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Government TechnologyWhat Will Higher Education Look Like in 25 Years?Government TechnologyBut faculty members look to maintain the university model that's been in place for centuries, with a sprinkle of technology integration.
Technology offers a 'super powerful' tool for educators, kidsPark Rapids EnterpriseEducators and members of the public were invited to “explore the possibilities” that await via technology in the classroom.
Major higher educational institutions are flocking to the cloud to improve their IT department efficiency, and to offer classes to a worldwide audience o (The Cloud Giving New Life to Higher Education http://t.co/TwBWoCGx...
The time for one-size-fits-all, top-down curriculum is over. This session gives examples of curriculum that is personalized, real world, iterative, and collaborative. It is time for a new era in curriculum — one that is digital, open, ...
Technology can be a powerful tool to help us meet the Common Core Standards and move our students forward to prepare them for success in school and beyond. In general, the Common Core calls for the seamless integration of technology into the curriculum. There are also specific Common Core standards dedicated to using technology. The Speaking and Listening strand across all grade levels asks students to create presentations that are enhanced by a spiraling complexity of multimedia components.
As many states move to put in place online testing by the 2014-15 school year, at least 20 have indicated they plan to use new computer-adaptive versions of the tests.
Benefits of Computer Adaptive Assessments
When Delaware switched to computer-adaptive testing for its state assessments three years ago, officials found the results were available more quickly, the amount of time students spent taking tests decreased, and the tests provided more reliable information about what students knew—especially those at the very low and high ends of the spectrum.
But the path to launching those tests involved a significant education of students, parents, and teachers, a sizeable technology investment by the state, and the development of hundreds of test items for every exam.
The Digital Citizenship and Creative Content program is a free, turnkey instructional program. The goal is to create an awareness of the rights connected with creative content.
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One of the exciting things that leaps out to me when reading the new Common Core standards for Mathematics is that the spirit of inquiry and curiosity is back, hardwired into a document that will likely form the basis for mathematics teaching and...
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