The fossils and data collected all help UW scientists investigate the extinction that ended the age of dinosaurs 66 million y...
Backupify has created an infographic to explain the rapid adoption of Google Apps in education.
Following up on the release of a candid academic report in February, Tom Vander Ark visited K12 Executives last week and sha...
Jen Roberts is an amazing high school English teacher. She encourages her students to use mobile apps to collaborate and publ...
The most important next step in the shift to personal digital learning is the need for comparable growth measures for individ...
The most important next step in the shift to personal digital learning is the need for comparable growth measures for individual students. With the explosion of adaptive assessment and instruction and the widespread use of digital curriculum with embedded assessments, there is a growing need to be able to compare measu...
2 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
Kickboard is a New Orleans edtech startup that helps teachers collect and use data. Like the ASCD Whole Child Initiative, Kickboard is interested in a broad set of metrics that paint a picture of youth development and power an early warning system.
one month ago by Tom Vander Ark
After spending a day with Microsoft Innovative Schools and before visiting BETT, I toured Cornwallis Academy, a K-12 school outside of London and managed by the Future Schools Trust. The leadership team demonstrated lookred®, an information system key to their approach to "personalise" learning and "pastoral care."
3 months ago by Tom Vander Ark
Frank Chien, CEO of LearnSprout, shares insight into the company's methods around data and data management at schools and districts.
3 months ago by Getting Smart Staff
Five big trends that will shape education for the next decade became fully evident this year.
5 months ago by Tom Vander Ark
Florida Virtual School® (FLVS®) is a fully accredited public school district with a 15-year history of successfully educating students. An award-winning, international leader in online learning, FLVS offers access to more than 120 core, AP®, and elective courses to students all over the world.
You might be scratching your head: APIP’s PNP? APIP stands for Accessible Portable Item Profile, which provides the technical framework to deliver digital content tailored to the specific accessibility needs of each student. PNP stands for Profile of Needs and Preferences, which captures those needs. You’re probabl...
6 months ago by Guest Author
Tuesday’s White House Datapalooza Event brought together a packed room of education innovators, self-professed “data nerds,” edtech “rockstars,” and national education leaders -- including Secretary Arne Duncan, Jim Shelton, Todd Park, Ross Santy, Karen Cator, and Richard Culatta.
7 months ago by Carri Schneider