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I had the pleasure of representing Edmentum at the 2018 National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) in San Diego in late June. This is an annual conference sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) where experts in educational assessment come together to share their knowledge, research, and experiences with the assessment community, including assessment directors from state and district education departments, assessment companies, and psychometricians. The theme for 2018 was “Implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): How Assessment and Accountability Systems Can Support Continuous Improvement,” with the following session content strands:
South by Southwest (SXSW) is an annual music staple in Austin, Texas. But, did you know that in addition to the popular music, film, and interactive media festivals, SXSW hosts a conference centered all around education? SXSW EDU aims to deliver a professional development destination for those in the education industry through incredible thought leader talks, fascinating sessions, films, and much more. We’ve assembled an amazing team who is excited to share our expertise in Austin, and we need YOU to help us by voting through all of the sessions below!
LeBron James is the unquestioned MVP on the court, but is he the new MVP in the classroom, too? The NBA All-Star just recently opened the I Promise School for At-Risk Kids in his hometown of Akon, Ohio, and already the institution is being praised for its innovation, and tiers of support for both students and parents. Take a look inside this one-of-a-kind school and read more education news stories in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
What does the adult and higher education landscape look like today? What kind of payoff can a prospective student hope to receive by returning to the classroom? Here are some of the latest research and numbers (compiled by World Education, eLearning Industry, and COABE) to help provide adult learners and educators with a snapshot.
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