innovativ...

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Tips to increase motivation in e-learning TIPS TO INCREASE MOTIVATION IN E-LEARNING

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Oct 15, 2019

Keeping your classes engaged and motivated is a big achievement. However, not all teachers excel at this part. Most of them find it difficult to interact with their online classes in such a way as to boost students’ interest in the curriculum and topics discussed there. Motivation is one of th...

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What WHAT'S NEW IN MICROSOFT EDU

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Oct 15, 2019

This month’s What’s New in EDU episode focuses on topics educators said they wanted to learn more about! We’ll be sharing tips and resources to help get you started in strengthening STEM instruction and developing future-ready skills in students.

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How AI and Data Could Personalize Higher Education HOW AI AND DATA COULD PERSONALIZE HIGHER EDUCATION

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Oct 14, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming and improving the ways that industries like healthcare, banking, energy, and retail operate. However, there is one industry in particular that offers incredible potential for the application of AI technologies: education. The opportunities —...

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WHY DIGITAL CREDENTIALING WILL RENDER UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPT OBSOLETE AND REDEFINE HIGHER EDUCATION WHY DIGITAL CREDENTIALING WILL RENDER UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPT OBSOLETE AND REDEFINE HIGHER EDUCATION

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Oct 14, 2019

Digital credentialing may not be new, but the attention it’s been receiving may as well make it so. In a world of digital, it’s no wonder that digital credentialing is the new and better way to keep track of those important degrees and certificates. As more colleges and universities impl...

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Microsoft Teams and AI creates a Learning Community that scales MICROSOFT TEAMS AND AI CREATES A LEARNING COMMUNITY THAT SCALES

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Oct 14, 2019

Universities are tasked with educating a growing population of students. As a result, diversity, inclusivity, and accessibility are paramount in higher education. The University of New South Wales Sydney has harnessed the power of Microsoft Teams and AI to create a learning community.

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Three tips for using AR in the classroom THREE TIPS FOR USING AR IN THE CLASSROOM

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Oct 13, 2019

Technology has become a key component of today’s classroom and is here to stay. A recent study highlighted the prevalence of tech in the classroom, as 71% of primary schools and 76% of secondary schools have tablets in the classroom, according to BESA. Tablets and laptops have unlocked opportu...

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Welcome to the National Institute of Education and Technology WELCOME TO THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY

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Oct 13, 2019

National Institute of Education and Technology (NIET) is a nationally recognised education and training provider based in Brisbane and Hobart. NIET provides a multitude of flexible learning options to suit any student’s schedule.

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HOW ELEARNING PROVIDERS CAN HELP STUDENTS WHO STRUGGLE ONLINE HOW ELEARNING PROVIDERS CAN HELP STUDENTS WHO STRUGGLE ONLINE

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Oct 12, 2019

eLearning has expanded educational opportunities for many across the globe, yet it is failing many students. Research has shown that whereas online courses can improve access, they are also challenging, especially for the least well-prepared students. These students don’t do well in online cou...

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USING “DEEP LEARNING” TO FOSTER “DEEPER LEARNING” USING “DEEP LEARNING” TO FOSTER “DEEPER LEARNING”

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Oct 10, 2019

Many teachers are teaching their children everything that will be on standardized tests. While this isn’t hard, many students learn to solve specific problems or recite specific facts without being able to apply critical thinking skills, deeper learning thinking, or problem-solving. Teaching s...

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Screencasting: Where the Market Is Shifting in Education SCREENCASTING: WHERE THE MARKET IS SHIFTING IN EDUCATION

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Oct 10, 2019

As modern learning environments evolve, a new technology has appeared more and more frequently among K–12 schools: screencasting. The interest in adopting this new technology is evident. In the U.S., the demand for screencasting and screen-sharing software in the education space accounts for 5...

