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Westhuizen, Duan vd – Commonwealth of Learning, 2016
This work starts with a brief overview of education in developing countries, to contextualise the use of the guidelines. Although this document is intended to be a practical tool, it is necessary to include some theoretical analysis of the concept of online assessment. This is given in Sections 3 and 4, together with the identification and…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Student Evaluation, Computer Assisted Testing, Evaluation Methods
Council of the Great City Schools, 2016
The overarching purpose of this document is to define a new vision for mathematics instruction that explicitly attends to the needs of English Language Learners (ELLs), addressing the interdependence of language and mathematics. The sections in this report are devoted to (1) making clear that the grade-level college- and career-readiness…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, English Language Learners, Student Needs, Teaching Methods
Bienkowski, Marie; Gerard, Sarah Nixon; Rubin, Shawn; Sanford, Cathy; Borrelli-Murray, Dana; Driscoll, Tom; Arora, Jessie; Hruska, Mike; Beck, Katie; Murray, Thomas; Hoekstra, Jason; Gannes, Stuart; Metz, Edward; Midgley, Steve; Castilla, Stephanie; Tomassini, Jason; Madda, Mary Jo; Chase, Zac; Martin, Erik; Noel, Marcus; Styles, Kathleen – Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2015
Opportunities abound for software designers and developers to create impactful tools for teachers, school leaders, students, and their families. This guide for developers, startups, and entrepreneurs addresses key questions about the education ecosystem and highlights critical needs and opportunities to develop digital tools and apps for learning.…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Design, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Burmark, Lynell – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2011
In today's increasingly visual world, the art of giving presentations is a much-needed talent. "They Snooze, You Lose", provides a comprehensive guide made especially for teachers and administrators who want to become presentation "stars" in their classrooms, at board meetings, or any time they are in front of an audience. This book describes how…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Administrators, Teachers
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Birnbaum, Barry W.; Kritikos, Effie Papoutsis – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2008
The law clearly states how assistive technology is to be used for children with learning disabilities. This article focuses upon the different types of technology that can be used for children with learning disabilities and provides an overview of the different types of technology available. (Contains 4 tables.)
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology, Children
Bowen, Trish – Distance Education and Training Council, 2006
Curriculum is the educational blueprint for institutions. Without it, they would not exist. Curriculum is their product; it provides the concepts, skills, and motivation that students need to shape their futures. From book-driven curriculum to the highest, technologically driven curriculum, an institution's main goal is to ensure that students…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Student Motivation, Curriculum Design, Educational Strategies
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National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This guide provides recommendations for collecting accurate, comparable, and useful data about virtual education in an elementary/secondary education setting. Its goals are to: (1) identify components common to many education information systems that are necessary to meet the information needs of policymakers, administrators, instructors, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, Data Collection, Information Systems
PACER Center, 2005
One of the greatest challenges facing educators is how to reach each student despite varied abilities and learning styles within the classroom. Using multimedia to educate students with disabilities can be key to overcoming this challenge. Multimedia allows teachers to create original and customized projects for students with disabilities, and to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Software, Special Education, Multimedia Instruction
US Department of Education, 2005
In many places across the country, public school students no longer automatically attend their neighborhood school. Instead, parents may decide that their child's needs are better met elsewhere, for example, at a small alternative school, an arts magnet school, a charter technology high school, or a media academy operating within a larger school.…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Educational Innovation, School Desegregation, Public Schools
Lockitt, Bill – 2000
This booklet provides a succinct guide to effective management procedures, including whether and how to take on projects, estimation of costs prior to project bids, project management tools, case studies, and practical exercises for staff development activities. Chapter 1 investigates why institutions take on projects, issues involved, benefits…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Communications, Computer Software, Cost Estimates
Texas State Comptroller of Public Accounts, Austin. – 2000
This report discusses the following "Top 10" ways to make technology work for schools: (1) develop long and short-range plans and budgets--don't fly blind; (2) create policies, procedures, and standards--the bedrock of effective technological change; (3) know what you need before you buy it; (4) apply the "Yellow Pages test"…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Educational Technology
Austin, Tackett; And Others – 1993
This book is designed to help a Technology Advisory Council (TAC) get a start at helping children obtain a better education--an education that prepares them for adulthood in an information age society. The advisory council is a representative group of stakeholders, i.e., the people who are affected by decisions and those involved in implementing…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Improvement
Farmer, Lesley S. J. – Technology Connection, 1998
Describes local networking approaches that encourage student interaction and better information access for the school community, while maintaining security measures. Discusses computer-supported collaborative work, simultaneous online discussion, educator support and curriculum development, courses on the Internet, and implementation. (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Mediated Communication, Cooperative Learning, Cooperative Planning
Dyrli, Odvard Egil; Kinnaman, Daniel E. – Technology and Learning, 1994
Describes strategies for districtwide technology planning, including establishing a technology steering committee; assessing the present state of technology in the district; identifying major components in district-level planning (developing a vision); and measuring success. Sources for sample technology plans are offered, and 10 common problems…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Needs Assessment
Clemente, Rebecca; And Others – Educational Technology, 1990
Presents in tabular form a summary of publishing requirements, guidelines, and suggestions from 59 current educational communications, technology, and library science journals and magazines to serve as a reference to potential contributors. (Three references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Communications, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Guidelines
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