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4 Broadband Recommendations for Education Technology Leaders

A new report emphasizes equitable Internet access at school and elsewhere. A new broadband report from the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), which represents U.S. state and territorial education technology leaders, encourages education technology leaders and policymakers to continue … Continue reading

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Registration is Open for OPEN NH Fall 2016 Session

Fall 2016 Session Online Course Session Dates: October 5 – November 22 Register for courses early and save $10.00. Early Bird Special offer ends on September 20, 2016. View the Session Schedules on the OPEN NH website. View the Course … Continue reading

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3 Challenges As Hands-On, DIY Culture Moves Into Schools

Take a look this summer inside some of America’s garages, museums and libraries and you’ll see that the “maker movement” is thriving. This hands-on, DIY culture of inventors, tinkerers and hackers is inspiring adults and children alike to design and … Continue reading

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Is blended learning really “the best of both worlds”?

You’ve likely heard the declaration that blended learning combines the best of online learning and face-to-face instruction, or simply, is “the best of both worlds.” A quick Google search of the phrase pulls up numerous examples, including “[b]lended learning programs … Continue reading

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6 Pillars to Successfully Integrate Technology In Your 1:1 Classroom

Inspired By Gary Spracklen of Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA), United Kingdom The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) conducted a study on the correlation between test performance and technology usage in the classroom.  In the last … Continue reading

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Competency Education: Time to Tackle the Elephant

In this blog that first appeared on CompetencyWorks.org on December 16, 2015, Chris Sturgis (@sturgis_chris) shares the challenges teachers face when required to teach grade-level standards—when students’ knowledge is two to three (or more) academic levels lower or higher. She … Continue reading

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2015 Education Highlights in Policy and Practice

2015 has been an exciting year for competency-based, blended, and online learning. We’ve witnessed breakthrough policies signed into law, hundreds of districts and schools shifting toward anew era of personalized learning, and an unwavering focus on doing what is best … Continue reading

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