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Educational technology tool InferCabulary makes it easier for students to learn EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY TOOL INFERCABULARY MAKES IT EASIER FOR STUDENTS TO LEARN

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Oct 10, 2019

The saying goes: "A picture is worth 1,000 words," but in this case, it's just one. That's the idea behind InferCabulary, a way of teaching vocabulary to students in grades K through 12. Educational technology tool InferCabulary makes it easier for students to learn.

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How Chatbots Could Be The Future Of Learning HOW CHATBOTS COULD BE THE FUTURE OF LEARNING

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Oct 10, 2019

We are constantly in pursuit of better, faster, and deeper ways to learn. We are in an age where education is more accessible than ever before. And, adult learners are busy people and making time for learning is rarely a priority. How can you change that? You may want to consider learning how chatbo...

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K–12 Schools Remain Vulnerable to Email Phishing Attacks K–12 SCHOOLS REMAIN VULNERABLE TO EMAIL PHISHING ATTACKS

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Oct 09, 2019

K–12 education is not immune. More than half of K–12 CTOs say phishing scams are a significant or very significant problem, according to a recent Education Week/Consortium for School Networking survey. One thing to think about during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: The majority o...

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HOW CORPORATE INTERESTS ARE DESTROYING THE EDTECH MARKET HOW CORPORATE INTERESTS ARE DESTROYING THE EDTECH MARKET

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Oct 09, 2019

Edtech is a huge industry that is growing with each year. However, even with the amount of money it generates, many edtech companies end up failing within a few years. When it comes down to it, edtech companies are still a company, and it’s this belief that often leads to failure. Opening a co...

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Partner Spotlight: Got STEM? NASA lesson plans hit on science, technology, engineering and math PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: GOT STEM? NASA LESSON PLANS HIT ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH

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Oct 09, 2019

We’ve teamed up with #NASA to create eight free lesson plans for middle and high school students that are now available in our Hacking STEM library. Each space-themed STEM lesson plan emphasizes project-based learning.

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What is 21st Century Learning? How Do We Get More? WHAT IS 21ST CENTURY LEARNING? HOW DO WE GET MORE?

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Oct 08, 2019

Almost six in ten of the nearly 8 billion of us on Earth are connected to the internet; adding the next 4 billion people to the internet is the biggest learning opportunity in history. In the last two decades, we became a planet of cities. About 55% of the world’s population lives in cities an...

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INTED2020 - Sharing the Passion for Learning INTED2020 - SHARING THE PASSION FOR LEARNING

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Oct 08, 2019

INTED is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. After 14 years, it has become a reference event where more than 700 experts from 80 countries will get together to present their projects.

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Helping education go further: Solutions Serving the K-20 to Workforce Continuum HELPING EDUCATION GO FURTHER: SOLUTIONS SERVING THE K-20 TO WORKFORCE CONTINUUM

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Oct 08, 2019

Explore the pathways that your high school alumni take through higher education with StudentTracker® for High Schools. Reliable information on your graduates’ college transition rates is always at your fingertips. You can also compare your rates to those of similar schools across the count...

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5 Hot Mobile Learning Trends 5 HOT MOBILE LEARNING TRENDS

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Oct 08, 2019

Learning on-the-go is easier with mobile learning. Catch up with the latest trends in mobile learning. Providing Performance Support With AR. With Augmented Reality (AR) digital information is overlaid on the product/scene a learner is looking at, providing performance support on-demand. Employees c...

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K–12 Leaders Weigh Threats and Benefits of Increased Web Monitoring K–12 LEADERS WEIGH THREATS AND BENEFITS OF INCREASED WEB MONITORING

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Oct 07, 2019

When students email each other about the adolescent hot topics of who likes who or to gripe about teachers, more people than they realize may see the messages. That’s also true when the emails, chats or other online activity lean toward harm — either self-inflicted or against other stude...

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Virtual Reality (VR) In Education VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) IN EDUCATION

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Oct 07, 2019

Slowly but surely, virtual reality and augmented reality are making their way into the mainstream. While both (known along with mixed reality as “reality technologies”) have been around for a couple of decades, they were until relatively recently reserved to a small group of aficionados....

