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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

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

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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Education Table Talk Episode

May 2014, Privacy, Anonymity, and Instruction Privacy today looks very different than it did 20 years ago… and the drive toward more personalized instruction from students, parents, and educators challenges privacy even further. Is it possible to build barriers to thwart data thieves and support general anonymity while providing educators with

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Education Table Talk Episode

January 2014, Making Assessment Actionable: Don’t just tell us they’re doing poorly, help us do something about it! With the advent of NCLB, rise of the Common Core, and a focus on quantifying learning, assessment is doing hand-to-hand combat with learning for the educational steering wheel. Schools are under a

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