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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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SAP S/4HANA 1809 Product Launch Video with Bert Schulze SAP S/4HANA 1809 PRODUCT LAUNCH VIDEO WITH BERT SCHULZE

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Sep 18, 2019

Bert Schulze, VP SAP S/4HANA Product Management & Co-Innovation, SAP SE, introduces SAP S/4HANA 1809. In his video, he explains how intelligence is achieved in the latest release, which tools can be used, and the benefits users can take advantage of when using SAP S/4HANA 1809.

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SAP Festival 2019: Innovation Talk by Tom Raftery - People, Planet and Profits SAP FESTIVAL 2019: INNOVATION TALK BY TOM RAFTERY - PEOPLE, PLANET AND PROFITS

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Sep 18, 2019

Few people have the ability to connect technology, business and people with as much insight and relevance as SAP evangelist Tom Raftery. During his Innovation Talk at the SAP Festival in Brussels, Tom highlighted the impact of new technologies on our personal lives and how enterprises need to be tru...

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Jobs ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE FUTURE OF JOBS

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Sep 18, 2019

My role here at SAP is IoT Evangelist. It’s my job to go around and speak about how the Internet of Things is changing the way we live, work, and run our businesses. IoT Evangelist is a job title that didn’t exist 5 or 10 years ago – mainly because the Internet of Things wasn&rsquo...

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Seven reasons why the Internal Combustion Engine is a dead man walking SEVEN REASONS WHY THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE IS A DEAD MAN WALKING

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Sep 18, 2019

The age of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) is over. Electric cars are the future. The transition has just begun, but the move from ICE vehicles to Electric will happen sooner and more quickly than most people suspect. What are the factors that lead me to say this with such confidence? However, ...

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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 regulat...

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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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How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN IMPROVE PHYSICAL SAFETY IN SCHOOLS

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Sep 09, 2019

What solutions should school leaders consider for securing the physical safety and well-being of students and adults? There are options such as cameras and sensors that can detect everything from children using e-cigarettes to individuals entering or exiting school grounds, along with analytics soft...

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THE LEAN STARTUP METHODOLOGY YOU MUST ADOPT WHEN SHIFTING TO EDTECH THE LEAN STARTUP METHODOLOGY YOU MUST ADOPT WHEN SHIFTING TO EDTECH

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Sep 09, 2019

It seems like there are two kinds of planning styles for teachers. The first teacher will plan out the entire academic year, beginning at the end and working backward to the first day of school. The second teacher flies by the seat of their pants, hoping for instructional inspiration on the way in f...

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Free eBook: The Ultimate Guide To Outsource Custom eLearning FREE EBOOK: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO OUTSOURCE CUSTOM ELEARNING

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Sep 09, 2019

eLearning design and development is as much a science as it is an art. Outsourcing custom eLearning development requires careful planning and coordination between both parties. Whether you are new to eLearning and looking for external expertise or looking to outsource part of the effort, this eBook ...

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How can we best use digital technologies in the classroom? HOW CAN WE BEST USE DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES IN THE CLASSROOM?

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Sep 09, 2019

Digital technology tools really do support some ways of learning better than others. The best types of learning environments where they work well are inquiry-based, where there is usually a research project, they’re seeking out information about different things.

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6 Ways to Market Your School Without Social Media 6 WAYS TO MARKET YOUR SCHOOL WITHOUT SOCIAL MEDIA

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Sep 08, 2019

Social media can be exhausting. Knowing when to post, how much to post and what to post is a cyclical series of questions that seems to keep the answers just out of reach. While there are tried and true tips and tricks to maximizing engagement, a school’s marketing lead can have varying degree...

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Revolutionary K-12 education might look like a creative incubator REVOLUTIONARY K-12 EDUCATION MIGHT LOOK LIKE A CREATIVE INCUBATOR

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Sep 08, 2019

As America's mainstream education systems continue to disappoint both parents and students, schooling alternatives present a fresh opportunity and revolutionary approach to teaching children.Collaborative learning communities help students to discover themselves and their passions while parents ...

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How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics HOW K–12 CLASSROOMS CAN BENEFIT FROM ROBOTICS

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Sep 06, 2019

Classrooms are dynamically impacted by the dual forces of technological evolution and student expectation. This is especially critical in K–12 environments as millennials age out of the school system and are replaced by Generation Z. McKinsey & Company notes that Gen Z is composed of digit...

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5 Awesome New Technologies in College Classrooms 5 AWESOME NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN COLLEGE CLASSROOMS

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Sep 06, 2019

Nowadays, a college classroom offers more opportunities for students than ever before. Many of these opportunities are available as a result of awesome technologies that have been specially developed for students. Individuals who are pursuing their degree can communicate with their tutors from anywh...

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3 Fascinating Facts How EdTech Will Affect the Education sector 3 FASCINATING FACTS HOW EDTECH WILL AFFECT THE EDUCATION SECTOR

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Sep 06, 2019

Finduddannelse.dk, a search engine for education has asked EdTech Denmark about the 3 trends that will affect education in the future. EdTechReview (ETR) is a community of and for everyone involved in education technology to connect and collaborate both online and offline to discover, learn, utilize...

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Analytics Can Save Higher Education. Really ANALYTICS CAN SAVE HIGHER EDUCATION. REALLY

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Sep 06, 2019

The Association for Institutional Research (AIR), EDUCAUSE, and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) stand together with a strong sense of urgency to reaffirm higher education’s commitment to the use of data and analytics to make better strategic decisi...

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6 Assistive Technologies That Can Help Students Reach Their Full Potential 6 ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES THAT CAN HELP STUDENTS REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL

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Sep 05, 2019

Over the past 10 years, the number of U.S. students enrolled in special education programs rose 30 percent. In fact, the National Education Association found nearly every general classroom across the country includes at least one student with a disability. As the number of these students continues t...

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Early childhood education critical for child EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CRITICAL FOR CHILD'S DEVELOPMENT: ECDA

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Sep 05, 2019

Singapore recently announced measures such as higher subsidies to make pre-school more affordable and accessible. It had also been building the pipeline of early childhood educators in recent years to support a growing demand for pre-school places.

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How has online tech helped education to progress? HOW HAS ONLINE TECH HELPED EDUCATION TO PROGRESS?

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Sep 05, 2019

One thing that everyone can agree on now is how much impact technology has had on all our lives. This is certainly true for online technology, which makes use of the internet to operate. From streaming music though your smartphone to Skype and emails at work, online tech plays a massive role in how ...

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E-learning helps balance study and work E-LEARNING HELPS BALANCE STUDY AND WORK

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Sep 05, 2019

Over 3 crore students prepare for competitive exams every year in the country. A considerable percentage of them pursue a full-time job as well. In such a scenario, most of them either join evening or weekend coaching classes. This involves travelling to the institute every day after work, or settin...

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What NASA can teach us about education reform WHAT NASA CAN TEACH US ABOUT EDUCATION REFORM

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Sep 04, 2019

If teachers weren't taught to fear failure, could they see greater success in the mission of education? Founder of 4.0 Schools, Matt Candler, questions why school has stayed overwhelmingly the same the past 100 years. As a teacher, he sees the future of schools embracing mutual curiosity in both...

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Blending in Technology Boosts K–12 Instruction BLENDING IN TECHNOLOGY BOOSTS K–12 INSTRUCTION

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Sep 04, 2019

Technology is an ideal vehicle for teachers to better blend classroom instruction with learning opportunities occuring outside of the traditional school day — and outside of the brick-and-mortar school building. By bridging the gap between physical and online spaces, schools see their students...

