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Understanding EdReports’ Role in Curriculum Development
What Is EdReports? EdReports is a non-profit organization that provides independent, evidence-based reviews of K-12 educational materials. These include both textbooks and technology-based products. The reviews are designed to help schools and districts make informed...
4 Common Misconceptions Students Have About Algebra and How Publishers Can Help
In the United States, algebra is seen as the gateway course to higher-level math courses and, in some cases, even college. It also plays a crucial role in many areas of study, including science, engineering, and finance. Since this is usually the first encounter with abstract mathematical thinking, students often experience confusion and uncertainty. Here are four common misconceptions students have about algebra and how publishers can help to address these misunderstandings.
Follow These 7 Great Tips When Creating Educational Products for K-12
The best elements publishers can include for their ed products meet the customer’s needs. Besides that, their products exceed customer expectations. Also, these products facilitate educators’ personal growth. Features nurture and transform students for their learning journey. To meet these goals, publishers can follow these great tips when creating educational products for K-12
eLearning and Interactive Assessments: Increasing Student Engagement
In our digital age, eLearning involves students of all ages. Many publishers must create educational content and assessments that are accessible online. However, research from the journal Online Learning shows that simply providing students with online content is not enough to ensure that they will be successful. Students must stay engaged in order to master the material. One way to increase student engagement is through the use of interactive assessments.
Incorporating Technology in History Lessons
Use technology to create digital historical timelines, produce newspaper articles about historical events or figures.
How Publishers Can Help Fix 4 Misconceptions Students Have About Multiplication
Publishers can help fix 4 misconceptions students have about multiplication
Our Top Blogs of 2022
As we get ready to welcome 2022, we thought it would be a great idea to recap 2021 with our top 5 articles written this year.
5 Benefits Publishers Get When Using Human Translations Versus Machine Translations (Google Translate)
When using human translations versus machine translation, the text stays in the intended context. Besides that, some languages do not translate an exact one-to-one meaning of the words. Yes, the machine translator will get the basics right. But it will not keep the voice and personality of the author. It will not capture the voice of a company’s brand. The emotional weight of the text will be lost in translation.
Using Open-Ended Questions in Student-Centered Learning
Using open-ended questions can get a better, longer response than closed-ended questions in student centered learning classrooms.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Competency Based Education in K-12
Competency-based education has many plusses. Still, it is worth taking a moment to get to know what to expect from this plan. Yes, let’s talk about what competency-based education (CBE) is. Then, let’s dig into a few quick pros and cons. CBE focuses on the mastery of the subject and not how long it takes a learner to finish it. Competency-based education is popular in traditional hard skill careers, such as nursing and technical jobs.
Curriculum Development Using Effective Goals and Objectives
When developing quality curriculum, clearly articulated goals and objectives are the key to success. Understanding what students should learn each school year and course allows curriculum designers to plan effectively for day-to-day learning as well as for long-term...
Major Steps in the Curriculum Development Process
Quality curriculum development means combining educational standards, subject matter expertise, and instructional design into a cohesive flow that is appropriate for the target learner. There are four broad steps to the curriculum development process. These steps...