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How AI Is Ushering Disruptions In E-Learning HOW AI IS USHERING DISRUPTIONS IN E-LEARNING

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Oct 06, 2019

All over the globe, learners – whether school going children, college students, professionals or those seeking to acquire new skills – are looking for faster, better and more engaging ways to learn. A USD 100 billion dollar industry has sprung up online around these needs, providing a mu...

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Solving these 5 issues will make education AR/VR go mainstream SOLVING THESE 5 ISSUES WILL MAKE EDUCATION AR/VR GO MAINSTREAM

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Oct 05, 2019

Look forward to attending the International Society for Technology in Education event every year. Not surprisingly, this year, there was a lot of talk about the acceleration of integrating technology-driven programs into school curricula earlier across the board. Education is becoming more “st...

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USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO HELP YOUR STUDENTS TELL THEIR STORIES USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO HELP YOUR STUDENTS TELL THEIR STORIES

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Oct 03, 2019

Students’ familiarity with technology and their love for smartphones and the content they enjoy on them, make social media an obvious choice as a learning tool for students. Thanks to the possibilities of digital storytelling, social media can be incorporated to expose students’ work to ...

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10 Great Benefits of Using Mobile Apps in Education 10 GREAT BENEFITS OF USING MOBILE APPS IN EDUCATION

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Oct 03, 2019

There are over 62,000 education-related apps available in the various app stores, which are revolutionizing education. But how? Today’s students benefit from the powerful new ways of mobile technology and mobile apps take away a major chunk of it. Mobile apps are taking education out of the cl...

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Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education EARLY INTERVENTION/EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION

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Oct 03, 2019

It is important to recognize that early childhood special education is not a place, nor a specific program.For more information on Early Childhood Special Education, contact your district level Early Childhood Special Education.

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What schools should know before launching an LMS WHAT SCHOOLS SHOULD KNOW BEFORE LAUNCHING AN LMS

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Oct 03, 2019

Launching a learning management system within an educational institution comes with some challenges. The main goal is to customize the best platform for your organization, which isn’t an easy task. At the same time, there are many factors to consider, including stakeholders, the goals that you...

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THE DESIGN BOOK FOR ONLINE LEARNING THE DESIGN BOOK FOR ONLINE LEARNING

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Oct 03, 2019

While teaching and studying are constantly evolving, learning itself has not changed. This section outlines the necessary psychological prerequisites for learning1 . Feel free to skip over this section if you are primarily looking to learn about the practical tools rather than the research that unde...

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Education technology: Is it on the rise? EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY: IS IT ON THE RISE?

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Oct 02, 2019

Is the increased use of technology in classrooms inevitable? AEI’s Frederick M. Hess looks at the data to answer this question. Straight up conversation: Microsoft chief talks augmented reality in schools.

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3 Ways Big Data Is Changing Education Forever 3 WAYS BIG DATA IS CHANGING EDUCATION FOREVER

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Oct 02, 2019

The education sector has always been critical for both society and individuals. On the one hand, a prosperous economy needs a competent workforce with the skills to start and build businesses. On the other, individuals with career ambitions will always be looking to stay at the cutting edge of educa...

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Modern Classrooms Clear the Way for New Pedagogies in Higher Education MODERN CLASSROOMS CLEAR THE WAY FOR NEW PEDAGOGIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Oct 01, 2019

Most higher education leaders recognize that today’s college experience isn’t what it used to be. Instructors in every discipline are rethinking both content and delivery, engaging students with new pedagogical strategies in modern learning spaces. Yet as institutions invest in classroom...

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HOW A SMARTWATCH CAN HELP YOU BECOME A MORE EFFECTIVE TEACHER HOW A SMARTWATCH CAN HELP YOU BECOME A MORE EFFECTIVE TEACHER

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Oct 01, 2019

Smartwatches are loaded with functionality that makes a teacher’s life easier. And they are becoming increasingly popular. According to a Technavio report on the global classroom wearables technology market, the wrist-worn wearables sector held the largest share in the market in 2017. There ar...

