Making learning more personalized, more relevant, and more immersive have always been the moving goal-posts of education. Digital media has helped create infinite opportunities in terms of access to dynamic content, but it’s still, for the most part, an extension of traditional learning: groups of students watching and absorbing static information with minimal interaction.
Clarity Innovations, Inc. releases The Right Device for Teaching and Learning Analyst Report.
As technology continues to evolve, computers grow smaller and more power efficient. This means that computing devices can be embedded into all sorts of objects, from household items to clothing. This survey paper, developed by Clarity Innovations, provides an introduction to Internet of Things (IoT) and offers a glimpse into how it may affect education.
Technology adoption in US schools has grown dramatically over the past five years. In some cases, schools are rushing to adopt technology initiatives in order to support high-stakes testing or even to "keep up with the Joneses" in neighboring districts. To help better inform educators and leaders, one of Clarity Innovation's clients asked them to prepare an infographic documenting the research behind technology initiatives as they relate to preparing students for classrooms of the future, college, and career readiness.
Mesa Public Schools, in Mesa, Arizona, has approximately 64,000 students, making it the largest student enrollment of any unified school district in Arizona. Their existing hardware was outdating including: old desktop computers, slow network connections throughout the district, and classrooms using aging display technologies. They knew that the future of classroom technology was wireless, meaning teachers had the flexibility to design their classrooms and curriculum in a way that would best serve student and their learning experience.
The Transforming Teaching Project at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education has released a white paper describing a policy vision for teaching: From Quicksand to Solid Ground: Building a Foundation to Support Quality Teaching Across the United States.
In the just-released report Building Literacy Capacity: The Conditions for Effective Standards Implementation, new research from the National Center for Literacy Education (NCLE) presents a profile of what it takes to get standards implementation right.
The New Jersey Department of Education released a report called Transformative Budgeting for Digital Learning which aims to help schools and districts through the budget process for transitioning to digital curriculum.
This guide for re-imagining learning spaces is designed to help today’s educators make sense of the shifting landscape in modern education.