Managing downstream unfunded benefits & mitigating revenue. Includes research from CDE on absence management problems.
An actionable plan to design a next-generation wireless network to support BYOD and 1-1 computing.
To provide a high level overview of emergency scenarios and a mass notifcation desktop solution.
A comprehensive view of response systems with insight on how to effectively use this technology.
The following paper explores the growing issue of classroom management and the developments that are driving it. It pinpoints diverse classrooms, the rise of the so-called “digital native,” and unprecedented, rapid shifts in culture as three of the principle problems that are making it difficult for educators to properly manage the contemporary classroom.
What's the matter with math? Does that program really work? How did JiJi the penguin bring excitement to math? Download the MIND Research Institute's recent report that shows how its program is changing the way mathematics is taught to young students.
The proliferation of interactive whiteboards in the classroom has brought many challenges, not the least of which is how to properly prepare teachers to take full advantage of the technology. This white paper offers a model for a successful approach to training teachers in the use of interactive whiteboards.
In 2011, Steven H. Shaha, PhD, DBA, observed the impact of professional development in 422 Title 1 schools across the United States between the school years 2008/09 and 2009/10. Dr. Shaha measured performance by standardized test scores, and his study demonstrates a dramatic improvement among Title 1 schools in which teachers actively participate in professional development.
Districts are turning to virtual learning to improve student performance, save money, and empower teachers.
Amelia Earhart Middle School in Riverside, CA was selected by the district to pilot HMH Fuse: Algebra I, a new comprehensive educational program designed for the iPad. As a school that has experience with forward-moving technology, the educators at Earhart devised a strategic plan to utilize HMH Fuse: Algebra with students randomly assigned to use the app in comparison with those using a textbook for an entire school year. The results of the implementation were impressive: students using the HMH Fuse app were more motivated, more attentive in class, and more engaged with Algebra content relative to students using textbooks.