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Department makes Learning Registry code base available and invites public to...

The U.S. Department of Education invites the public to innovate and build on the Learning Registry project when support ends on September 24, 2018, and will make the...

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Reimagining Higher Education in the Changing World

What could the higher education landscape look like in 2030? What were you doing in 2005? There was no iPhone or iPad, so you weren’t scrolling through this blog because...

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Context and Implementation Matter

It’s complicated: With so many edtech options to evaluate, schools shouldn’t be in it alone. There are thousands of edtech options for schools, but not enough...

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Data, Data Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink: The Importance of...

As the focus on evidence-based practices has increased in education, practitioners are increasingly using data to make decisions to improve learning. While practitioners have...

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How to Buy Smart: Creating Well-Informed Consumers of Educational Interventions

The word “procurement” can bring to mind a bureaucratic process involving lots of paperwork, but the substance of procurement is critical — how do we identify the...

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There’s More to Life than Test Scores: Measuring Social and Emotional Skills...

Success in both school and the workforce requires not just academic knowledge and skills, but also a broad range of social and behavioral competencies. Often referred to as...

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Innovating Beyond SXSW EDU: Announcing the Higher Education Ecosystem Challenge

It goes without saying, but at SXSW EDU, there is a tremendous amount of innovation on display. Walking around over the past few days, we have seen evidence that the...

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Growing #GoOpen: U.S.

The U.S. Department of Education is excited to announce a new partnership with the education nonprofit, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education...

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Champions aren’t just at the Olympics: Why your district needs a Rapid Cycle...

When it comes to the process of selecting and implementing ed tech in K-12 schools, change is needed. While districts are estimated to spend 14 billion dollars on digital...

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Building Evaluation Capacity: How the Coach Empowers School and District...

What if school districts had ready access to locally generated evidence about what strategies and tools are most effective for their own students? Imagine if any district had...

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Future Personalized Learning Systems at a Crossroads: Augmented Reality or...

Technology-enabled personalized learning systems continue to capture the imaginations of educators, and for good reason. The promise of tailored learning for every student,...

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What is Personalized Learning?

In the past if you’d seen one definition of personalized learning, you’d seen… well… one definition of personalized learning. While this is a common occurrence in the...

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Personalizing the Learning Experience: Providing Transformative Learning...

Promoting equity and excellence at every level of education to ensure that every child has the opportunity to succeed is one of U.S. Secretary of Education John King’s top...

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Personalizing the Learning Experience: Leveraging Openly Licensed Educational...

I distinctly remember walking into my first classroom as a new teacher to find an assortment of desks, items to be used in learning centers, and a set of traditional...

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Personalizing the Learning Experience: The New Human Capital Landscape

Through the Race to the Top — District (RTT-D) program, the U.S. Department of Education invested in innovative approaches to personalized learning. Sixty-eight school...

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Personalizing the Learning Experience: The Changing Role of the Learner

One of the many benefits of personalized learning is that it empowers learners to develop agency and responsibility for their own learning. This is not always easy or...

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Personalizing the Learning Experience: New Insights from Future Ready Schools

When done well, personalized learning has the potential to radically transform how we teach and learn and how we create more equitable opportunities for students. In the 2016...

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Personalizing the Learning Experience: Research-Based Policies and Practices...

We know from experience with other transformative innovations in education that personalized learning will work in our schools only if we have strong leaders at the district...

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Context and Implementation Matter

It’s complicated: With so many edtech options to evaluate, schools shouldn’t be in it alone. There are thousands of edtech options for schools, but not enough...

Office of Educational Technology logo @OfficeofEdTech in Building the Evaluation Capacity of School and District Leaders

Data, Data Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink: The Importance of...

As the focus on evidence-based practices has increased in education, practitioners are increasingly using data to make decisions to improve learning. While practitioners have...

Office of Educational Technology logo @OfficeofEdTech in Building the Evaluation Capacity of School and District Leaders

How to Buy Smart: Creating Well-Informed Consumers of Educational Interventions

The word “procurement” can bring to mind a bureaucratic process involving lots of paperwork, but the substance of procurement is critical — how do we identify the...

Office of Educational Technology logo @OfficeofEdTech in Building the Evaluation Capacity of School and District Leaders

There’s More to Life than Test Scores: Measuring Social and Emotional Skills...

Success in both school and the workforce requires not just academic knowledge and skills, but also a broad range of social and behavioral competencies. Often referred to as...

Office of Educational Technology logo @OfficeofEdTech in Building the Evaluation Capacity of School and District Leaders

Champions aren’t just at the Olympics: Why your district needs a Rapid Cycle...

When it comes to the process of selecting and implementing ed tech in K-12 schools, change is needed. While districts are estimated to spend 14 billion dollars on digital...

Office of Educational Technology logo @OfficeofEdTech in Building the Evaluation Capacity of School and District Leaders

Building Evaluation Capacity: How the Coach Empowers School and District...

What if school districts had ready access to locally generated evidence about what strategies and tools are most effective for their own students? Imagine if any district had...

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