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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

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

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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