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

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Nov 19, 2019

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

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

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Nov 19, 2019

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

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

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Nov 19, 2019

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

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

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Nov 18, 2019

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

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

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Nov 17, 2019

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

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

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Nov 15, 2019

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

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

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Nov 14, 2019

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

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

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Nov 14, 2019

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

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

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Nov 13, 2019

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

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

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Nov 12, 2019

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

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

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Nov 12, 2019

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

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

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Nov 11, 2019

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

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

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Nov 11, 2019

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

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

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Nov 10, 2019

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

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

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Nov 10, 2019

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

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

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Nov 07, 2019

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

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

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Nov 07, 2019

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

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

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Nov 06, 2019

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

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

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Nov 06, 2019

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

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

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Nov 05, 2019

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

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

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Nov 05, 2019

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

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

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Nov 04, 2019

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

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

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Nov 04, 2019

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

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

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Nov 02, 2019

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

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

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Nov 01, 2019

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

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

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Oct 31, 2019

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

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

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Oct 31, 2019

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

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

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Oct 31, 2019

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

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

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Oct 30, 2019

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

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

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Oct 29, 2019

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

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

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Oct 29, 2019

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

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

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Oct 28, 2019

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

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

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Oct 26, 2019

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

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

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Oct 24, 2019

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

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

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Oct 23, 2019

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

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

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Oct 22, 2019

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

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

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Oct 22, 2019

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

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

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Oct 21, 2019

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

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

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Oct 21, 2019

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

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

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Oct 21, 2019

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

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

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Oct 20, 2019

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

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10 essential online teaching terms 10 ESSENTIAL ONLINE TEACHING TERMS

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Oct 20, 2019

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

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

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Oct 17, 2019

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

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

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Oct 17, 2019

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

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

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Oct 16, 2019

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

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

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Oct 16, 2019

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

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

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Oct 15, 2019

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

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

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Oct 15, 2019

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

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

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Oct 14, 2019

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

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

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Oct 14, 2019

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

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

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Oct 13, 2019

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

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

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Oct 12, 2019

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

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

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Oct 10, 2019

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

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

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Oct 10, 2019

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

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

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Oct 10, 2019

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

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

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Oct 09, 2019

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

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

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Oct 09, 2019

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

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

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Oct 08, 2019

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

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

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Oct 07, 2019

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

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

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Oct 07, 2019

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

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

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Oct 06, 2019

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

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

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Oct 05, 2019

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

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

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Oct 03, 2019

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

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

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Oct 03, 2019

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

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

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Oct 02, 2019

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

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

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Oct 01, 2019

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

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

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Oct 01, 2019

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

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

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Sep 29, 2019

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

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

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Sep 29, 2019

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

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

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Sep 28, 2019

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

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

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Sep 27, 2019

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

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

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Sep 26, 2019

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

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

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Sep 25, 2019

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

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

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Sep 25, 2019

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

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

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Sep 24, 2019

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

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

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Sep 24, 2019

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

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

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Sep 23, 2019

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

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

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Sep 22, 2019

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

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

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Sep 21, 2019

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

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

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Sep 20, 2019

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

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

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Sep 19, 2019

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

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

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Sep 19, 2019

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Edtech Start-Up Which Offers Pay-After-Placement Raises INR 11.3 Crore EDTECH START-UP WHICH OFFERS PAY-AFTER-PLACEMENT RAISES INR 11.3 CRORE

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Jun 13, 2019

Like everything else, technology is changing the education sector. It is changing the way it is delivered and taken across all levels, right from Kindergarten to higher education. More work is being done on the internet and the resulting changing landscape of education is creating the need for new t...