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10 Must-Have Elements in a Structured Online Learning Journey 10 MUST-HAVE ELEMENTS IN A STRUCTURED ONLINE LEARNING JOURNEY

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Sep 04, 2019

Haven’t we all heard that it’s always about the journey and not the destination? It’s the same for learning as well. Simply dumping content in an online format doesn’t make learning effective. What matters is designing and developing content, keeping in mind adult learning pr...

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Market Signals for Research-Based Education Innovations MARKET SIGNALS FOR RESEARCH-BASED EDUCATION INNOVATIONS

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Sep 04, 2019

Shortly after congressional authorization, and tasked with the mission of accelerating innovation in education, Digital Promise convened leaders from some of the most innovative districts in the United States to identify common barriers and create and share new ideas and methods in education. We hea...

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5 Real Uses of Virtual Reality in Education 5 REAL USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN EDUCATION

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Sep 03, 2019

All people know and understand what is altered, virtual, or imaginary reality because all human beings, from children to elderly adults, have fantasies and dreams. For most of us, such reality seems to be something unimportant and irrelevant when it comes to education, profession, or business and gl...

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Introducing SMART Learning Suite Online INTRODUCING SMART LEARNING SUITE ONLINE

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Sep 03, 2019

SMART Learning Suite Online lets teachers open interactive lessons anywhere, and share them to any student device. Teachers can upload SMART Notebook, PowerPoint® or PDF lessons and augment them with real-time formative assessments, engaging game-based activities and collaborative student co-cre...

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Artificial Intelligence: Preparing Students for the Future with AI ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: PREPARING STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE WITH AI

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Sep 03, 2019

Fortunately, there are many individuals and organizations throughout the world who are working toward building the knowledge base and available resources. Key areas are focused on researching and gaining a deeper understanding of artificial intelligence, the concerns surrounding it, the challenges t...

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CHANGE YOUR EDTECH STARTUP MODEL NOW CHANGE YOUR EDTECH STARTUP MODEL NOW

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Sep 03, 2019

That’s exactly what some edtech entrepreneurs are still doing. They rely on outdated business models that are no longer sustainable or don’t yield the anticipated results. Some entrepreneurs are so committed to their vision to change school culture that they cannot see the forest for the...

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This school-wide action can transform student learning THIS SCHOOL-WIDE ACTION CAN TRANSFORM STUDENT LEARNING

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Sep 02, 2019

One of the most consistent characteristics of high-performing schools is their ability to focus on student learning and limit the number of initiatives they undertake.

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Are You in the Education or Training Business? ARE YOU IN THE EDUCATION OR TRAINING BUSINESS?

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Aug 30, 2019

A few weeks ago a client asked me to provide some insight into the quality of its online courseware and homegrown LMS, which hosts more than 3,500 courses. Although I started overseeing the creation of online programming more than 30 years ago, this shouldn’t make me an expert, especially give...

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What Can Real-Time Data Analytics Do for Higher Education? WHAT CAN REAL-TIME DATA ANALYTICS DO FOR HIGHER EDUCATION?

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Aug 29, 2019

Universities are improving their data analytics programs using real-time dashboards that gather and update student data profiles using multiple data points, from financial information to academic performance, to help advisers and faculty provide better support to students. Some institutions are alre...

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Teaching for Virtue K-12 Classical Education TEACHING FOR VIRTUE K-12 CLASSICAL EDUCATION

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Aug 29, 2019

We believe that the liberal arts in particular and liberal education in general are the surest, most time-tested way to direct students toward a life that is truly free. The liberal arts develop foundational skills that free an individual to investigate the order in things, especially in human speec...

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Why the New Madison Logic Oracle Eloqua Integration is so Exciting for Marketers WHY THE NEW MADISON LOGIC ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION IS SO EXCITING FOR MARKETERS

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Aug 29, 2019

Madison Logic is excited to announce a bi-directional integration with Oracle Eloqua, combining best-in-class lead and campaign management skills with Madison Logic’s global reach and advanced targeting. Now Oracle Marketing Automation users are able to align their messaging and targeting thro...

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Gaming for grades: eSports booming in education sector GAMING FOR GRADES: ESPORTS BOOMING IN EDUCATION SECTOR

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Aug 28, 2019

The report, which surveyed 281 technical and administrative leaders across K-12 and higher education in North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Middle East, found that 1 in 5 schools already have an esports program, and 71% are considering or might consider adding an esports program ...

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What happened to bilingual education? WHAT HAPPENED TO BILINGUAL EDUCATION?

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Aug 28, 2019

Discussions of the benefits of a bilingual education often emphasize how it improves critical thinking, encourages a wider understanding of others and develops unique problem-solving skills. These are all true, but perhaps the most important aspect for many parents is that bilingually educated child...

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Meaning and Applications of Augmented Reality (AR) | Total Assignment Help MEANING AND APPLICATIONS OF AUGMENTED REALITY (AR) | TOTAL ASSIGNMENT HELP

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Aug 28, 2019

This video is all about meaning of Augmented Reality (AR) and its various applications. Augmented Reality (AR) is the union of the digital information and the user’s environment in real time. We will also get to know about the assistance of Augmented Reality (AR) in Education.

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What the education industry must do to protect itself from cyber attacks WHAT THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY MUST DO TO PROTECT ITSELF FROM CYBER ATTACKS

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Aug 28, 2019

Data breaches show no signs of slowing down and companies across many industry verticals fall victim to what now seems to be a regular occurrence. Most attention around data breaches is on the commercial side, with Capital One being the recent high-profile breach, compromising the personal informati...

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Accelerating Affordability for College Students ACCELERATING AFFORDABILITY FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

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Aug 28, 2019

Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. We offer valuable options at affordable price points, including our industry-leading initiative Cengage Unlimited, the first-of-its-kind all-access digital subscription service for higher education. We embrace innovation to create l...

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Improving the Opportunity to Learn for All IMPROVING THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FOR ALL

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Aug 28, 2019

When the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools initiative came to Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville, Kentucky, principals and teachers knew things were going to change as their students experienced the benefits of technology in the classroom. What they couldn’t have known was how qui...

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Artificial Intelligence, Authentic Impact: How Educational AI is Making the Grade ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, AUTHENTIC IMPACT: HOW EDUCATIONAL AI IS MAKING THE GRADE

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Aug 27, 2019

Adoption of artificial intelligence is on the rise: According to research firm Gartner, 37 percent of organizations have now “implemented AI in some form,” and adoption is up 270 percent over the past four years.  Schools are following suit: Technavio’s “Artificial Intel...

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Career and Technical Education: Digital Design Business CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION: DIGITAL DESIGN BUSINESS

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Aug 27, 2019

Shawnee Mission School District has been dedicated to providing outstanding educational opportunities to all students. The Shawnee Mission School District is the third largest school district in Kansas with more than 27,000 students and 4,300 employees.

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The Microsoft Educator Center - Teach Your Best! THE MICROSOFT EDUCATOR CENTER - TEACH YOUR BEST!

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Aug 26, 2019

The Microsoft Educator Center provides on-demand courses that let you earn professional development credit on your own time. Courses focus on integrating technology into your teaching, and how to use tools like OneNote, Sway, and Office Mix.

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How Learning Theories Affect eLearning? HOW LEARNING THEORIES AFFECT ELEARNING?

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Aug 26, 2019

The behaviorist learning theory is perhaps the oldest of learning theories, used by many educators of the past to teach and instruct learners. According to this theory, learning is an observable change in the behavior of the learner that originates from external conditions. Thus, this theory is all ...

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GETTING EDTECH AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES LIST APPROVAL IN EACH STATE IN THE U.S. GETTING EDTECH AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES LIST APPROVAL IN EACH STATE IN THE U.S.

