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A girl looks through a microscope

Measuring what matters

09/25/2019

Topics: Assessment, Personalized Learning

As educators pursue more personalized, student-driven and inquiry-based approaches to learning, one obstacle that continues to rear its head is the inability of widely used assessment models to successfully measure student learning and growth.

Critics say traditional models simply can’t…

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Learning First, Technology Second in Practice

Topics: Assessment, Curriculum, Personalized Learning, Tools

New Strategies, Research and Tools for Student Success

Product code: EEENEW

ISBN: 9781564848383

Expected publication date: 05/2020

Topics: Tools, Standards, Curriculum, Professional learning

Length: 250 pages

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Learning First, Technology Second

Topics: Assessment, Curriculum, professional learning, Standards

The Educator’s Guide to Designing Authentic Lessons

Product code: ENGAGE

ISBN: 9781564843890

Published: 2017

Topics: Curriculum, Assessment, Standards, Professional learning

Length: 220 pages

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A student works on a writing assignment on the computer

3 ways to improve student writing with tech

06/10/2019

Topics: Assessment

The Innovator Solutions section includes contributions from corporate sponsors and advertisers representing education organizations, businesses, policy-making bodies and other influencers dedicated to transforming education. This blog post was provided by…

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With imagination and the right apps, students learn and can demonstrate their learning.

With imagination and the right apps, students learn — and can prove it!

05/03/2019

Topics: Assessment

In the classroom as in court, it’s not what you know, it’s what you can prove you know.

And for generations of students and teachers, test scores have provided…

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Customize learning with Google Forms

Customize learning with Google Forms

08/31/2018

Topics: Advocacy, Assessment, Corporate innovation, Education leadership, Personalized Learning, professional learning, Standards

We know that students do not all learn the same way. Some need a great deal of repetition to learn new material while others can see it once and have it down. Some need absolute quiet to learn while others feel uncomfortable with too much stillness. One might prefer reading while another…

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Ensure equity in your BYOD classroom

Ensure equity in your BYOD classroom

01/25/2018

Topics: Assessment, BYOD, Parent engagement

The bring your own device (BYOD) movement in K-12 schools has skyrocketed over the past five years. In fact, about 83 percent of U.S. school districts have policies…

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Turn your classroom into a personalized learning environment

Turn your classroom into a personalized learning environment

09/28/2019

Topics: Assessment, Online learning, Personalized Learning, Standards, Video

By now you’ve probably heard of personalized learning, which tailors instruction, expression of learning and…

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5 mini-keynotes (and student performers) provide a dose of inspiration

5 mini-keynotes (and student performers) provide a dose of inspiration

06/14/2017

Topics: 1:1, Assessment, Augmented reality, BYOD, Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Digital storytelling, Flipped learning, Gamification, Gaming, ISTE Conference & Expo, Makerspaces, professional learning, Technology infrastructure, Tools

This year’s EdTekTalks at ISTE 2017 will feature edtech thought leaders who will share their creativity and insights in a series of mini-keynotes.

Add student presenters from…

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Artificial intelligence has infiltrated our lives. Can it improve learning?

Artificial intelligence has infiltrated our lives. Can it improve learning?

06/14/2017

Topics: 1:1, Assessment, Assistive and adaptive technologies, Augmented reality, BYOD, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Gamification, Gaming, Makerspaces, Mobile learning, Personalized Learning, professional learning, Project-based learning, Robotics, STEM & STEAM, Technology infrastructure, Tools

When third grade teacher Brad Upshaw brought an Amazon Echo into his classroom, students spotted it immediately. Like reporters at a press conference, they swarmed the device and began shouting out questions.

“It was plugged in behind my interactive…

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