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A focus on social and emotional learning is helping more students achieve A FOCUS ON SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING IS HELPING MORE STUDENTS ACHIEVE

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Sep 30, 2019

Social and Emotional learning techniques being used at Tulsa Public Schools McClure Elementary is giving students a needed tool to communicate effectively and control their emotions.

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How Can We Prepare K-12 Students for the Future? HOW CAN WE PREPARE K-12 STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE?

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Sep 29, 2019

In the discussion about skills that students need for the future, there are many things to consider. We can ask about student interests and have a good understanding of the current opportunities in the world for work and learning. However, we also need to continue to research and stay informed of ch...

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3 Trends That Will Impact The 2019 Online Learning Platform Market 3 TRENDS THAT WILL IMPACT THE 2019 ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORM MARKET

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Sep 29, 2019

The growth of the 2019 eLearning market will be incredible. It’s estimated that the market will grow at a 5% compound annual growth rate between now and 2024, at which point it will likely exceed $200 billion, according to Training Magazine [1]. Forbes predicted that the market will climb to $...

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Technology to help students read to learn TECHNOLOGY TO HELP STUDENTS READ TO LEARN

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Sep 29, 2019

These tools can also be useful to students who just need some extra assistance to aid reading fluency or comprehension.

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HOW DOES VIRTUAL REALITY HELP STUDENTS IN THE CLASSROOM? HOW DOES VIRTUAL REALITY HELP STUDENTS IN THE CLASSROOM?

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Sep 28, 2019

Have you ever thought about all the skills you could learn or get better at if you had the time and resources? Before the digital age, we would learn face to face. Since smartphones came around, it seems as though we’ve forgotten how to have face to face interactions. Odd right? It’s lik...

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AI, ethics and classrooms of the future AI, ETHICS AND CLASSROOMS OF THE FUTURE

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Sep 27, 2019

News that Pearson, the world’s largest textbook publisher, is phasing out print publications for higher education to adopt a resolutely digital-first policy may signal an eventual full stop for traditional book learning. But the wealth of technology coming on stream heralds an exciting new cha...

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Common myths about virtual school COMMON MYTHS ABOUT VIRTUAL SCHOOL

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Sep 27, 2019

There are many myths and misconceptions floating around about virtual education. In fact, quality virtual schools can provide an alternative solution for students that is just as rigorous and valuable as a traditional high school experience. Learning is no longer confined to the four walls of a clas...

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Scaling Up Classroom Coaching for Impactful Technology Use SCALING UP CLASSROOM COACHING FOR IMPACTFUL TECHNOLOGY USE

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Sep 27, 2019

The Dynamic Learning Project (DLP) is a classroom coaching program that helps schools leverage technology in impactful ways to support teacher professional growth and improve student engagement and learning. By embedding coaches within each participating school and providing ongoing professional dev...

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What Do Students Want From Online Courses? WHAT DO STUDENTS WANT FROM ONLINE COURSES?

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Sep 26, 2019

It doesn’t matter how great your online course content is or how you believe people love learning… if your students don’t enjoy the experience and they are leaving your course before you can even deliver all the great information you have to share, you’re already losing the ...

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Augmented Reality in Education Industry| AR for Students AUGMENTED REALITY IN EDUCATION INDUSTRY| AR FOR STUDENTS

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Sep 26, 2019

Augmented reality is the best way to convey complex subjects to students. Such technologies make students easily acquire, process, and remember the topics. Read how AR impact the education industry.

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Higher Education Institutions Leverage Real-Time Data Analytics to Keep Students Safe HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS LEVERAGE REAL-TIME DATA ANALYTICS TO KEEP STUDENTS SAFE

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Sep 25, 2019

New breakthroughs in real-time data analytics are helping universities improve their security protocols, alerting students, faculty and staff to dangers on campus as they occur. While many analytics systems can help with long-term safety strategies, such as measuring historical patterns and informin...