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Aug 26, 2019

You’ve got the solution for the challenges that educators face. Your edtech product has launched and your educational resources are ready for classroom use. Already, your future consumers are eagerly waiting for them with great anticipation because you’ve saturated the market with advert...

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Are live classes killing offline coaching business? ARE LIVE CLASSES KILLING OFFLINE COACHING BUSINESS?

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Aug 26, 2019

The education and employment industry is going through a sea change. Receiving the same amount of education as a coaching centre can provide is now available at the click of a mouse. Over the past 2-3 decades, the private coaching business has become a huge industry, but will be get affected by live...

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SSD vs. HDD: How Can Each Benefit Higher Education? SSD VS. HDD: HOW CAN EACH BENEFIT HIGHER EDUCATION?

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Aug 22, 2019

When it comes to selecting the PCs, laptops and servers that will power higher education institutions, administrators face a number of choices, including the type of drive that powers these technologies. The question of whether to select solid-state drives (SSD) or hard disk drives (HDD) has become ...

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Reliability concerns raised over pi-top’s STEM learning laptop RELIABILITY CONCERNS RAISED OVER PI-TOP’S STEM LEARNING LAPTOP

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Aug 22, 2019

TechCrunch has learned of a safety issue and a number of product reliability questions being raised about a modular computer made by a London edtech startup that’s intended for children to learn coding and electronics. The product, called the pi-top 3, is a Raspberry Pi-powered laptop with a k...

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IS VIRTUAL REALITY THE FUTURE OF ONLINE LEARNING? IS VIRTUAL REALITY THE FUTURE OF ONLINE LEARNING?

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Aug 22, 2019

Education is driving the future of VR more than any other industry outside of gaming. Here's why virtual reality gets such high marks for tutoring, STEM development, field trips and distance education. It’s the Fall 2018 semester and a group of anthropology students are deep in concentrati...

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Anatomy of Today’s Global Traveler ANATOMY OF TODAY’S GLOBAL TRAVELER

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Aug 22, 2019

Where does the modern traveler come from? Where is s/he going? How does s/he get there? As the world grows ever-smaller, more and more people are traveling to a growing number of places each year. Increasingly, they’re getting there by leveraging digital tools. Savvy travel and hospitality bra...

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AN ONLINE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR STUDENTS TO LEARN STEM, CODING AND ROBOTICS WITH VIRTUAL CYBER ROBOTS AN ONLINE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR STUDENTS TO LEARN STEM, CODING AND ROBOTICS WITH VIRTUAL CYBER ROBOTS

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Aug 22, 2019

CoderZ is an innovative and fun learning platform for students worldwide to engage in robotics, computer science, and STEM to foster 21st century skills. Using simulated 3D virtual cyber robots, students learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics while engaging in challenging tiered miss...

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Student attitudes towards STEM Education STUDENT ATTITUDES TOWARDS STEM EDUCATION

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Aug 22, 2019

The Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science commissioned a study to examine the attitudes of Australian students towards STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). In this infographic, we take a look at some of the findings.

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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Lionbridge Brand Video LIONBRIDGE BRAND VIDEO

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Aug 21, 2019

Our roots began in translation but what we do today goes well beyond – from content creation to linguistics, to artificial intelligence (AI). We create global relevance, driven by humanity and amplified by technology. Connecting our customers with their communities and driving brand awareness....

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Good With Money: Students learn early financial lessons GOOD WITH MONEY: STUDENTS LEARN EARLY FINANCIAL LESSONS

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Aug 21, 2019

It's never too early to start becoming good with money. Students are learning that their efforts in high school could pay dividends well into the future. Alicia Pattillo explains.

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The 5 US colleges that pay off the most for business students THE 5 US COLLEGES THAT PAY OFF THE MOST FOR BUSINESS STUDENTS

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Aug 21, 2019

Business is the most popular undergraduate major for U.S. college students. According to the most recent figures from the Department of Education, U.S. colleges and universities confer some 371,694 bachelor business degrees each year. Majoring in business can open doors to a wide range of profession...

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Pains and Gains – A VR Story in the Classroom PAINS AND GAINS – A VR STORY IN THE CLASSROOM

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Aug 21, 2019

VR in the classroom is a hot topic these days, fresh on the lips of enthusiastic instructors and neophyte teachers alike. However, this new-ish device is fraught with a painful and potentially expensive learning curve, and an industry pointing teachers in one direction. Is that direction, a teacher-...

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as v...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets.  You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design).  But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in t...

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Assessment for Learning Strategies - Monitoring students’ learning ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING STRATEGIES - MONITORING STUDENTS’ LEARNING

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Aug 20, 2019

The best part of working in education is seeing learners make progress in their lives. That’s our inspiration, and the inspiration behind the products and services, resources and ideas.

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How Artificial Intelligence Enhances Education HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ENHANCES EDUCATION

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Aug 20, 2019

Artificial intelligence has a transformative power. AI changed business, banking, governmental processes, marketing, and any other industry you could think of. It changed education, too. Technology has become an inevitable aspect of the way we approach the learning process.During UNESCO's Mobile...

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College Help Desks Use Modern Tech Solutions to Enhance Services COLLEGE HELP DESKS USE MODERN TECH SOLUTIONS TO ENHANCE SERVICES

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Aug 20, 2019

Education sector help desks have one of the lowest initial response times — 27.7 hours, on average — out of nearly 20 industries, according to a comparison of over 20,000 customer metrics by software provider Zendesk. Only two segments, manufacturing and the nonprofit sector, provided sl...

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WHY E-TEXTBOOKS HAVEN’T TAKEN OVER SCHOOLS WHY E-TEXTBOOKS HAVEN’T TAKEN OVER SCHOOLS

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Aug 19, 2019

E-textbooks have not replaced paper books at schools. There are many reasons why e-textbooks are not taking off. Let’s look at a few of them. Even when they have bought an e-textbook, many students print it out so they can make notes and highlight important parts of the text while they are stu...

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Seven Education Trends That Are Driving Tech Implementations SEVEN EDUCATION TRENDS THAT ARE DRIVING TECH IMPLEMENTATIONS

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Aug 19, 2019

Many trends in the education market are technology-driven. Classrooms from kindergarten to doctoral degree courses have evolved from the traditional pedagogy method of a teacher in front of a class to employing a variety of IT solutions that keep students engaged and learning. Managed services provi...

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Microsoft Education: How to become a Microsoft Innovation Educator MICROSOFT EDUCATION: HOW TO BECOME A MICROSOFT INNOVATION EDUCATOR

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Aug 19, 2019

Microsoft Education-Become a Microsoft Innovative Educator! Welcome to a whole new way to get training and resources to innovate in your classroom. Learn and explore with standards-based professional development and activities and earn badges and certificates on a personalized hub.

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Advance Study Method | How Movies & Web-Series Can Help in Effective Study ADVANCE STUDY METHOD | HOW MOVIES & WEB-SERIES CAN HELP IN EFFECTIVE STUDY

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Aug 18, 2019

In this video we are going to discuss, The concept of Neurocinematic and how it will help in your career growth like laser-sharp concentration & focus, interest development and improvement in attention span or Concentration.

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Why Choose An LMS For Middle/High Schools WHY CHOOSE AN LMS FOR MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOLS

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Aug 17, 2019

Usually, children and teenagers have a shorter attention span than adults. However, many teachers believe that younger generations have even shorter attention spans because they are plugged into technological devices most of the time. "A Pew Internet survey of nearly 2,500 teachers found that 8...

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4 Steps to a More Secure Higher Education Network 4 STEPS TO A MORE SECURE HIGHER EDUCATION NETWORK

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Aug 16, 2019

Education institutions are among the most common targets for cyberattacks, which means universities will need to be prepared when bad actors try to breach their networks. A recent report IT security company Mimecast found universities reported nine times as many cyberattacks-per-user compared to an ...

