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Seesaw Skills, Assessment and Parent Feedback

Speed of Creativity - February 26, 2019 3873

Last week I had an opportunity to attend the LLI Southwest Conference at The Oakridge School in Arlington, Texas, and present with two of our second grade teachers about our “Seesaw Skills iPad Pilot Project,” which I’m leading this year with teachers in our Lower Division at

Tips For Implementing Blended Learning

ELearningGraphics - March 12, 2019 3851

Tips For Implementing Blended Learning Infographic Blended learning is one of the most popular training solutions in organizations today. And for many reasons. But how you do know what should go where? After all, both are highly effective. So how do you come up with the perfect blend? Are there any time-tested proportions for deciding […]


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New study casts doubts on effectiveness of personalized learning program in New Jersey

Hechinger Report - February 25, 2019 3782

In the fall of 2015, five schools in the industrial port city of Elizabeth, New Jersey, dumped their usual math curriculum and started teaching their middle school students through a computerized system called “Teach to One.” It was an experiment in so-called “personalized learning,” where algorithms churned out customized lessons for each student. Many of […]


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Exploring the CAO Role in Digital Learning

Educause Review - February 24, 2019 3773

EDUCAUSE Review Search Advertisement Exploring the CAO Role in Digital Learning Authors: by and Published: Monday, February 25, 2019 What is the role of provosts/CAOs in campus efforts to bring digital resources into gateway courses? What do provosts/CAOs learn when they are involved in new initiatives to do so? Credits: By Bloomicon / Shutterstock.com © 2019 | By Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com © 2019 | By wavebreakmedia / Shutterstock.com © 2019 Who has most often led the campus efforts to advance and support technology-enhanced pedagogy and instructional innovation: the chief academic officer (CAO , often referred to as the provost) or the chief information officer (CIO)? Beginning with the arrival of IBM PCs and Macs on campuses in the early/mid-1980s, much (perhaps most) of the campus discussion about the institutional leadership for technology and digital pedagogy has focused on (or involved) CIOs.