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The Top 10 Masters in Marketing Programs 2020 THE TOP 10 MASTERS IN MARKETING PROGRAMS 2020

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Sep 25, 2019

The QS World University Rankings: Marketing Master’s Rankings 2020 identify the best business schools and universities for studying a master’s degree in management, finance or business analytics.

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Supporting Underprepared Students in the Online Classroom SUPPORTING UNDERPREPARED STUDENTS IN THE ONLINE CLASSROOM

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Sep 25, 2019

Engaging students through a computer screen requires a unique approach to pedagogy and innovative course design. The feeling of “getting it right” typically involves a good deal of testing and modification given the wide array of design formats and technology tools available, not to ment...

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Why Education Business Is The Future Multi-Trillion-Dollar Industry WHY EDUCATION BUSINESS IS THE FUTURE MULTI-TRILLION-DOLLAR INDUSTRY

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Sep 25, 2019

But also because the level of education among the global population is increasing. The UN’s Millennium Development Goals aimed for universal primary education.

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6 Myths Of Rapid eLearning 6 MYTHS OF RAPID ELEARNING

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Sep 25, 2019

Anybody Can Create Rapid eLearning Using Authoring Tools For learning to be effective it has to be based on sound Instructional Design principles. Rapid eLearning Means Low Quality .Rapid eLearning doesn't compromise on course quality—development speed is accelerated. Rapid eLearning Means...

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THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO DIGITAL ACCESSIBILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO DIGITAL ACCESSIBILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Sep 25, 2019

Most schools understand that they need to make their website WCAG 2.0 compliant to help students who are blind, deaf, and have other disabilities. However, campuses must go further to accommodate all students with disabilities. For example, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requires schools to p...

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New AI Systems Are Here to Personalize Learning NEW AI SYSTEMS ARE HERE TO PERSONALIZE LEARNING

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Sep 24, 2019

A recent World Economic Forum report noted that some estimates show automation could displace 75 million jobs by 2022, while at the same time creating 133 million new roles. While these estimates predict a net positive for the number of new jobs in the coming decade, displaced workers will need to l...

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How schools are changing to improve STEAM learning HOW SCHOOLS ARE CHANGING TO IMPROVE STEAM LEARNING

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Sep 24, 2019

As STEAM learning has grown in prominence in classrooms across the country, so has the role of tools and resources facilitating this approach to learning. Here are five examples of how technology is supporting the integration of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics in classrooms to...

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FOR EFFECTIVE EDTECH PLATFORMS, LISTEN TO USERS FOR EFFECTIVE EDTECH PLATFORMS, LISTEN TO USERS

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Sep 23, 2019

Edtech has not reached its full potential. There are a number of reasons for this situation, but the criticism that’s most often directed at developers is the fact that they don’t consult their users. Fact is, educators often only hear about a new tech solution that they must implement a...

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What Does Success in College Means to Students Around the Country? WHAT DOES SUCCESS IN COLLEGE MEANS TO STUDENTS AROUND THE COUNTRY?

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Sep 23, 2019

We asked students across our campuses: what does success in college mean to you? The answers stunned us: it wasn't just graduation, not just a job. Their responses were far more nuanced than any of our interventions and strategies could anticipate.

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Gamification In Education: A New Type Of Interactive Learning GAMIFICATION IN EDUCATION: A NEW TYPE OF INTERACTIVE LEARNING

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Sep 22, 2019

Gamification helps the willingness of a student to study and learn in a more enjoyable and interactive way. 67% of students reported that a gamified course was more motivating than their traditional curriculum. Essentially, gamification is the application of game design and mechanics in non-game set...

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How to Create Digital Assignments for Google Classroom | EDTech Made Easy HOW TO CREATE DIGITAL ASSIGNMENTS FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM | EDTECH MADE EASY

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Sep 22, 2019

How to create digital assignments for Google classroom | EDTech Made Easy. To decide how students interact with an attachment, next to the attachment, click the Down arrow and choose an option.

