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metacog Partners with PhET Interactive Simulations

A lot of education companies are putting data analytics to work, because the first step in improving student outcomes is to see where students are. All Data Analytics Were Not Created Equal But you can only get so much from information collected outside the activities. That kind of data is like taking student attendance —…

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Tech Tip: Video Subtitles in Multiple Languages

Perhaps your educational products are now being published in other countries. If your products use video, that poses a problem: How can I efficiently create videos that can work in multiple languages? Watch this video for quick tip we think you will find useful when subtitles are an option.

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metacog Releases Automated Real-time Rubric-based Scoring API

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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What’s Next? Part 2: Curriculum

In this video, Victory’s editorial directors for STEM and ELA/Social Studies discuss what’s new and what’s next in curriculum development. Below are links to resources alluded to in the discussion. It has always been true that technological advances change education. Here we examine more deeply why these changes take place and discuss (in historical context) how…

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What’s Next? Part 1: The Purpose of Education

In these times of change, it is good to focus on what hasn’t changed: the purpose of education. We see this as a guiding light that will help us chart a course for success on each and every project. In this 4-minute video, the Victory team shares some perspectives on what’s new and what’s next…

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Collaborating with EdGate on K–12 OER Collaborative Grant

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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Design: The Secret Behind Effective Digital Learning Experiences – Part 1

The emerging world of simulations and game-based learning is gaining traction with students, teachers, and designers of digital learning environments. Why?

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Rapid Prototype for the K–12 OER Collaborative

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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Why EdTech Is Key for Personalized Learning…But Content Is Still King

In this video, I share some thoughts on EdTech and personalized learning. If your preferred mode is reading, the transcript is below the video.

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Why Instrument an Educational Simulation?

In earlier blogs, I showed how we are using metacog to instrument some of our prototype TEIs (technology enhanced items). The idea is simple: as thousands or millions of learners use a DLO (digital learning object), their actions can be streamed anonymously to the metacog™ servers. This happens in the background without interfering with the…

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