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Top 10 Victory Blogs in 2016

What are your colleagues exploring? From instructional design to visual literacy to interactive lessons, here’s one way to find out: the top ten Victory blogs from 2016. This year we had 6,187 unique visitors to our blog, and more than 2,100 of you kept coming back. Our top blog had 432 unique page-views, and it kept people…

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Insights From NCSS 2016

Mark Twain said, “What gets us in trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know that just ain’t so.” Today’s students are bombarded with information and images and there is a need for lessons that foster critical thinking and civic responsibility. The time for strong, innovative social studies lessons has arrived. The…

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metacog Building Its Deep Learning Analytics Platform with Databricks

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Victory’s spinoff metacog was just featured in a blog post by Databricks, a company founded by the team that created Apache Spark, a powerful open-source data processing engine. See the Databricks blog post below. metacog has been hard at work releasing new capabilities of its learning analytics platform, while at the same time enhancing existing…

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metacog Releases Automated Real-time Rubric-based Scoring API

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Victory’s spinoff metacog just released its advanced scoring analytics API at ISTE 2015 in Philadelphia. See the press release here, and feel free to share it with your colleagues. Why Assessment Has Changed Assessments have been evolving rapidly, mostly due to these factors: The new standards (Common Core and Next Generation Science) focus on practices…

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Collaborating with EdGate on K–12 OER Collaborative Grant

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Victory is partnering with EdGate to develop the rapid prototype for high school math for the K–12 OER Collaborative. See the EdGate press release here. More Than Correlation Needed for OER Deployment When developing new materials in an OER environment, effective tools are needed for both developers and end users to maximize the benefit of…

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Rapid Prototype for the K–12 OER Collaborative

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Victory is proud to have been chosen to develop a rapid prototype for the K–12 OER Collaborative (see the press release below). We are developing high school mathematics. Open Educational Resources (OER), Standards, and What’s Next in Education As Jennifer Wolfe of The Learning Accelerator states, Victory and the other rapid prototype developers have significant…

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