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Understanding FERPA: How K–12 Schools Can Update Their Data Privacy Approach UNDERSTANDING FERPA: HOW K–12 SCHOOLS CAN UPDATE THEIR DATA PRIVACY APPROACH

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Sep 21, 2019

Administrators and educational staff at schools around the country understand the importance of protecting student privacy. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, signed into law in 1974 by President Gerald Ford, created clear protections for student educational records, limiting the ways sc...

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CAN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PREDICT STUDENT ENGAGEMENT? CAN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PREDICT STUDENT ENGAGEMENT?

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Sep 20, 2019

Artificial intelligence is having a huge impact on education, transforming the sector in many positive ways and its impact is growing. In fact, the artificial intelligence sector in the U.S. education market is expected to grow 47.5% between 2017 and 2021 according to the latest market research repo...

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4 Ways for K–12 Administrators to Master Google Classroom 4 WAYS FOR K–12 ADMINISTRATORS TO MASTER GOOGLE CLASSROOM

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Sep 19, 2019

Educators face a constant challenge of organizing resources and time, both in the classroom and out.More often than not, it’s the administrative workload that eats up a majority of an educator’s time. I’ve found that digital tools schools used to keep students on track work just as...

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How innovations in teaching and learning help education leapfrog HOW INNOVATIONS IN TEACHING AND LEARNING HELP EDUCATION LEAPFROG

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Sep 19, 2019

As the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) begins, attention is focused on progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With only a decade left to achieve them, it could take a century before all children are learning at the levels needed to thrive today and in th...

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Google Jamboard: How to Generate Student Participation GOOGLE JAMBOARD: HOW TO GENERATE STUDENT PARTICIPATION

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Sep 19, 2019

Looking for ways to engage students? Here’s a brief video that shows you how you are able to use Google’s free Jamboard tool to quickly pose a question and get responses from everyone in class.

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WHAT ARE DIGITAL CREDENTIALS AND WHAT DO THEY MEAN FOR EDUCATION? WHAT ARE DIGITAL CREDENTIALS AND WHAT DO THEY MEAN FOR EDUCATION?

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Sep 18, 2019

Digital credentials can be found in a variety of places. In educational games, a learner may get a badge after reaching a certain level or mastering a certain skill within the game. In the workforce, a digital badge certifies that a person has taken a professional development course and demonstrated...

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How Has K-12 Tech Affected Your School? HOW HAS K-12 TECH AFFECTED YOUR SCHOOL?

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Sep 18, 2019

Quinten Starks, Beach Grove School's Technology Integration Specialist, explains how K-12 Tech has supported his school and influenced the lives of his students.

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Education Technology Use in Schools EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY USE IN SCHOOLS

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Sep 18, 2019

The Education Technology Use in Schools report reflects the views of students, teachers, principals and district administrators on digital learning tools. Including the perspectives of those most familiar with the impact of these tools in schools can lend important clarity for those seeking to devel...

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Updated eLearning Trends in 2019 to Help You Enhance Your Learning Strategy and Maximize Returns UPDATED ELEARNING TRENDS IN 2019 TO HELP YOU ENHANCE YOUR LEARNING STRATEGY AND MAXIMIZE RETURNS

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Sep 18, 2019

As we hit mid-year, you are possibly looking at accelerating your training investments in CY 2019. In this Infographic, we share our updated predictions of eLearning Trends in 2019 that you can use to enhance your learning strategy and maximize returns. The 17 trends are banded into 4 sections and s...

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When CISOs Are Independent of CIOs, Higher Ed Institutions Benefit WHEN CISOS ARE INDEPENDENT OF CIOS, HIGHER ED INSTITUTIONS BENEFIT

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Sep 17, 2019

A growing number of laws and regulators are strongly suggesting, if not demanding, that CISOs not report to CIOs. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation calls for a privacy officer that reports to the senior level of management. Many of us expect to see GDPR-like regulations s...

