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Education Table Talk Episode

June 2015, Instructional Snowflakes Differentiating Your Product Under Common Core  Constraints need not lead to conformity. We all learn that no two snowflakes are alike and yet the properties that dictate how liquid water crystalizes are the same for each. The Common Core are a set of standards that leave room

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April 2015, Play to Learn Part I: Educational Games as Mainstream Instructional Resources  It is a quite common thing to say that anything that requires work is “not all fun and games”. Students often use this phrase to describe learning both in and out of the classroom. Parents responding to whining

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Education Table Talk Episode

December 2014, Where Art Thou?: Moving from STEM to STEAM STEM is all the rage and rightly so. The skills our children need to learn regardless of their profession incorporate the skills that are taught in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics classes. With the emphasis on these studies one has

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Education Table Talk Episode

November 2014, More Than Just A Good Idea: Education Research to Guide Product Development Ideas abound for new teaching methodologies, and curriculum, and each claims to be innovative and effective. Governments throughout the world fund a wealth of research into educational strategies and instructional design every year, yet we find that these

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Education Table Talk Episode

July  2014, Standards, Standards, Everywhere: The Technical Side of Education Standards When someone mentions standards in education most people assume they are referring to curriculum or instructional standard. Get ready to delve into the world of technical standards that serve as the foundation of our digital offerings. We’ll take a look

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June 2014,  Big Publishers: Can the Spanish Armada transform into the British Fleet? Can big publishers change enough to address how today’s students learn, educators teach, and shifting business models associated with both? In the US textbook market we have three very large players. Big publishers have process, coordination, and business accountability

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Education Table Talk Episode

April 2014, Science Education: The Next Generation What does it take to implement a science standard at a national level? National scale standards in the US level have been controversial and the science standards are no different. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) have taken an inventive approach to describe and

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March 2014, Putting the ‘Person’ in Personalized Our education system is a one size fits some environment. What happens as we move towards personalized learning and what opportunities are available for educators, administrators, students and parents? Personalized learning has been constructed around our traditional beliefs of what it means to

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Education Table Talk Episode

September 2014 — Digital…More or Less? During Ed Table Talk’s inaugural show, host Michael Jay and guests had a lively discussion where they chewed on the topic Digital…More or Less? In addition to segments about the general education market, they discussed whether it’s really less expensive to produce and distribute digital

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