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Education PLUS is the hidden dividend that learners come to acquire if they are educated in what we call the new pedagogies ‐ powerful new learning modes steeped in real world problem solving now made more telling through recent, rapid developments in the use of technology for interactive learning.

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Mercer University

Mercer University is one of America’s oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs that span the undergraduate liberal arts to doctoral-level degrees. Founded by early 19th century Baptists, Mercer while no longer formally affiliated with the Baptist denomination remains committed to an educational environment that embraces the historic Baptist principles of intellectual and religious freedom, while affirming values that arise from a Judeo-Christian understanding of the world.

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2020 Back to School Giveaway: Enter to Win a $500 Target Gift Card

Article | August 24, 2020

Back-to-school may look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t cherish this time of new beginnings that come along with the new school year. No matter what your teaching environment looks like this year, you’ve already spent a lot of time getting your classroom together, and (probably) spent a lot of money in the process. At Edmentum, we know you work hard to provide the best for your students each and every school year, so we want to reward that effort by giving away one $500 Target gift card to a lucky educator!

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EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

Data Science Skills Guide: Learning Opportunities in COVID-19

Article | August 24, 2020

The demand for data science skills and data-driven decision making has been rapidly accelerating for years. Now, organizations across industries are putting professionals to the test to understand and respond to the drastic shift in business operations and consumer behavior caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Download our free data science guide for an overview of key data science and analytics learning opportunities in today’s unusual economic landscape. Whether you want to explore data science for the first time or advance your career, gain valuable analytics skills that can be applied to a range of job functions, or earn a degree.

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Three More Reasons to Turn on Safety Check School Safety Monitoring

Article | August 24, 2020

If you’re using the Relay Filter, you already have Safety Check – a complete student monitoring platform that can help increase your school safety! If you aren’t using it today, you probably don’t know about. This is definitely a case where what you don’t know CAN hurt you. And Safety Check has seen it all. Safety Check uses machine learning to monitor and analyze activity across the web — across platforms, on search, in G Suite, in chat and mail, and more. And it sends real-time alerts on identified safety risks to designated Safety Check administrators (counselors, safety resource officers, administrators, teachers)

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EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

eBook: How to Convert an In-person Course to an Open edX Course

Article | August 24, 2020

The new reality is making all kinds of companies, organizations, educational institutions, etc., to migrate from an in-person course to an online course. The process is not that easy and if the organization is new to the online courses world, it can be a challenge. When it comes to the right platform, Open edX technology continues to lead in the learning technology space owing to its rich user experience, cross-platform accessibility, and intelligent analytics. However, successfully converting an in-person course to an Open edX course requires a fair amount of analyzing, strategizing, and planning because, without it, you’ll probably end up publishing a long e-book that nobody wants a part of instead of the engaging online course that your material deserves to become.

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Spotlight

Mercer University

Mercer University is one of America’s oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs that span the undergraduate liberal arts to doctoral-level degrees. Founded by early 19th century Baptists, Mercer while no longer formally affiliated with the Baptist denomination remains committed to an educational environment that embraces the historic Baptist principles of intellectual and religious freedom, while affirming values that arise from a Judeo-Christian understanding of the world.

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