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Is learner-centred education ‘best practice’? IS LEARNER-CENTRED EDUCATION ‘BEST PRACTICE’?

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Aug 16, 2019

Learner-centred education (LCE) and related specific methods such as activity-based, inquiry-based and problem-based learning are widely promoted internationally as examples of ‘best practice’ pedagogy. While it can be a slippery term with different understandings and associated practice...

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5 tips for getting an affordable college education 5 TIPS FOR GETTING AN AFFORDABLE COLLEGE EDUCATION

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Aug 15, 2019

Most people seeking a job or hiring for a job can attest to the importance of formal education. Not only is the training important, but the commitment to finishing school is also appealing to employers. However, paying for formal education is not always feasible. Education costs have risen astronomi...

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USING THE POWER AND PROMISE OF EDTECH TO EMPOWER ADULT LEARNERS USING THE POWER AND PROMISE OF EDTECH TO EMPOWER ADULT LEARNERS

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Aug 15, 2019

An estimated 36 million adults in the U.S. lack the basic math, language, and digital literacy skills necessary to find well-paying jobs and navigate public and social systems. Technology can increase access to education and provide access to personalized learning so everyone can have success in the...

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What is the state-of-art STEM teaching model in a rural area? WHAT IS THE STATE-OF-ART STEM TEACHING MODEL IN A RURAL AREA?

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Aug 15, 2019

Our action hopes to let more people know that science education in such area is extremely needed, as the children need to face a high-technology based society, and educating science may be the effective way to avoid they becoming the relatively weak minority in future.

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2020 Content Marketing Spectrum 2020 CONTENT MARKETING SPECTRUM

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Aug 14, 2019

This is a video explainer of the difference between Content Marketing, Branded Content and Native Advertising - with examples to help put it all into context.Accompanying video that tried to separate signal from noise on the different approaches of content in the business.

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals...

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The History of Content Marketing THE HISTORY OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2019

If you want some insights into where the content marketing industry may be headed, it might just help to take a look at where it’s been. As we pointed out when CMI shared its History of Content Marketing infographic in 2012, brands have been telling their stories to audiences for hundreds of y...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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How educators can use edtech to teach students essential real-life skills HOW EDUCATORS CAN USE EDTECH TO TEACH STUDENTS ESSENTIAL REAL-LIFE SKILLS

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Aug 13, 2019

Technology in the classroom continues to transform the way that teachers teach and students learn. Simple techniques such as incorporating videos into learning or making lectures available online are already breaking down barriers when it comes to different learning styles, teaching students from a ...

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How Rush University Creates a Center for Lifelike Learning HOW RUSH UNIVERSITY CREATES A CENTER FOR LIFELIKE LEARNING

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Aug 13, 2019

The Rush Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation, part of Chicago’s Rush University, is designed to help faculty achieve a critical mission: teaching students in four separate colleges the skills they’ll need throughout their medical careers. To do that, the 20,000-square-foot facility...

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Student Tech Devices in the Classroom STUDENT TECH DEVICES IN THE CLASSROOM

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Aug 13, 2019

It’s no surprise that tech devices have grown tremendously in the classroom over the past few years. But how are these devices being used? Which devices do schools purchase for their students? The below infographic answers those questions and more. We would love to hear from you on how you use...

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Welcome to a New World of Innovating Education WELCOME TO A NEW WORLD OF INNOVATING EDUCATION

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Aug 13, 2019

In a recent survey, 68% of schools ranked student success as a topthree goal for innovation, with just under half considering it their top goal.2 Innovation, defined as the implementation of new initiatives to drive growth, increase revenue, reduce cost, differentiate experience, or adjust the value...

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AUTOMATED SPEECH RECOGNITION AND THE FUTURE OF STUDYING AUTOMATED SPEECH RECOGNITION AND THE FUTURE OF STUDYING

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Aug 12, 2019

Tech giants have introduced the world to their speech recognition platforms and we are now accustomed to speaking to Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa. This technology has changed the way we find information and it is poised to change the way students study. Auto...

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Is Online Learning More Effective than Face-to-Face Learning? IS ONLINE LEARNING MORE EFFECTIVE THAN FACE-TO-FACE LEARNING?

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Aug 12, 2019

Just like every single aspect of our lives is touched by technology and innovation, education has also evolved at an incredible speed over the past several years. Old-school methods are still applied in most renowned educational institutions, while some are very open-minded and have started implemen...

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Should Education Be More Personalised? SHOULD EDUCATION BE MORE PERSONALISED?

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Aug 12, 2019

School is based on an outdated model of education, created after the workhouse era. At the very least it’s a way of getting a standardised education stamp on the general populous and it’s still based on a system preparing people for industry.

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5 Essential Design Tips For Implementing Emotional Learning 5 ESSENTIAL DESIGN TIPS FOR IMPLEMENTING EMOTIONAL LEARNING

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Aug 11, 2019

If learning design theory consists of a new effort to describe the foundational components of the educational process, it goes without saying that it needs conceptual and technical tools to describe who is involved in a learning activity. It's also important to include resources that are require...

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For Higher Education, Try Taking Courses in Marijuana FOR HIGHER EDUCATION, TRY TAKING COURSES IN MARIJUANA

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Aug 09, 2019

At least two U.S. universities have just introduced high-level courses for students interested in a career in the marijuana business. Maryland University’s School of Pharmacy will offer a master’s degree in medical cannabis. Cornell University—an Ivy League school apparently branch...

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Back to School 2019: 7 Trends to Watch BACK TO SCHOOL 2019: 7 TRENDS TO WATCH

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Aug 09, 2019

Before classes start up again, parents and students will be doing some serious back-to-school shopping. It’s estimated that more than half of all school-related purchasing occurs in the summer and early fall. This intense period of interest in a wide range of products is a powerful opportunity...

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Community college enrollment crisis? HISTORICAL TRENDS IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENROLLMENT COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENROLLMENT CRISIS? HISTORICAL TRENDS IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENROLLMENT

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Aug 09, 2019

Community college enrollment has been in decline nationally since peaking in 2010. This report will put the recent community college trends into perspective by reviewing community college enrollment from 2001 through 2017, and by examining concurrent trends that are related to community college enro...

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THE INTERNET OF THINGS FOR EDUCATION: A BRIEF GUIDE THE INTERNET OF THINGS FOR EDUCATION: A BRIEF GUIDE

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Aug 08, 2019

The Internet of Things, or IoT, refers to the billions of physical devices around the world that are now connected to the internet, collecting and sharing data. Thanks to cheap processors and wireless networks, anything with a sensor can become part of the IoT. Educational platforms, students’...

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Top 3 Emerging Higher Education Programs Of 2019 TOP 3 EMERGING HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS OF 2019

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Aug 08, 2019

Higher education inquiry volume was up 2.2% in the first half of 2019 compared to the last half of 2018 according to the H1 2019 Higher Education Inquiry Generation Review published by Digital Media Solutions® (DMS). The top five program categories in H1 2019 (January-June) were health, business...

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Study tips & overcoming challenges STUDY TIPS & OVERCOMING CHALLENGES

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Aug 08, 2019

You may have lots of questions about studying abroad, so we asked some of our International Study Centre students to share some of their best tips and tricks about being an international student.

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USING HOLOGRAMS AS CLASSROOM TEACHERS: SCIENCE FICTION OR REALITY? USING HOLOGRAMS AS CLASSROOM TEACHERS: SCIENCE FICTION OR REALITY?

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Aug 07, 2019

Human beings are learning in fundamentally different ways than in years past thanks to eLearning platforms. Now, the number of students enrolled in an online learning course is increasing.  eLearning teaching methods have opened the door for all kinds of possibilities in virtual teaching enviro...

