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August 07, 2013

Utah Personalizes Learning With Portable Records

In October, Digital Learning Now! published Data Backpacks: Portable Records & Learner Profiles. The paper makes the case for portable academic K-12 transcript that follows students grade to grade and school to school

July 18, 2013

The Conservative Case for Higher Common Standards

Highlighting the support of most current and many former Republican governors, conservatives launched a website yesterday in support of Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The new resource, Conservatives for Higher Standards, makes the case for high common college- and career-ready expectations, sets the record straight on what the new standards are and provides resources for educators, parents and policy makers.

January 02, 2013 Advocates for New Approaches to Capturing Evidence

Expanding Evidence Approaches for Learning in a Digital World is a new report from the EdTech Office at the Department of Education. "The report discusses the promise of sophisticated digital learning systems for collecting and analyzing very large amounts of fine-grained data ("big data") as users interact with the systems," said Karen Cator, the outgoing EdTech Director.

November 27, 2012

Will Common Core State Standards Accelerate or Slow Innovation?

Some friends are working on a paper on the topic of common standards and innovation. The primary question is how and whether the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) will accelerate or slow innovation.


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