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Effective today, leadership and governance of the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI), an education metadata project developed to improve discoverability and delivery of learning resources, have transferred from the Association of Educational Publishers and Creative Commons to the Dublin...
Student data privacy remains a hot-button issue nationwide. To help alleviate concerns among parents and policy makers, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) recently announced a K-12 school service providers’ pledge....
Winning product name: Relationship Smarts PLUS 3.0 Winning product company: The Dibble Institute Kay Reed, Director of The Dibble Institute, answered a series of questions about this resource, the 2014 Distinguished Achievement winner in the Supplemental Resources subcategory of Life Skills...
The Lamplighter Honors Gala, presented by the AAP PreK-12 Learning Group on December 8, will celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of the learning resource industry and the ongoing mission of helping every child receive a world class education. Frank Ferguson, Chairman and...
The Lamplighter Honors Gala, presented by the AAP PreK-12 Learning Group on December 8, will celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of the learning resource industry and the ongoing mission of helping every child receive a world class education. Kathy Hurley, EVP Education...
The Lamplighter Honors Gala, presented by the AAP PreK-12 Learning Group on December 8, will celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of the learning resource industry and the ongoing mission of helping every child receive a world class education. Corinne Burton, M.Ed.,...
For the first time ever, U.S. public schools will have more minority students than non-Hispanic white students, according to projections from the National Center for Education Statistics. This shift comes largely from growth in the number of Hispanic children attending school.  Non-Hispanic...
Comparing data to snowflakes, David Grandison Jr. (BrainPOP), talked about the unique value of each piece of data yielded by digital learning resources. However, he said, if you don’t have a plan on what you are collecting, how you collect it, and how you analyze it, the snowflakes can turn into a...
At the 2014 Pre K-12 Learning Group Master Class event in New York on April 7, The Realities of ROI in a World of Edtech and Social Media, Kevin McAliley, CEO of Think Through Math, and Dana Truby, Director of Social Media for MDR Professional Services, talked with attendees about the evolving...
Last week this blog featured top ed tech trends for 2014 culled from a variety of pundits and publications. This week we focus on trends in education policy and pedagogy. A couple of the trends, such as personalized learning and student data privacy concerns, mirror ed tech trends...

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