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3 Proven Classroom Management Tips Classroom Management 3 PROVEN CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT TIPS CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

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Aug 07, 2019

What are some proven classroom management tips?  think if you asked like 100 different veteran teachers, you'd get 100 different answers.  There are so many good tips for classroom management, but let me give you my top three.

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HOW CAN SMART CITY TECHNOLOGIES IMPACT EDUCATION? HOW CAN SMART CITY TECHNOLOGIES IMPACT EDUCATION?

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Aug 07, 2019

There are many technical definitions for the term “smart cities”, but this one by Interesting Engineering puts it succinctly, so it’s clear: Smart cities use technology to better population’s living experiences, operating as one big data-driven ecosystem. Data collection will...

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THE PROMISING FUTURE OF THE GAME-BASED LEARNING MARKET THE PROMISING FUTURE OF THE GAME-BASED LEARNING MARKET

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Aug 06, 2019

The advent and success of game-based learning have done away with the educational stigma that enjoyment and education exist on separate planes, only intersecting in short bursts in a seemingly accidental fashion. This groundbreaking methodology of teaching and learning is thriving as an industry, go...

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Four Mega Trends Reshaping Global Learning FOUR MEGA TRENDS RESHAPING GLOBAL LEARNING

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Aug 06, 2019

Imagine school as a series of community-connected projects and skill sprints that develop leadership, collaboration and problem solving skills. Imagine a web of supports that help you make the kind of contribution you’re capable of making. Visit an innovative new school like Purdue Polytechnic...

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Back to school technology that helps kids learn BACK TO SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY THAT HELPS KIDS LEARN

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Aug 06, 2019

Thousands of St. Louis students are headed back to class next week. Is your little scholar ready for straight As? Tech gadgets can help students excel in and out of the classroom. Tech lifestyle expert Carley Knobloch shows us new products and tools.

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4 Tips For Designing Authentic Custom eLearning 4 TIPS FOR DESIGNING AUTHENTIC CUSTOM ELEARNING

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Aug 05, 2019

Using scenarios and simulations allows learners to build skills through practice while giving them a safe place to make mistakes. With this approach, you can easily weave authenticity into all aspects of the eLearning—its look, feel, and sound. To authentically design eLearning courses, you mu...

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The Real Value of Education in 2019 THE REAL VALUE OF EDUCATION IN 2019

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Aug 05, 2019

What is the real value of education? This may seem like a silly question with an obvious answer; however, the United States is in the middle of a crisis that calls these “obvious” answers into question. Americans have been burdened with $1.5 trillion in student debt and the educational s...

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will technology transform education for the better? WILL TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORM EDUCATION FOR THE BETTER?

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Aug 05, 2019

In recent years, there has been widespread excitement around the transformative potential of technology in education. In the United States alone, spending on education technology has exceeded $13 billion.1 Programs and policies to promote the use of education technology (or “ed tech”)&md...

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The difference between Education and School THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EDUCATION AND SCHOOL

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Aug 05, 2019

The only thing I want to change in schools is that schools should focus on building collaboration rather than competition , everone should have a chance to take a subject that they like and finally they should have exams, but not the ones we are doing right now. A multiple choice question can't ...

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How Higher Education Uses Social Media HOW HIGHER EDUCATION USES SOCIAL MEDIA

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Aug 05, 2019

Schools are on a short list of organizations that have been notoriously slow to adopt emerging tech. But within the last few years, as social media becomes more integral to students' lives, educational institutions are finally catching on, and catching up.When it comes to higher ed, there are no...

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HOW HAS THE INTERNET CHANGED EDUCATION? HOW HAS THE INTERNET CHANGED EDUCATION?

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Aug 04, 2019

In fact, most students’ (an incredible 93 percent) first instinct when confronted with a research problem is to turn to Google or Bing to get information rather than going to the library, and despite the best efforts of faculty to discourage its use, Wikipedia is the research resource that is ...

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Intellectual Disability and College? It Is Possible! INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY AND COLLEGE? IT IS POSSIBLE!

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Aug 04, 2019

Hear from college students with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are enrolled at University of Northern Colorado, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and Arapahoe Community College!

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It’s time to reform university education IT’S TIME TO REFORM UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

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Aug 04, 2019

The Commission of University Education (CUE) released a report raising concerns about PhD degrees awarded by Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). The report arose out of an investigation following the 33rd graduation ceremony at the institution whereat 118 PhDs were awarde...

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Adult Learners Come to Campus with Unique Technology Needs ADULT LEARNERS COME TO CAMPUS WITH UNIQUE TECHNOLOGY NEEDS

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Aug 03, 2019

As technology brings sweeping changes to business, healthcare, government and other fields, a similarly dramatic shift is happening in the workforce.  Many workers never envisioned a day they’d need to go back to college to stay employable. They now find themselves pursuing different degr...

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Are we ready for a whole new world of education technology in the future? ARE WE READY FOR A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE FUTURE?

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Aug 02, 2019

Unlike the society of the past where changes were slow, today’s is a rapidly changing world. Gone are the days when people watched just one channel on black and white television sets,had only one radio channel to listen to, a single landline phone for their homes and one work place throughout ...

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Here’s How You can Use Social Media to Study Smarter and Ensure Stellar Academic Performance HERE’S HOW YOU CAN USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO STUDY SMARTER AND ENSURE STELLAR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

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Aug 02, 2019

In this smartphone-obsessed world, social media plays an integral role in the education field. Social media offers innumerable opportunities for learning and collaboration. Students, teachers, and educational institutes can make the most of social media while making learning more engaging and intere...

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STATE OF VIDEO IN EDUCATION 2019 Insights and trends STATE OF VIDEO IN EDUCATION 2019 INSIGHTS AND TRENDS

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Aug 01, 2019

What do the students themselves expect, in terms of how video will play a part in their education? Unsurprisingly for a generation raised on YouTube, they expect a lot. 82% of respondents viewed students’ expectations for how much video should be part of their learning experience as increasing...

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FOUR IDEAS FOR REFORMING HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY-MAKING FOUR IDEAS FOR REFORMING HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY-MAKING

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Aug 01, 2019

College students are looking for fresh perspectives, schools with their best interest in mind, and a place to grow academically and professionally in higher education. While many institutions have been serving students for decades (even centuries!), there is always room for improvement. Contemporary...

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Alt-Education Is Filling a Void that Colleges Can’t ALT-EDUCATION IS FILLING A VOID THAT COLLEGES CAN’T

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Aug 01, 2019

Is college worth it? Given the fast pace at which information and technology are advancing, the ever-increasing cost of tuition, and the alternatives available on the market today, the choice of whether to attend college may not be as cut and dried as it once was. A Washington Post article reports: ...

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Future-Proof Your Career with Lifetime Education FUTURE-PROOF YOUR CAREER WITH LIFETIME EDUCATION

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Aug 01, 2019

In today’s business environment, it’s easier than ever to become irrelevant. New knowledge is being created at such a pace that we can barely keep up, and it’s perpetually expanding. Today’s workers need to keep a finger on the pulse of developments in their fields and consta...

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Early Adopters Pioneer Virtual Reality Use in Higher Education EARLY ADOPTERS PIONEER VIRTUAL REALITY USE IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Aug 01, 2019

Students aren’t donning headsets to participate in virtual reality lessons on most college campuses yet, and you won’t find VR on EDUCAUSE’s list of the top 10 strategic technologies institutions are expected to implement this year. But a number of institutions have embraced VR tec...

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We Need to Talk About Race in Higher Education WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT RACE IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Aug 01, 2019

This report examines data across 11 chapters that provide a foundation from which the higher education community and its many stakeholders can draw insights, raise new questions.

