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Hold Content Accountable Too: a scalable Method

This post originally was published on Tom VanderArk’s “VanderArk on Innovation” blog on Edweek. It was also published on GettingSmart. The following is an edited version. 759 more words

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Problem of Practice Define Mode- Part One & Two

Part 1 of the Define Mode

Why? Why? Why? Why? Why?

Why does the problem of a poor established math curriculum exist?

The current curriculum has been in place for five years, when it was first put together in a one-month span by the second grade team teachers, according to the Missouri learning Standards. 929 more words

Barnes & Noble's college bookstores division can run, but it can't hide from Amazon

Barnes & Noble is spinning off its college business—which runs 714 college bookstores on university campuses around the US—into a separate company.

It seems like a good idea to unshackle the growing college business, which sells textbooks and school supplies as well as school gear, at stores usually not branded with the Barnes & Noble name, from the company’s regular retail chain-store business, which has been contracting for years. 291 more words

4 Ways Administrators can use Google Drive

This is reblogged from my post on Daily Genius.

One of the most effective ways for Administrators to empower and encourage their faculty to use new and innovative tools is to model best practices by employing them in their own administrative duties. 462 more words

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Ed Tech Funding Hits Record in 2014

  • Ed Tech Funding Hits $1.87 Billion in 2014.
  • Year on Year (YoY), Ed Tech funding has jumped 55%.
  • YoY, Ed Tech deals have only climbed 5%.
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