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McGraw-Hill Acquires 20% Stake In Area9, The Adaptive Learning ...

McGraw-Hill Acquires 20% Stake In Area9, The Adaptive Learning ... | No Child Held Back | Scoop.it
As a 95-year-old publishing company primarily known for its textbooks, McGraw-Hill is not usually the type of exhibitor one finds at the Consumer Electronics..
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This is a major indicator of what is coming in support of indivdualized/personalized education. There will be more movement in this going forward.

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Rudy Azcuy's curator insight, January 24, 2013 11:20 AM

This is a big move in support of creating personalized learning environments for all students. Keep an eye on more investments targeted at adaptive learning technologies merged with content.

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6 Learning Methods Every 21st Century Teacher should Know ...

6 Learning Methods Every 21st Century Teacher should Know ... | No Child Held Back | Scoop.it
After writing about the 14 techy concepts every teacher should know about, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is providing you with a list of learning methods together with their definitions. Knowing about these methods and ...
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Teachers Embrace Digital Learning Strategies - An Infographic | Digital Delights - Digital Tribes

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Teachers Embrace Digital Learning Strategies - An Infographic on Digital Delights - Digital Tribes curated by Ana Cristina Pratas (RT @anacristinaprts: Teachers Embrace Digital Learning Strategies - An Infographic
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Bill Gates: Invest in better teaching

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The entrepreneur turned philanthropist says measuring the effectiveness of teachers is vital to creating better schools.
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Learning in the 21st Century Digital Experiences and Expectations of Tomorrow’s Teachers

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Project Tomorrow is a national, education nonprofit organization. Our vision is to insure that today's students are well prepared to be tomorrow's innovators, leaders and engaged citizens of the world.
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Students go high-tech to learn from scientists, author

Students go high-tech to learn from scientists, author | No Child Held Back | Scoop.it

Kindergarten students watched an archived Web cast from Polar Bears International.

Five scientists in their Tundra Buggie in Churchill, Canada, answered questions about Arctic animals. It was great for the students to “meet” these young scientists and hear them talk about their work in the Arctic, said Laura Yacek, Swasey’s curriculum coordinator. Second-graders were using computers to research facts about their arctic animals and some students were setting up Glogs for their reports.

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School technology struggles with digital learning push - Middletown Journal

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School technology struggles with digital learning push Middletown Journal As the state prepares to move to computer-based standardized testing by 2015, officials at some Butler County school districts say they that don't have the computers,...
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ADAPTIVE CURRICULUM AND JP – INSPIRING KNOWLEDGE PARTNER TO COMBINE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE INTO LEARNING TOOL FOR WORLDWIDE INITIATIVE | eSchool News

ADAPTIVE CURRICULUM AND JP – INSPIRING KNOWLEDGE PARTNER TO COMBINE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE INTO LEARNING TOOL FOR WORLDWIDE INITIATIVE | eSchool News | No Child Held Back | Scoop.it
Scottsdale, Ariz. — Feb. 8, 2013 — Adaptive Curriculum (AC), an award-winning web-based concept mastery solution for math and science, has entered into a (ADAPTIVE CURRICULUM AND JP – INSPIRING KNOWLEDGE PARTNER TO COMBINE HARDWARE AND...
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Are Teachers of Tomorrow Prepared to Use Innovative Tech? | MindShift

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Getty Images With a new generation of teachers coming into the work force, there's a discrepancy between what principals expect of teachers-in-traini

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Re-Engaging Students using Virtual World Simulations | Digital Learning Environments

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15 Steps to Cultivate Lifelong Learning | Digital Literacy | Teaching Trends

15 Steps to Cultivate Lifelong Learning | Digital Literacy | Teaching Trends | No Child Held Back | Scoop.it
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes.” - Marcel Proust“I don't think much of a man who... (15 Steps to Cultivate Lifelong Learning | Digital Literacy.
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Creating Innovators: Why America's Education System Is Obsolete - Forbes

Creating Innovators: Why America's Education System Is Obsolete - Forbes | No Child Held Back | Scoop.it
America's education system has become obsolete. "It needs reinventing, not reforming," says Harvard Innovation Education Fellow Tony Wagner. (2.
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Is school reform making America less competitive?

Is school reform making America less competitive? | No Child Held Back | Scoop.it
Many school reformers say that their efforts are aimed at helping to improve schools so Americans can be competitive in the 21st Century economy. Here's an argument saying that school reform is doing exactly the opposite.
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Education miracles that aren't

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Beware of education miracles. Too often, there's less there than meets the eye. Remember the extraordinary gains in test scores and lowered dropout rates in Houston schools more than a decade ago?
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Teacher 2 Teacher: Is Adaptive Learning the Wave of the Future?

Teacher 2 Teacher: Is Adaptive Learning the Wave of the Future? | No Child Held Back | Scoop.it
21st century learners are waiting for educational institutions to catch up to their technological needs. That's why adaptive learning is so important--it allows 24/7 access with personalized learning plans and life-like coaches, ...
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Rudy Azcuy's curator insight, March 31, 11:12 AM

Will adaptive learning type assessments begin to delivery on the promise of differentiated assessments? Thoughts?

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Can classroom tablets revolutionize education?

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Can a tablet computer replace the contents of a student's backpack?

A New York-based educational technology startup on Wednesday  releases the first device that could answer that question, introducing an Android-powered touchscreen tablet designed for kids both to take to school and bring home.

For sale only to schools for now, the Amplify tablet comes pre-loaded with virtually everything a student will encounter during the school day, including all the textbooks, lessons, tests and e-books she might be assigned.

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EveryClassroom campaign needs your support - Iowa City Press Citizen

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EveryClassroom campaign needs your support
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It's true that fundraising for instructional technology feels somewhat akin to asking schools to fundraise for chalkboards and textbooks.
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How Do We Teach Critical Thinking in a Connected World?

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Along with creativity, collaboration, and communication, critical thinking is one of the four components of learning in the 21st century.
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School technology struggles with digital learning push - Hamilton Journal News (subscription)

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School technology struggles with digital learning push Hamilton Journal News (subscription) As the state prepares to move to computer-based standardized testing by 2015, officials at some Butler County school districts say they that don't have the...
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Parents in California Develop Effective Model for Education Reform - TheBlaze.com

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Parents in California Develop Effective Model for Education Reform TheBlaze.com Parent Revolution is a California-based education reform advocacy group that provides help for parents at failing schools to demand that districts adopt policies that...
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The Secrets of SuperTeams | Organization Performance and Adaptive Personalized Learning Focus

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Renowned leadership specialist Khoi Tu identifies the essential elements of the route to excellence in team-building, from finding a common purpose to master...
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Digital Ways to Engage your Students

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How Government Can Support Effective Innovation in Education - Huffington Post

How Government Can Support Effective Innovation in Education
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There are few aspects of life more thoroughly dominated by government than education. This is particularly true of educational innovation.
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'Flipped classroom' gains popularity in schools

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For science teacher Kathleen Chesmel's students at New Egypt High School, homework rarely means hours spent poring over textbooks or hounding parents for problem-solving help.
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17 ways iPads will be used in schools in 2013

17 ways iPads will be used in schools in 2013 | No Child Held Back | Scoop.it
New classroom tablet programs are beginning and others are expanding. Here's a look at what's taking shape.
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Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning

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Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning ([#Video] Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century #Learning: http://t.co/TWRbQLWi #education #students #innovation)...
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