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Education Standards

Education Table Talk Episode

Addressing the needs of every learner: A look at developing Born Accessible Aired March 22nd, 2016  A considerable amount of time has been spent by publishers on developing educational resources that address different learning styles, making sure that the needs of every child is met. Without pointing fingers, the core

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Education Table Talk Episode

As easy as Eh, B, C: A look at pK-12 Education in Canada A look at pK-12 Education in Canada. Aired February 23rd, 2016  The US and Canada are two countries divided by much more than a common border. Despite what many in the US believe, Canada is not only

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Education Table Talk Episode

Passing Judgement: How Your Instructional Assets are Being Reviewed. Hosted by Bridget Foster Aired December 15th, 2015  While many educators use teaching materials they find and adapt there is still an important role for thoughtful evaluation and review of resources, particularly those that will receive the blessing of a governing

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Education Table Talk Episode

Making Friends and Influencing Customers: Marketing to pK-12 in 2016   pK-12 schools are beginning to recover from a fiscal famine yet with very different tastes in the educational resources they plan to purchase. Now we have the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in Math and ELA as well as

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Education Table Talk Episode

August 2015, Book ’em Danno: Digital Publishing and eBook Readers An ‘e’ in front of any word changes our expectation of that item. eBooks exemplify that point… what makes an eBook a book and what makes it ‘e’lectronic? In pK-12 most learners have expectations of how they interact with these digital assets

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Education Table Talk Episode

March 2015, Education Canaries: Can Data Rich Systems Predict and Prevent Failure? One of the significant promises of big data in education is to predict and prevent student failure. Of course we want to see learners succeed and data can help us with that as well, however, catching students before they

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Education Table Talk Episode

January 2015, Re-forming Summative Assessments:  Blurring the line between learning and testing What if we could make that timeless question ‘Will this be on the test’ irrelevant? In today’s mainstream educational system we clearly differentiate between assessment and learning. Even when it comes to assessment meant to inform learning (formative assessment)

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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

October 2014, School is Where Your Brain is: The Home-School Connection Historically, learning took place throughout all aspects of a child’s life. Maybe not traditionally, maybe it’s in the distant past with the advent of school, but many made an assumption that that is where learning takes place as opposed

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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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