EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

AN INTRODUCTION TO LEARNING IN THE METAVERSE

April 30, 2022

AN INTRODUCTION TO LEARNING IN THE METAVERSE
You’ve likely seen the word Metaverse in the media. The opportunities for this “next iteration of the internet” are exciting, especially for learning. In the Metaverse, we imagine students building skills and exploring in shared
virtual spaces without the boundaries of the physical world.

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Knowre

Knowre is an education technology company delivering personalized and engaging learning experiences to students around the globe. Knowre’s revolutionary technology identifies individual student learning gaps and fills those gaps through algorithmically generated curricula and interactive, scaffolded support. Knowre further enhances learning by providing students with an engaging and fun learning environment and teachers with actionable and comprehensive data. Knowre partners with schools, private education companies, and other corporations around the world with the goal of helping students reach their full potential.

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Edruptors 2021: the top international education influencers of the past year

whitePaper | January 20, 2022

Who are the opinion shapers within international education today? ISC Research has explored the question for this first white paper identifying the key education influencers who are followed on social media platforms by people around the world.

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Balanced Leadership for Student Learning: A 2021 Update of McREL’s Research-Based School Leadership Development Program

whitePaper | June 23, 2021

Effective principals have a positive influence on student learning outcomes, as McREL’s analysis has previously found. In this new paper, we review these connections and describe updates to our Balanced Leadership for Student Learning™ professional learning program that help principals have even more impact on student success.

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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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A Human-Centered Vision for Quality Virtual Learning

whitePaper | August 1, 2022

Count educators, students and their families among those who struggled over the last two years, as K-12 schools became the epicenter of turmoil in local communities. Districts faced more scrutiny than ever — with the media tracking remote learning and safety measures as closely as rising COVID-19 cases and with parents gaining a daily window into what their students were (or weren’t) learning. Districts also dealt with the operational and instructional hurdles of “emergency room-to-Zoom” and keeping staff and students healthy, two challenges they had never faced before

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Transitioning to Remote Learning and Progress Monitoring: How One District Connected Home and School During COVID-19

whitePaper | July 14, 2020

As COVID-19 drove school closures, Pocatello/ Chubbuck School District 25 (PCSD 25) moved quickly to transition to remote learning and progress monitoring. Istation’s digital assessments and instructional tools made it easy for students to continue learning at home. Plus, parents as well as teachers maintained a clear view of students’ progress with on-demand data reports, as well as Istation’s home assessments and progress-monitoring tools. Despite unprecedented circumstances, PCSD 25 saw a marked increase in home usage and students’ skill levels climbing.

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What summer learning loss can tell us about the potential impact of school closures on student academic achievement

whitePaper | April 21, 2020

Seasonal learning research allows researchers to compare student learning patterns when school is in versus out of session. While there is some controversy about the magnitude of summer learning lossii,iii three trends are consistent across seasonal learning research findingsiv: achievement typically slows or declines over the summer months, declines tend to be steeper for math than for reading, and the extent (proportionally) of loss increases in the upper grades.

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Spotlight

Knowre

Knowre is an education technology company delivering personalized and engaging learning experiences to students around the globe. Knowre’s revolutionary technology identifies individual student learning gaps and fills those gaps through algorithmically generated curricula and interactive, scaffolded support. Knowre further enhances learning by providing students with an engaging and fun learning environment and teachers with actionable and comprehensive data. Knowre partners with schools, private education companies, and other corporations around the world with the goal of helping students reach their full potential.

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