2016 ROADMAP TO WEB ACCESSIBILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION

March 21, 2018

Web accessibility is one of the most critical issues facing higher education. Although new web technologies and online media have been a boon for distance and online teaching, students and staff with disabilities have become increasingly disadvantaged. The access gap is exacerbated by the skyrocketing growth of the disabled population due to medical and technological advancements.

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Education Management Services

Education Management Services is a consulting firm to higher education institutions. We primarily focus on adult and online education programming. However, we have expertise in accreditation, strategic planning, curriculum design, among other areas. We also offer a faculty recruiting service through www.eFacultyRecruiter.com.

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THE 4 PILLARS OF EFFECTIVE ONLINE PD

whitePaper | August 20, 2020

Schools face an array of challenges and opportunities, especially considering the diverse needs of students and educators. To meet those opportunities, more administrators are looking for ways to personalize professional development (PD) and support teachers in a lasting, meaningful way. There are four distinct attributes that ensure PD efforts are as successful as possible: the professional learning is personalized, job embedded, both ongoing and sustainable, and tied to evaluations.

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Drive Student Success with Alignment NOW

whitePaper | August 15, 2020

Given the upheaval the pandemic has inflicted on public education this year, school and district leaders will have their hands full as they prepare for the fall. Summer is typically the time when educators reflect on the past year and plan for the next — building schedules, establishing professional learning plans, and deciding how to monitor teaching and learning. But this summer, of course, educators will also be dealing with understanding the depths of learning loss, trauma, and the social emotional needs students face due to the COVID-19 crisis. They will also be developing teaching plans to accelerate learning trajectories and fill in the gaps.

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How artificial intelligence will impact K-12 teachers

whitePaper | February 4, 2020

The teaching profession is under siege. Working hours for teachers are increasing as student needs become more complex and administrative and paperwork burdens increase. According to a recent McKinsey survey, conducted in a research partnership with Microsoft, teachers are working an average of 50 hours a week1 —a number that the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Teaching and Learning International Survey suggests has increased by 3 percent over the past five years.2

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One Hundred Leaders’ View on the Back to School Challenge

whitePaper | August 4, 2020

Over the last few months, the i-Ready team has had a chance to talk to more than 100 district leaders about the challenges they face as they plan for the 2020–2021 school year. We explored their challenges, their reasons to be hopeful, and the tools they believe will be most important for success in the year ahead. While every leader we spoke with had unique stories and circumstances, there were remarkable commonalities in the challenges they described.

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KEEP STUDENTS ON TRACK WITH DATABASE ACCESS

whitePaper | August 9, 2020

More than ever, school and district leaders are increasing their focus on two goals related to student success: closing the academic achievement gap and making sure all K–12 students are equipped with the skills they need to be successful in college and in today’s competitive workforce. The metric for evaluating the most successful schools in the United States has shifted from an exclusive focus on graduation rates to assessing academic and global skill competencies. Students who master the new competencies and are prepared to face an uncertain future in the global information economy and society represent the new standard of success. They are what is known as “future ready.”

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Successful Collaboration Rooms Pay for Themselves

whitePaper | January 20, 2020

This white paper is a road map for ensuring success in your UCC (unified communications and collaboration) spaces. We’ll discuss five key ways you can maximize operations and reduce tech trouble in these environments. By the end, you’ll feel confident that you can empower even the most introverted person to contribute. Otherwise, you’re missing out on the incredible minds who are too shy — or just don’t know how — to join in.

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Education Management Services

Education Management Services is a consulting firm to higher education institutions. We primarily focus on adult and online education programming. However, we have expertise in accreditation, strategic planning, curriculum design, among other areas. We also offer a faculty recruiting service through www.eFacultyRecruiter.com.

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