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FOR EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY TO WORK, IT HAS TO EVOLVE FOR EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY TO WORK, IT HAS TO EVOLVE

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Jul 31, 2019

Schools are being watched more closely than ever and are being held more accountable for the education of their students. But, what does this accountability mean and who is responsible? In America, every child has the right to attend school from kindergarten through high school. American children ar...

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Why People Are Turning to Online Technology for Education WHY PEOPLE ARE TURNING TO ONLINE TECHNOLOGY FOR EDUCATION

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Jul 31, 2019

Most people are well aware of the importance of a good education when it comes to shaping their future. Your educational achievements can affect the type of work you are able to get, the level of earnings you get to enjoy, and what your quality of life will be like. However, in years gone by, not ev...

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Students given tools to succeed in College STUDENTS GIVEN TOOLS TO SUCCEED IN COLLEGE

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Jul 31, 2019

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars help dozens of students succeed in college. Being successful in college requires the ability to learn effectively in a variety of learning contexts and to demonstrate what you have learned.

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THE TEACHER THE TEACHER'S GUIDE FOR USING SOCIAL MEDIA

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Jul 31, 2019

In the modern digital world, classroom teachers are seeing social media as a growing force for teaching and learning. From class blogs and Facebook pages to students using LInkedIn to create professional online resumes, it's everywhere. Social media has proven itself again and again as a force f...

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Transformative Teaching and Learning in Further Education TRANSFORMATIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING IN FURTHER EDUCATION

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Jul 31, 2019

Education is one of the most valuable investments that any government can make. It has the power to transform and enrich our lives in so many ways, with benefits for individuals, employers and our society as a whole. But in recent years Tory austerity has led to our education system being chronicall...

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FOUR ACTIVITIES TO INCREASE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION FOUR ACTIVITIES TO INCREASE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Jul 30, 2019

Professors are finding it harder to engage their students in today world. When students enroll in higher education institutions, they are looking for a meaningful and contemporary education to prepare them for the ever-changing job market. However, students feel their education is lacking and find i...

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Giving students a V.O.I.C.E. in your classroom GIVING STUDENTS A V.O.I.C.E. IN YOUR CLASSROOM

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Jul 30, 2019

Look around you! Everything is constantly on the move, changing rapidly, adapting to new needs and contexts of life. But what happened to teaching and learning? These concepts seem to be stuck somewhere in time not being able to fit our reality. If we want to evolve truly and meaningfully, society s...

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How to Make the Most of Virtual College Tours HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF VIRTUAL COLLEGE TOURS

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Jul 30, 2019

Colleges are tapping into 360-degree video and virtual reality to welcome prospective students to campus from hundreds or even thousands of miles away. A virtual tour can function as an early sorting tool for students weighing colleges or as a substitute for those unable to visit. Either way, colleg...

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Records show history of long ESA delays at Dept of Education RECORDS SHOW HISTORY OF LONG ESA DELAYS AT DEPT OF EDUCATION

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Jul 30, 2019

Records obtained by Arizona Mirror show that missed deadlines in approving applications for the state’s school voucher program were a common occurrence under former state schools Superintendent Diane Douglas, though the Republican didn’t face the sort of outcry that her Democratic succes...

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Discipline Reform through the Eyes of Teachers DISCIPLINE REFORM THROUGH THE EYES OF TEACHERS

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Jul 30, 2019

Recent studies suggest that top-down approaches to reducing out-of-school suspension (OSS) can be problematic. Yet when it comes to understanding the costs and/or benefits of suspensions in general, many discipline scholars believe we are at an impasse, and the public debate over discipline policy r...

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Classroom Training And eLearning: Why Blending Them Is The Right Choice CLASSROOM TRAINING AND ELEARNING: WHY BLENDING THEM IS THE RIGHT CHOICE

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Jul 30, 2019

Availability of Subject Matter Experts and coaches to adapt to participant needs and questions live group interaction collaboration demonstration role-modelling, and mentoring. Greater capacity for hands-on experiences with physical devices and equipment. Addresses topics and issues that are outside...

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The U.S. Education System is Ripe for Innovation—And Investment Can Help THE U.S. EDUCATION SYSTEM IS RIPE FOR INNOVATION—AND INVESTMENT CAN HELP

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Jul 29, 2019

Education is a powerful tool. Often seen as an opportunity for advancement both socially and economically, education lies at the center of a country’s ability to grow, thrive and compete in the global economy. It’s no secret; however, that student performance and equitable access to qual...

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SECONDARY EDUCATION IN AFRICA: PREPARING YOUTH FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK SECONDARY EDUCATION IN AFRICA: PREPARING YOUTH FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

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Jul 29, 2019

Secondary education will be a key platform for young people in Africa to enter the world of work. Only nine percent of African youth attend university or other tertiary-level education. 2 As access is broadened, most youth who leave secondary education, whether during their lower or upper secondary ...

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4-H Partners with Google to Promote STEM Education 4-H PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE TO PROMOTE STEM EDUCATION

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Jul 29, 2019

We learn how a recent Google grant to National 4-H could help Oklahoma 4-H members continue to build leadership skills. SUNUP is a production of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University. Copyright 2019, Oklahoma State University.

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Gen Z and how to engage them with eLearning. GEN Z AND HOW TO ENGAGE THEM WITH ELEARNING.

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Jul 29, 2019

Gen Z, another complex label for a new group of learners. The successor to millennials, Gen Z make up 25% of the US population. This infographic explores the key facts about Gen Z and how you can engage them with eLearning. A growing number of institutional investors are seeking to improve cost effi...

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The future of immersive education will be live, social, and personalized THE FUTURE OF IMMERSIVE EDUCATION WILL BE LIVE, SOCIAL, AND PERSONALIZED

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Jul 28, 2019

The latest tech news, products and live coverage: hi-fi, home cinema, streaming systems, wireless speakers, smartphones, TVs and more - What Hi-Fi.  The latest tech news from WIRED covering the latest from tech giants like Google and Apple, and the technology issues of the day.

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The Value of A Liberal Arts Education THE VALUE OF A LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION

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Jul 28, 2019

In modern education, the liberal arts are as relevant as ever. Programs that incorporate the humanities, arts and social sciences all fall into this broader category. This means a considerable amount of college coursework is focused on the key competencies associated with these degrees. Take a look ...

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Terms and conditions of funding for higher education institutions TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF FUNDING FOR HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

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Jul 28, 2019

We will make material revisions to this document only after consulting the higher education sector or its representative bodies. Because these terms and conditions are being issued before funding allocations for the 2018-19 academic year have been determined or announced, the OfS reserves the right ...

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Classroom Learning Vs. eLearning CLASSROOM LEARNING VS. ELEARNING

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Jul 27, 2019

All you need is a PC tablet smartphone with a good internet connection, and you are good to go. Also, many eLearning providers give away courses that can run independently without requiring an internet connection. However, the new-age learning process over the web has yet to cover a major portion in...

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Exploring Immersive Technology in Training and Education EXPLORING IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGY IN TRAINING AND EDUCATION

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Jul 27, 2019

The burgeoning growth of the immersive learning sector has already thrown up several key benefits: with remote training possible, physical distance between experts and businesses has been all but eradicated; real-life situations can be mirrored, allowing employees to reach greater skill levels in le...

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THE BEST CITIES IN THE U.S. FOR TEACHERS THE BEST CITIES IN THE U.S. FOR TEACHERS

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Jul 26, 2019

It is no secret that teachers in the United States have long felt underappreciated and undervalued for the thousands of hours they dedicate to the education of our youth. Thankfully, there are still several cities and states that provide educators with the opportunity to earn a decent salary while s...

