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Vicki’s Scoops for August 18

By Vicki Bigham | 08/18/2017 | 0 Comments

Let’s hear it for the end of another week as we prepare for the weekend. The Snoop has her hair on fire as our team works to bring you the best EdNET ever, but I always have time to gather and share the scoops with you too so please read on for your weekly dose […]

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Education Next Poll, Interoperability

By Anne Wujcik | 08/18/2017 | 0 Comments

Education Next released its 2017 Poll on School Reform, its 11th annual survey of a representative sample of the American public. The 2017 Education Next survey, conducted in May and June of this year, polled more than 4,200 respondents, including oversamples of parents and teachers. The web site includes an interactive tool that allows users […]

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Vicki’s Scoops for August 11

By Vicki Bigham | 08/11/2017 | 0 Comments

Woo hoo, it’s Friday, friends—and I haven’t been this excited about Friday since last Friday! Go check out the scoops I have for you as we end this week…. New roles for colleagues and friends…. While many ed tech startups are comprised of young, eager new faces to the industry, one new startup is bucking […]

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FCC Confirmations, Spending for College Course Materials

By Anne Wujcik | 08/11/2017 | 0 Comments

The Federal Communications Commission is up to its full complement of commissioners at last. Before recessing for its summer break, the Senate confirmed Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr as two new commissioners. Chairman Ajit Pai, who needs to be reconfirmed before the end of the year, will have to wait until the fall for his […]

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Vicki’s Scoops for August 4

By Vicki Bigham | 08/04/2017 | 0 Comments

Here we are, rolling into August—hard to believe. The Snoop is running these days—I hope your week has not been as crazy as mine! Summer is drawing to a close, and here in Texas, many teachers are reporting back to school in the next week or so, with students to follow. I don’t know where […]

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Dynamic Learning Project, ESSA Evidence Regs

By Anne Wujcik | 08/04/2017 | 0 Comments

Google just doesn’t quit, with a new demonstration of its commitment to the education market, Google and Digital Promise have announced a new partnership—the Dynamic Learning Project—that will address the what the organizations describe as an emerging “second level digital divide” which is created by major differences in the ways teachers and students use technology. […]

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Vicki’s Scoops for July 28

By Vicki Bigham | 07/28/2017 | 0 Comments

OK, you heard it here, and some of you will want to thank me. Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day, an international celebration of sysadmins. And we know they deserve the love, right? They keep us up and running, often working their magic at impossible hours. Please thank your System Administrator today—my husband and business […]

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Vicki’s Scoops for July 21

By Vicki Bigham | 07/21/2017 | 0 Comments

Whew, this week flew by! But that brings us back to Friday, and that works for the Snoop. How about you? And before you head out, you know the drill….check my scoops! New roles for colleagues and friends…. Anuraj Soni has been appointed as the Global Head of Professional Services for AIM Software, a leader […]

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Vicki’s Scoops for July 14

By Vicki Bigham | 07/14/2017 | 0 Comments

It is most definitely July in Houston—not the best time to visit here. “Hot town, summer in the city….” But you know you can count on me for the hot scoops of the week so please read on now…. New roles for colleagues and friends…. The education nonprofit MIND Research Institute’s Board of Directors has […]

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Vicki’s Scoops for July 7

By Vicki Bigham | 07/07/2017 | 0 Comments

Happy Friday, everyone. I can remember a time when things slowed down in the summer, but no more, right? Just keep pushing on! But do take a quick look at the scoops I have for you and some EdNET updates before your weekend starts—and when it does, I hope it is a terrific one! New […]

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Personalized Learning: A Student-Centered Approach for Learning Success

By Guest Contributor | 06/26/2017 | 0 Comments
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Janet Pittock, Curriculum Director, and Cassondra Corbin-Thaddies, Director of Professional Learning – McGraw Hill Education Personalized learning is no longer just a buzzword or a passing fad. In fact, more and more school leaders view the successful implementation of personalized learning programs as top priorities for their classrooms. In a recent survey, 86% of district […]

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