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TEACHING MATH WITH TECHNOLOGY: 8 VIRTUAL RESOURCES TEACHING MATH WITH TECHNOLOGY: 8 VIRTUAL RESOURCES

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Sep 17, 2019

Research shows that teachers can integrate technology to help students grasp mathematical procedures and develop advanced mathematical proficiencies. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) added that technological tools are necessary for engaging students. The primary offering is a c...

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Meaningful Grades in Physical Education MEANINGFUL GRADES IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION

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Sep 17, 2019

Let’s be honest: grades are the worst. In many situations, you – the qualified, expert teacher – are forced to use somebody else’s system despite knowing that it is flawed. Also, society puts so much darn emphasis on school grades that they (wrongfully) become the sole indica...

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Learning From The Advanced Placement Tests LEARNING FROM THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TESTS

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Sep 17, 2019

The Advanced Placement (AP) program is a gold standard of intellectual achievement. Students who complete AP classes are more likely to succeed in college and attain an in-depth understanding of a subject. It is not only voluntary and independent from government oversight, but it works within any ed...

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Lines Blur Between K-12 and College: What It Means for IT Leaders LINES BLUR BETWEEN K-12 AND COLLEGE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR IT LEADERS

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Sep 16, 2019

It’s the latest example of how comfortable K–12 educators and students have become with remote learning. It’s also an example of how K–12 technology experiences increasingly set student expectations for what’s possible — and preferable — at the collegiate le...

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Why efforts to get kids into STEM could be making education inequality worse WHY EFFORTS TO GET KIDS INTO STEM COULD BE MAKING EDUCATION INEQUALITY WORSE

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Sep 16, 2019

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a priority for governments around the world. For example, the UK’s current commitment to increasing investment in research and development to 2.4 percent of GDP by 2027 means that we need to train 260,000 more researchers to...

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How Relevant is Robotic Education ! HOW RELEVANT IS ROBOTIC EDUCATION !

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Sep 16, 2019

How important is Robotic education today ? Educational robotics teaches the design, analysis, application, and operation of robots. Robots include articulated robots, mobile robots or autonomous vehicles. Educational robotics can be taught from elementary school to graduate programs.

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Emerging Technologies: Reimagining How Students Learn With eLearning EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES: REIMAGINING HOW STUDENTS LEARN WITH ELEARNING

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Sep 14, 2019

Technology is increasingly becoming commonplace in the recent educational scenario. Leveraging technology in the classroom enhances teaching and learning and it adds a new dimension to the overall learning experience. Learning has already progressed from the traditional textbook-based approach towar...

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How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12 HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN IMPROVE DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP IN K–12

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Sep 13, 2019

As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. Responsible technology use is imperative for maintaining a safe learning environment and preparing students to be capable users in a technology-enabled workforce. “Di...

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Where Should You Sell Online Courses WHERE SHOULD YOU SELL ONLINE COURSES

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Sep 13, 2019

When it comes to a platform for creating and selling online courses, there are two popular options. The first option is to sell through an online course marketplace like Udemy and the other option is to sell through your own website built on a platform like Teachable. This infographic from Sell Cour...

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Preparing Students for Learning, Work and Life Through STEAM Education PREPARING STUDENTS FOR LEARNING, WORK AND LIFE THROUGH STEAM EDUCATION

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Sep 13, 2019

Technology and the need for new skills are shifting the workforce — requiring workers to be more creative and demanding culturally competent and innovative thinkers who are prepared to solve new global problems. Advocates for STEAM education — the intersection of science, technology, eng...

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ARE YOU AN EDTECH INTERN OR ENTREPRENEUR? ARE YOU AN EDTECH INTERN OR ENTREPRENEUR?

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Sep 12, 2019

How many times have you wondered if you have what it takes? You’ve got plenty of ideas about technology in education. You want to put your ideas to good use in an edtech company. There are many tips for entrepreneurs and interns wanting to solve education problems with technology will keep you...