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

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Jun 05, 2019

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

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

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Jun 05, 2019

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

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

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Jun 03, 2019

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

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

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Jun 03, 2019

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

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

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Jun 03, 2019

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

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

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Jun 03, 2019

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

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

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Jun 03, 2019

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

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

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Jun 02, 2019

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

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

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Jun 01, 2019

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

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

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May 30, 2019

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

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

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May 30, 2019

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

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

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May 29, 2019

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

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

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May 29, 2019

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

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

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May 29, 2019

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

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

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May 29, 2019

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

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

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May 27, 2019

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

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

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May 27, 2019

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

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

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May 27, 2019

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

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

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May 26, 2019

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

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

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May 23, 2019

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

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

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May 23, 2019

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

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

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May 22, 2019

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

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

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May 22, 2019

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

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

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May 21, 2019

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

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

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May 21, 2019

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

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

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May 20, 2019

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

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

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May 20, 2019

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

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

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May 15, 2019

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

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

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May 14, 2019

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

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

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May 13, 2019

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

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

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May 13, 2019

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

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

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May 12, 2019

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

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

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May 12, 2019

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

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

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May 10, 2019

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

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

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May 08, 2019

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

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

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May 07, 2019

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

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

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May 06, 2019

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

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

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May 04, 2019

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

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

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May 02, 2019

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

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

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May 01, 2019

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

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

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Apr 29, 2019

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

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

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Apr 29, 2019

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

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

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Apr 29, 2019

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

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

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Apr 29, 2019

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

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

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Apr 29, 2019

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

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

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Apr 29, 2019

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

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

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Apr 29, 2019

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

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

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Apr 28, 2019

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

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

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Apr 28, 2019

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

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

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Apr 27, 2019

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

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

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Apr 27, 2019

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

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

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Apr 26, 2019

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

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

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Apr 26, 2019

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

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

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Apr 26, 2019

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

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

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Apr 25, 2019

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

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How Education Tackles Cybersecurity HOW EDUCATION TACKLES CYBERSECURITY

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Apr 25, 2019

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

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

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Apr 25, 2019

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

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

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Apr 24, 2019

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

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

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Apr 24, 2019

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

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

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Apr 24, 2019

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

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

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Apr 24, 2019

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

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

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Apr 24, 2019

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

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

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Apr 24, 2019

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

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

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Apr 24, 2019

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

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

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Apr 24, 2019

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

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

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Apr 24, 2019

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

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

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Apr 23, 2019

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

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

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Apr 23, 2019

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

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

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Apr 23, 2019

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

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

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Apr 23, 2019

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

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

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Apr 22, 2019

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

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

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Apr 22, 2019

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

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

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Apr 22, 2019

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

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

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Apr 22, 2019

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

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

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Apr 22, 2019

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

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

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Apr 22, 2019

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

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

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Apr 22, 2019

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

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

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Apr 22, 2019

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

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

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Apr 22, 2019

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

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

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Apr 22, 2019

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

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

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Apr 22, 2019

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

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

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Apr 22, 2019

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

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

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Apr 21, 2019

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

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

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Apr 20, 2019

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

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

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Apr 20, 2019

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

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

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Apr 20, 2019

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

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

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Apr 20, 2019

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

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

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Apr 20, 2019

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

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

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Apr 19, 2019

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

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

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Apr 19, 2019

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

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

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Apr 19, 2019

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

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EDTECH INNOVATION IN ONLINE EDUCATION EDTECH INNOVATION IN ONLINE EDUCATION

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Apr 19, 2019

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

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

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Apr 19, 2019

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

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

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Apr 19, 2019

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

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

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Apr 19, 2019

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

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Grade inflation is ruining education GRADE INFLATION IS RUINING EDUCATION

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Apr 18, 2019

It is common knowledge that universities have been inflating degree awards in recent years. This week it was reported that hundreds of students with the worst A-level results are going on to get first-class degrees. Some 40 universities awarded firsts to at least a quarter of those with the lowest A...

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A Look at Private Higher Education in the UK A LOOK AT PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE UK

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Apr 18, 2019

The vast majority of higher education in the United Kingdom (UK) has been delivered by public universities and colleges. The titles “University” and “University College” are legally protected, as are degree awarding powers, and these, until recently, have been exclusively loc...

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