Archive for the ‘K-12’ Category

Online professional learning for rural teachers of mathematics and science

Professional learning is crucial for the ongoing development of teachers and the improvement of student outcomes. Professional learning in mathematics and science education has the potential to address concerns about shortages in these areas and their impact on economic growth. However, attendance at face-to-face professional learning is problematic for many teachers located in rural areas. […]

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The Online Learner: Characteristics and Pedagogical Implications

Globalization has stretched the scope of the online learner population from a homogeneous profile of mostly adult, mostly employed, place-bound, goal-oriented, and intrinsically motivated to one that is heterogeneous, younger, dynamic, and responsive to rapid technological innovations. This paper describes the emerging characteristics of the online learner and ensuing pedagogical implications and suggests that exploratory […]

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Pennsylvania Schools See Benefits After Shifting to Teacher-Created Online Curriculum

Now students spend more time solving problems instead of writing down lecture notes thanks to mobile devices and digital curriculum. Center for Digital Education 

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New PBS KIDS “Measure Up!” App Encourages Kids and Parents to Play and Learn Together

Arlington, VA, June 16, 2016 – Today, PBS KIDS debuted a new, free app designed to help kids build math skills and empower parents to support their learning. Designed for 3- to 5-year-olds, PBS KIDS Measure Up! focuses on building kids’ measurement skills through a combination of games, videos and activities from popular PBS KIDS’ […]

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New Mexico Selects Brightspace as Its Statewide K-12 Learning Platform to Better Prepare Students for College and the Workplace

D2L, a global learning technology leader, is proud to announce that New Mexico has chosen its Brightspace platform for statewide deployment. Sixty-five school districts, charter schools, and state agencies across the state will use the Brightspace learning management system (LMS) for both online and traditional classroom learning. New Mexico will manage the LMS centrally, which […]

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Download Report: State K-12 Broadband Leadership: Driving Connectivity and Access

In this 2016 report, State K-12 Broadband Leadership: Driving Connectivity and Access, SETDA builds upon the research and recommendations from prior publications with a focus on the role of state leadership in supporting districts and schools to increase high-speed connectivity and access for students and educators. SETDA rmly believes that high-speed broadband access for every […]

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Download Report: The Condition of Education 2016

National Center for Education Statistics  has a mandate to report to Congress on the condition of education by June 1 of each year. The Condition of Education 2016 summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The 2016 report presents 43 key indicators on the status and condition of education and […]

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A Framework for the Ethics of Open Education

What difference does openness make to the ethics of teaching and research? This paper approaches this question both from the perspective of research into the use of open educational resources (OER) in teaching and learning. An outline of the nature and importance of ethics in education research is provided before the basic principles of research […]

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Future Ready Learning: Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education

2016 NATIONAL EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY PLAN Technology can be a powerful tool for transforming learning. It can help a rm and advance relationships between educators and students, reinvent our approaches to learning and collabora- tion, shrink long-standing equity and accessibility gaps, and adapt learning experiences to meet the needs of all learners. Our schools, community colleges, […]

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Evaluation Of Content Validity Of Tests In Higher Mathematics Using Google Docs Applications

The present paper studies the issue of content validity analysis of computer tests in higher mathematics. The evaluation technology of quality of test content using Google Docs is given. It provides for organization and realization of examination to establish coincidence between test items and test content, making decisions by test compiler. The examination consists of […]