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The global education challenge: Scaling up to tackle the learning crisis THE GLOBAL EDUCATION CHALLENGE: SCALING UP TO TACKLE THE LEARNING CRISIS

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Jul 26, 2019

Addressing today  massive global education crisis requires some disruption and the development of a new 21st century aid delivery model built on a strong operational public-private partnership and results-based financing model that rewards political leadership and progress on overcoming priorit...

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How to Use Effectively Virtual Reality in Education? HOW TO USE EFFECTIVELY VIRTUAL REALITY IN EDUCATION?

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Jul 25, 2019

A few years ago, virtual reality (VR) in education was too far out in left field to even be considered feasible. It was too futuristic. The high cost of technology prevented using its capabilities to the full. The early 60s saw the first device capable of creating a thorough virtual reality experien...

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Personalized Learning: Empowering Student Choice PERSONALIZED LEARNING: EMPOWERING STUDENT CHOICE

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Jul 25, 2019

Personalized learning is all about helping students find out what their passions are and what sparks their desire to learn. Schools can empower student choice by providing learning opportunities for every learning style.

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The Value of Higher Education in Texas THE VALUE OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN TEXAS

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Jul 25, 2019

In 2018, the Texas Council of Public University Presidents and Chancellors (CPUPC) collected data about the benefits of earning a bachelor’s degree to individuals, their communities, and the state. The division of marketing and communications at Texas A&M University, College Station, then ...

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6 Strategies For Teaching With Bloom’s Taxonomy 6 STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING WITH BLOOM’S TAXONOMY

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Jul 24, 2019

For decades, education reform has been focused on curriculum, assessment, instruction, and more recently standards, and data, with these efforts only bleeding over into how students think briefly, and by chance. This means that the focus of finite teacher and school resources are not on promoting th...

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Why Is eLearning Content Attractive To The Learners? WHY IS ELEARNING CONTENT ATTRACTIVE TO THE LEARNERS?

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Jul 24, 2019

Face-to-face interaction with learners is not possible in eLearning content, still, learners feel motivated enough not only to engage in eLearning content but also to enjoy learning the skills and knowledge given through the content. In this article, some specialties of eLearning content are explain...

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PRIVATE COLLEGES IN PERIL: FINANCIAL PRESSURES AND DECLINING ENROLLMENT MAY LEAD TO MORE CLOSURES PRIVATE COLLEGES IN PERIL: FINANCIAL PRESSURES AND DECLINING ENROLLMENT MAY LEAD TO MORE CLOSURES

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Jul 24, 2019

Financial pressure is leading to more and more colleges closing or considering closure. To those who work closely with the financial health of their financial institutions, closure is becoming a genuine possibility. Between 2016 and 2018, the confidence from private college’s CFO’s about...

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Educating for the Future: The Power of Interdisciplinary Spaces EDUCATING FOR THE FUTURE: THE POWER OF INTERDISCIPLINARY SPACES

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Jul 24, 2019

Theresa explores the importance and advantages of an interdisciplinary learning spaces over the single-subject classroom environment. Based on her experience doing genetics research, Theresa saw how real work on big problems is not and cannot be done based on the single subject learning model used i...

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Overview 2019 Healthcare Benefits for Higher Education Employees OVERVIEW 2019 HEALTHCARE BENEFITS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION EMPLOYEES

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Jul 24, 2019

At the time of this report’s publication, the U.S. Senate remains enmeshed in debate over whether to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA, Obamacare). Uncertainty over the future of the ACA and potential loss of access to affordable healthcare for those not currently covered by employer health ...

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9 Crucial classroom accessories every teacher should have 9 CRUCIAL CLASSROOM ACCESSORIES EVERY TEACHER SHOULD HAVE

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Jul 23, 2019

The modern classroom is more challenging than ever, for both students and teachers. High-tech gizmos are making the teaching process easy but they do require time to learn to operate. Of course, there are other classroom accessories that are evergreen and that every teacher will probably need in the...

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Making higher ed great again: Trump seeks workforce-geared education MAKING HIGHER ED GREAT AGAIN: TRUMP SEEKS WORKFORCE-GEARED EDUCATION

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Jul 23, 2019

As some Democratic presidential primary candidates are prescribing drastic higher education policy ideas, President Donald Trump sees pushing a workforce-oriented education system as the best way to “Keep America Great.” While specific proposals are not outlined on his campaign website, ...

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FOUR COGNITIVE SKILLS SUPERCHARGED BY MUSIC EDUCATION FOUR COGNITIVE SKILLS SUPERCHARGED BY MUSIC EDUCATION

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Jul 23, 2019

In recent times, music programs seem to be one of the elements being reduced or eliminated in schools. However, music has so many educational benefits for all students, not just for those who are musically gifted. Students that are not musically talented can also participate and sharpen different co...

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CONNECTING STEM FROM K TO CAREERS CONNECTING STEM FROM K TO CAREERS

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Jul 23, 2019

This STEM careers initiative addresses the STEM workforce and inspiration gap by bridging industry and classrooms at unprecedented scale. It will be powered by a coalition of corporate leaders and anchored in schools by Discovery Education—a curriculum partner trusted by teachers and school ad...

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How Cherokee Country School District Teachers Use Minecraft: Education Edition in K-12 Classrooms HOW CHEROKEE COUNTRY SCHOOL DISTRICT TEACHERS USE MINECRAFT: EDUCATION EDITION IN K-12 CLASSROOMS

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Jul 23, 2019

Cherokee County School District introduced Minecraft: Education Edition to K-12 teachers as part of a small pilot in 2017. After completing a round of professional development, the pilot educators shared their learnings with other teachers and offered to help with training and onboarding.

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Steps to Earn Money While By Teaching Online STEPS TO EARN MONEY WHILE BY TEACHING ONLINE

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Jul 23, 2019

The Internet has opened the door for everyone to endure education from anywhere across the world. If you want to discover new things and find any difficulty during your study time, you could just search in Google to explore more and learn easily. This has become possible because people are looking t...

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

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Jul 22, 2019

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

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

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Jul 22, 2019

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

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

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Jul 22, 2019

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

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

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Jul 22, 2019

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

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

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Jul 22, 2019

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

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

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Jul 22, 2019

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

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

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Jul 21, 2019

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

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

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Jul 21, 2019

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

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

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Jul 21, 2019

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

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

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Jul 21, 2019

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

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

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Jul 19, 2019

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

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

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Jul 19, 2019

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

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

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Jul 19, 2019

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

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

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Jul 19, 2019

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

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

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Jul 18, 2019

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

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

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Jul 18, 2019

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

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

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Jul 18, 2019

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

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

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Jul 18, 2019

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

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

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Jul 18, 2019

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

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

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Jul 18, 2019

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

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

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Jul 18, 2019

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

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

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Jul 17, 2019

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

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

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Jul 17, 2019

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

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

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Jul 17, 2019

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

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

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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

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Jul 16, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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Surprising Facts About Online Education SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT ONLINE EDUCATION

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Jul 15, 2019

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

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

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Jul 14, 2019

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

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Benefits of Education BENEFITS OF EDUCATION

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Jul 14, 2019

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

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

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Jul 14, 2019

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

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

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Jul 14, 2019

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

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

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Jul 13, 2019

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

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

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Jul 11, 2019

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

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

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Jul 11, 2019

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

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

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Jul 11, 2019

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

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

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Jul 11, 2019

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

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

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Jul 11, 2019

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

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Mobile Learning Trends For 2019 MOBILE LEARNING TRENDS FOR 2019

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Jul 10, 2019

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

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

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Jul 10, 2019

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

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

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Jul 10, 2019

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

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

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Jul 10, 2019

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

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

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Jul 10, 2019

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

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Higher education around the world HIGHER EDUCATION AROUND THE WORLD

