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The messy reality of personalized learning

Hechinger Report - July 10, 2019 2857

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Half an hour west of downtown Providence, Rhode Island, past potholed highways lined with maple, ash and pine trees, is the town of Foster, population 4,700. Its residents live on small farms and in aging, widely spaced homes; the closest grocery store is in Johnston, 20 miles away. Down Route 6, not […]


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Making Sense of Early Childhood Assessment – Four Things to Consider

Northwest Evaluation Association - July 09, 2019 2822

There is consensus among educators that assessments should be purposeful, aligned to instruction, and beneficial to student outcomes. However, there is a vein of debate running through... Continue Reading


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What does ‘career readiness’ look like in middle school?

Hechinger Report - July 07, 2019 2728

PLEASANT, S.C. — Juliet Basinger pressed a button on a remote control, and the drone she built did a somersault, first in one direction, then in another, before taking off around the room, cheekily snapping photos of the adults looking on. Juliet won’t finish high school before 2025, but the 11-year-old already has big plans: […]


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What Will it Take for Virtual Reality to Become Education’s Next Big Reality?

Joan Ganz Cooney Center - August 13, 2019 2608

Toggle navigation What Will it Take for Virtual Reality to Become Education’s Next Big Reality? by August 13, 2019 At the in New York City in June 2019, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center hosted a cross-disciplinary panel of experts to discuss the potential impact and pitfalls of virtual reality (VR) in the classroom. Michael Preston, the Cooney Center’s executive director, kicked off the session with a call to take advantage of VR’s relative youthfulness to ensure that content and hardware developed for learning are beneficial and safe for children.

The Academy Mobilizes – Unizin Tackles Learning Analytics

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 01, 2019 2363

Judy Luther takes an in-depth look at Unizin, a consortial effort by universities to build open source digital learning systems.


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