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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Lola.com

Lola.com makes Agile Travel Management real by providing a super simple way to manage, book and report on business travel, saving employers and travelers time and money. Happy employee travel experiences within a policy can be set up in five minutes. Lola.com uses machine learning and 24/7 support to help travelers easily book trips, while empowering managers to create policies, view budgets and expenditures, and monitor their globetrotting team efficiently. Based in Boston, the company was founded in 2015 by Paul English, co-founder of the travel booking site KAYAK, and is led by CEO Mike Volpe, previously CMO at HubSpot.

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Delighting “Today’s Student” with a One Stop Service Model

whitePaper | October 12, 2022

In growing numbers, colleges and universities turn to a one stop service model to enable students to take care of all of their service needs in one place. Several factors are driving the shift for process re-engineering as it relates to servicing the shifting student expectations.

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Parent Engagement and Student Success

whitePaper | December 19, 2022

Start researching ways to improve outcomes at a school or district and you will quickly notice that parent engagement strategies are often suggested as a method of improving student success (Auerbach, 2007). Parent engagement is a long-studied, often misunderstood, and sometimes controversial topic (Olivos et al., 2011; Shuffelton, 2017)

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Driving Transformational Change in Higher Education

whitePaper | June 30, 2022

To put this idea of driving transformation in perspective, let’s look at another industry first: residential construction. Engaging in a major home renovation can be a significant undertaking and a capital investment. A lot rides on the vision of the architect and the quality of the contractor.

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The “Silent Epidemic” Finds Its Voice Demystifying How Students View Engagement in Their Learning

whitePaper | December 28, 2021

I’m pleased to share this special McREL research report on student engagement, which is unique in several ways: It was researched and written by students supported by McREL researchers, and it is an artifact of a unique moment in modern history, the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.

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Education Matters - Business Education Alliance

whitePaper | February 25, 2020

These goal-oriented and evidence-based projects are designed to improve opportunity for all Alabamians. Among these projects are the recent launching of the Alabama Committee on Credentialing and Career Pathways; Strong Start, Strong Finish; Born Ready; the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, the Advisory Council for Excellence in STEM; and Success Plus. The curriculum incorporates employability skill standards that help students succeed in the workplace, such as problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork, communications, and workplace etiquette.

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Report on the Condition of Education 2023

whitePaper | May 31, 2023

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data related to education in the United States and other nations. It fulfills a congressional mandate to collect, collate, analyze, and report full and complete statistics on the condition of education in the United States; conduct and publish reports and specialized analyses of the meaning and significance of such statistics; assist state and local education agencies in improving their statistical systems; and review and report on education activities in foreign countries.

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Spotlight

Lola.com

Lola.com makes Agile Travel Management real by providing a super simple way to manage, book and report on business travel, saving employers and travelers time and money. Happy employee travel experiences within a policy can be set up in five minutes. Lola.com uses machine learning and 24/7 support to help travelers easily book trips, while empowering managers to create policies, view budgets and expenditures, and monitor their globetrotting team efficiently. Based in Boston, the company was founded in 2015 by Paul English, co-founder of the travel booking site KAYAK, and is led by CEO Mike Volpe, previously CMO at HubSpot.

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