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Jul 09, 2019

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

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

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Jul 09, 2019

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

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

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Jul 09, 2019

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

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

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Jul 09, 2019

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

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

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Jul 09, 2019

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

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

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Jul 09, 2019

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

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

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Jul 08, 2019

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

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

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Jul 08, 2019

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

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

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Jul 08, 2019

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

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

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Jul 08, 2019

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

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

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Jul 08, 2019

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

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

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Jul 08, 2019

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

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

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Jul 08, 2019

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

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

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Jul 08, 2019

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

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

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Jul 08, 2019

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

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

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Jul 07, 2019

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

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

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Jul 07, 2019

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

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Higher Education Admissions Policy HIGHER EDUCATION ADMISSIONS POLICY

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Jul 07, 2019

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

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

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Jul 07, 2019

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

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

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Jul 04, 2019

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

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

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Jul 04, 2019

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

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When Virtual Reality Meets Education WHEN VIRTUAL REALITY MEETS EDUCATION

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Jul 03, 2019

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

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

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Jul 02, 2019

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

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

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Jul 02, 2019

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

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

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Jul 02, 2019

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

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

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Jul 02, 2019

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

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

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Jul 02, 2019

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

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

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Jul 01, 2019

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

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

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Jul 01, 2019

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

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

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Jul 01, 2019

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

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

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Jul 01, 2019

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

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

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Jul 01, 2019

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

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

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Jul 01, 2019

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

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

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Jul 01, 2019

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

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Partner Spotlight: Hoonuit’s approach to data and analytics fosters student-centered learning PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: HOONUIT’S APPROACH TO DATA AND ANALYTICS FOSTERS STUDENT-CENTERED LEARNING

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Jun 30, 2019

Microsoft Education and Hoonuit are better together! This new set of tools empowers both educators and school leaders with the insights to improve learning outcomes and drive student-centered decision making.

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

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Jun 30, 2019

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

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Tips for Successfully Implementing SEL TIPS FOR SUCCESSFULLY IMPLEMENTING SEL

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Jun 30, 2019

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

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

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Jun 30, 2019

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

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

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Jun 30, 2019

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

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

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Jun 30, 2019

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

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

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Jun 28, 2019

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

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

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Jun 27, 2019

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

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

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Jun 27, 2019

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

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

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Jun 27, 2019

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

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

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Jun 27, 2019

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

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

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Jun 27, 2019

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

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

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Jun 26, 2019

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

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

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Jun 26, 2019

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

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

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Jun 26, 2019

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

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

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Jun 26, 2019

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

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The Benefits Of Online Education THE BENEFITS OF ONLINE EDUCATION

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Jun 26, 2019

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

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

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Jun 26, 2019

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

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Why Choose Microlearning For Refresher Training? WHY CHOOSE MICROLEARNING FOR REFRESHER TRAINING?

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Jun 25, 2019

Microlearning solutions can be delivered across a variety of mobile devices: iPads, tablets, and smartphones. Microlearning modules make the process of learning and reinforcement easier because they: Are easy to read, comprehend, learn and absorb concentrate on a single learning objective. Microlear...

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

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Jun 25, 2019

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

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

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Jun 25, 2019

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

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

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Jun 25, 2019

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

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

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Jun 25, 2019

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

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

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Jun 25, 2019

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

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

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Jun 25, 2019

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

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

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Jun 24, 2019

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

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

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Jun 24, 2019

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

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

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Jun 24, 2019

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

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

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Jun 24, 2019

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

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

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Jun 24, 2019

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

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

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Jun 24, 2019

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

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

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

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

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Jun 24, 2019

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

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

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Jun 24, 2019

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

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

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Jun 24, 2019

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

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

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Jun 23, 2019

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

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

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Jun 23, 2019

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

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Sharing Professional Development with Students SHARING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WITH STUDENTS

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Jun 22, 2019

A May River High School social studies teacher talked to students about his experiences this summer taking part in the South Carolina Bar Institute and the Riley Institute at Furman Teachers of Government Program.

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

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Jun 21, 2019

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

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

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Jun 21, 2019

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

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

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Jun 20, 2019

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

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

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Jun 20, 2019

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

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

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Jun 20, 2019

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

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

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Jun 20, 2019

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

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

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Jun 20, 2019

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

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

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Jun 19, 2019

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

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

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Jun 19, 2019

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

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

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Jun 19, 2019

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

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Learning Agility For Enterprises LEARNING AGILITY FOR ENTERPRISES

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Jun 19, 2019

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

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

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Jun 19, 2019

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

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

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Jun 19, 2019

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

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

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Jun 19, 2019

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

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

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Jun 19, 2019

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

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

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Jun 18, 2019

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

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Extending the horizons of education EXTENDING THE HORIZONS OF EDUCATION

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Jun 18, 2019

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

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

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Jun 18, 2019

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

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

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Jun 18, 2019

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

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

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Jun 18, 2019

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

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Modernisation Education and Human Rights MODERNISATION EDUCATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS

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Jun 18, 2019

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

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

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Jun 17, 2019

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

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Personalizing Learning with Google Classroom PERSONALIZING LEARNING WITH GOOGLE CLASSROOM

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Jun 17, 2019

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

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

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Jun 17, 2019

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

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

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Jun 17, 2019

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

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

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Jun 16, 2019

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

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

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Jun 16, 2019

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

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

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Jun 14, 2019

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

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

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Jun 13, 2019

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

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MA Creative Arts in Education MA CREATIVE ARTS IN EDUCATION

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Jun 13, 2019

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

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

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Jun 13, 2019

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

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

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Jun 13, 2019

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

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

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Jun 13, 2019

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

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

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Jun 13, 2019

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

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

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Jun 13, 2019

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

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The Birkenbihl Approach of learing THE BIRKENBIHL APPROACH OF LEARING

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Jun 13, 2019

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

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7 Tips for Efficient Learning 7 TIPS FOR EFFICIENT LEARNING

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Jun 13, 2019

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

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

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Jun 13, 2019

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

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

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Jun 12, 2019

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

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Educational robotics in STEM education EDUCATIONAL ROBOTICS IN STEM EDUCATION

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Jun 11, 2019

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

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

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Jun 11, 2019

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

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AMERICA’S TYPICAL TEACHER AMERICA’S TYPICAL TEACHER

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Jun 11, 2019

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

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

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Jun 11, 2019

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

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

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Jun 11, 2019

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

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

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Jun 10, 2019

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

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

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Jun 10, 2019

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

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

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Jun 10, 2019

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

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

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Jun 10, 2019

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

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Designing For Mobile Learning DESIGNING FOR MOBILE LEARNING

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Jun 10, 2019

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

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

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Jun 10, 2019

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

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

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Jun 10, 2019

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

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

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Jun 10, 2019

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

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

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Jun 10, 2019

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

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Understanding the human brain UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN BRAIN

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Jun 10, 2019

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

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

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Jun 10, 2019

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

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The Birkenbihl Approach THE BIRKENBIHL APPROACH

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Jun 10, 2019

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

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

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Jun 09, 2019

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

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

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Jun 09, 2019

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

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

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Jun 09, 2019

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

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

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Jun 07, 2019

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

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

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Jun 07, 2019

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

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Careers education in secondary schools CAREERS EDUCATION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

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Jun 07, 2019

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

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

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Jun 06, 2019

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

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

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Jun 06, 2019

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

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

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Jun 06, 2019

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

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PREPARING TO TEACH DIVERSE STUDENTS PREPARING TO TEACH DIVERSE STUDENTS

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Jun 06, 2019

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

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

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Jun 06, 2019

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

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

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Jun 05, 2019

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

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

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Jun 05, 2019

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

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

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Jun 05, 2019

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

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