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Top 4 Reasons Technology-Based Learning Implementations FAIL
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Top 4 Reasons Technology-Based Learning Implementations FAIL

When schools and districts engage in technology-based learning initiatives, they often focus on the most immediate needs: purchasing the required hardware, vetting the best content, ensuring classrooms have a reliable internet connection, etc. While these are all necessary pieces of the puzzle, the initiative can easily be undermined by these...

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Need to Improve Adolescent Literacy Rates? Develop a Literacy Action Plan
Friday, December 15, 2017
Need to Improve Adolescent Literacy Rates? Develop a Literacy Action Plan

In a 2011 paper prepared for the United States Department of Education, American Institutes for Research fellow Terry Salinger made a stark declaration: The literacy skills of many students in grades 4 to 12 are "so alarmingly low" that these students will struggle with not only high school, but also...

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The Importance of Increasing Access to Digital Learning Tools
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Importance of Increasing Access to Digital Learning Tools

As technology becomes increasingly essential in our daily lives, students need to develop new skills in order to succeed. Within the classroom, students may be required to use tablets, complete online research, and take digitized assessments. In day-to-day life outside the classroom, students are inundated with information and opportunities available...

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