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AR isn’t a fad in education – it’s the future! AR ISN’T A FAD IN EDUCATION – IT’S THE FUTURE!

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Sep 12, 2019

More than just a fad technology that was used for capturing Pokemon in 2016, augmented reality (or AR) is creating incredible possibilities across numerous industries – not least in education. It’s offering some of the most exciting classroom innovations of recent times and already funda...

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Is education preparing students to be future-ready? IS EDUCATION PREPARING STUDENTS TO BE FUTURE-READY?

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Sep 12, 2019

Learn from the first national survey about perceptions of students, employers, and parents regarding the future of learning – presented only at Rethink ED 2019 by Kauffman Foundation Vice President of Education, Aaron North.

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Bigtincan Hub Overview BIGTINCAN HUB OVERVIEW

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Sep 12, 2019

Bigtincan is the industry's leading Sales Enablement Automation platform, empowering Sales teams to win more and be more productive every day, while providing Marketing the ability to establish ROI on content creation efforts.

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Technology Underscores the Promise of a New School Year TECHNOLOGY UNDERSCORES THE PROMISE OF A NEW SCHOOL YEAR

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Sep 11, 2019

As schools across the country reopen for the new academic year, students will be greeted by more than teachers, administrators and their peers. Many will also have new laptops or tablets through one-to-one computing programs, upgraded classroom technology for blended learning, and teachers trained t...

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The Future of Work Is the Future of Higher Education THE FUTURE OF WORK IS THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

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Sep 11, 2019

Not a day goes by that we are not reminded of the growing gap between the preparation provided by institutions of higher education and the rapidly changing job market. The worry caused by this perceived gap has as much to do with a seeming decline in the return on investment for the rising tuition c...

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Project-Based Learning in Online Schools PROJECT-BASED LEARNING IN ONLINE SCHOOLS

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Sep 11, 2019

During the Atlantic’s fifth annual Education Summit in May, Heather Buskirk, K12 instructional methods advisor, explains how Destinations Career Academies and other K12-powered schools are using project-based learning to bridge the gap between schools and the professional world.

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The 6-Step eLearning Course Translation Process THE 6-STEP ELEARNING COURSE TRANSLATION PROCESS

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Sep 11, 2019

Do you want to translate your eLearning courses into the local languages of your global workforce? Do you plan to outsource your eLearning translation? Here is a 6-step translation process that makes your job quick and with minimal cost and translation time. Your eLearning vendor analyzes the source...

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LEARNING & TEACHING POLICY LEARNING & TEACHING POLICY

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Sep 11, 2019

The Learning & Teaching Policy is grounded in the beliefs, values and traditions of the school and aims to allow all students to achieve their full potential. The policy aims to ensure all students are exposed to a quality learning environment, underpinned by an enriching, engaging curriculum. S...

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How STEM Education Must Evolve HOW STEM EDUCATION MUST EVOLVE

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Sep 10, 2019

As millions of students head back to school this fall, it is worth looking at how the education they receive now will prepare them to take on society’s big new challenges. Concerns about personal privacy are growing in an age of increasing digital corporate surveillance, social media platforms...

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IOT IN EDUCATION: HOW IT WORKS IOT IN EDUCATION: HOW IT WORKS

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Sep 10, 2019

If you’ve been following new trends, you’ve likely heard of IoT education (or perhaps Internet of Things education). The online education industry has been really pushing for its use in classrooms, and the Internet of Things has made its way into the lives of more and more people through...

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K-12 engineering education/STEM initiative K-12 ENGINEERING EDUCATION/STEM INITIATIVE

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Sep 10, 2019

ASME INSPIRE is a K-12 STEM education program that uses videos, animations, and real-world scenarios to introduce students to the potential rewards of an engineering career, emphasizing that it is a meaningful profession that can dramatically contribute to improving quality of life.

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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