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Please Share my Children’s Data

As a parent, I demand the right to have my children’s data used by schools, researchers, content providers, and other 3rd parties. My kids deserve no less than for their learning institutions to use every tool possible to improve their education and enhance their learning.

2 months ago by

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Infographic, Mobile Learning: Avoiding Common Pitfalls

An updated “Administrator’s Guide for Mobile Learning,” which provides guidance, a graphic on how to avoid the most common pitfalls, and first-hand insights from school district technology leaders.

5 months ago by

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Testing: Why We Need More of It. Lots More.

Let’s give testing back the power to enrich and improve learning. And if the role if high-stakes testing is to ensure equity, let’s focus on making the tests equitable. Or are we too addicted to a simplistic view of tests, to causation/correlation fallacies, and to outdated metaphors of school to make abundant ac...

7 months ago by

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How Can Data Increase College Access for All?

What is particularly powerful about the Datapalooza, and indeed the overall approach of the current administration towards open data and innovation, is that it sets audacious goals while fostering an environment for entrepreneurial solutions that together provides the tools to achieve them.

7 months ago by

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Teaching and Learning at Acton – Without the Teaching

Acton Academy has evolved over time from a few homeschooling families to a one room schoolhouse (well, two rooms now) teaching 37 students in a primary and a middle school with plans for a high school in 2016.

8 months ago by

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Foundation for Excellence in Education

The Foundation for Excellence in Education is igniting a movement of reform, state by state, to transform education for the 21st century economy. Excellence in Action, the organization’s flagship initiative, is working with lawmakers and policymakers to advance education reform across America.

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Disrupting Pedagogy – Part 2

And only if, innovators develop digital content that supports authentic pedagogy – and that provides sufficient context for students to understand, not just memorize – and then make that available for adoption and co-evolution within on-line schools and other smaller markets.

10 months ago by

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Disrupting Pedagogy – Part 1

The Clayton Christensen Institute recently published a paper that goes much further, describing the unique characteristics of the education system as a market and introducing us to the theory of hybrid innovation. Michael Horn explains that a key characteristic in the education market that changes how disruptive innov...

11 months ago by