A Look Inside: Promise Academy
"All of our work at the Harlem Children's Zone has as its starting point and core a commitment to the educational success, well-being, and healthy development of the children of Central Harlem. The overarching goal of that work is extremely ambitious: to break the cycle of generational poverty in our community."Share
Whatever It Takes: A White Paper on the Harlem Children's Zone
"In the United States today, more than 13 million children—nearly one in five—live in poverty. We know that that these children face a future in which they are far less likely than other children to get a good education or adequate health care and more likely to enter prison. The odds are that they will not, by a long shot, live up to their full potential. But we must understand this: their future is the future of America."Share
Data Privacy Myth Busters
The Data Quality Campaign (DQC) seeks to make the case for education data while ensuring state policymakers meet their moral and legal responsibilities to safeguard this information and ensure its appropriate and ethical use. This document dispels the most common myths with concise talking points and related resources, and DQC will continually update this resource as additional myths arise.Share
State legislative approaches to safeguarding data
Education Counsel has put together a document with guidance for state policymakers around safeguarding student data. It is primarily aimed at state legislators but can be used by anyone involved in the development of privacy/security policies.Share
Talking about the Facts of Education Data with School Board Members
The Data Quality Campaign and the National School Boards Association’s Center for Public Education prepared this document to help school board members respond to questions about education data, explain its importance to improving school and student performance, and understand how boards can help ensure student privacy.Share
Wi-Fi for K-12: Five Challenges for School Districts
This white paper identifies five core challenges that school districts must address to support an educational program that is dependent on web-based materials and online testing.
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Affordable Colleges Online: Higher Education Affordability for Vets
A veteran's guide to paying for college. Information, resources, and expert advice on higher education funding and scholarships for veterans.Share
Tech for Teachers: Apps, Tools, and Online Resources
A guide for teachers bringing tech into the classroom. Get expert info and advice on today’s top educational technology, and find more than 150 online resources organized by subject and age.Share
[Infographic] Top 10 Factors When Choosing an Educational Tablet Solution
Considering investing in an educational tablet solution? Here are 10 factors you need to think about.
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Higher Education Resources for Veterans and Their Families
The Online College Database has compiled a comprehensive guide for U.S. military veterans looking to continue their education.
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Ted Talks: Why massive open online courses (still) matter
Anant Agarwal, head of edX, argues that MOOCs still matter. Agarwal's idea is that MOOCs could be used to supplement, not replace, traditional classrooms to give 21st century students the ideal learning experience.Share
Watchful Eyes – A Comparative Look at Online Exam Proctoring Models
"The issue of online cheating concerns many educators, particularly as more students take MOOCs for college credit, and not just for personal enrichment.” -The New York Times, 2013
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Free On Demand Webinar | Why Webinars Work: Real Outreach Tactics from Stanford
Get the strategies to introduce webinars and live lecture components to your education program from the experts at Stanford.
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Increase Enrollment, Retention, and Student Success: Best Practices for Information Delivery and Strategic Alignment in Higher Education
Learn the six best practices of effective strategy execution.
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The New Rules of LMS Content Integration
Explore the ways that publishers and LMS vendors are currently partnering to leverage the latest content standards -- and changing the rules of LMS content integration in order to improve the customer experience for LMS administrators, professors, and their students. Discover how this evolution can benefit you and your institution in terms of saved time and a better user experience.
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[Slides] Always Learning: 2012 Social Media in Higher Education Results
Pearson education presents an overview of the impact of Social Media within Higher Education.
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[Slides] Why technology is failing in Public Schools
An undercover case study across different public schools reveals why technology is failing.
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[Slides] MOOCs: Open Online Courses as Levers for Change in Higher Education
Presentation to EDUCAUSE's NGLC summer of learning series.Share
When Higher Education Goes Digital
Many colleges and universities today are struggling to stay abreast of fast-changing web technologies. Without a modern IT environment, it is difficult to support web, mobile, and social channels, as well as build communities around areas of common interests. This guide explores how you can use Drupal, the open source content management system, to modernize your underlying web infrastructure, rapidly support the varied activities of faculty, students, and staff, and readily deploy innovative web experiences.
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