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They're Listing a List—We're Making It Twice!
Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The editors and reviewers of Common Sense Media's Graphite platform have selected work from two of our projects for their list of Best EdTech of 2014.

NSF Announces Funding for Science Learning+
Tuesday, December 2, 2014

As part of the Science Learning+ initiative, the NSF has funded our investigation of digital badges as assessments in informal science learning.

Technology for the World's Children
Thursday, November 20, 2014

Dr. Daniel Light is the author of a chapter on technology, teaching, and learning in the UN's State of the World's Children 2015 report.

Back to Basics for Better Data
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Dr. Peggy Clements is the author of “The Need for Better Data about K-12 Online Learning: Starting with How and Why” on the EDC’s Learning and Teaching Division blog.

Study: Transmedia Math Supplement is Effective

Preschoolers who participated in a 10-week PBS KIDS Transmedia Math Supplement with videos and activities acquired essential math skills.

Dec 9
Peggy is at the Wisconsin State Leaders Advancing Technology in Education conference (SLATE) to talk about her work with the REL Midwest Virtual Education Research Alliance examining how and why schools are using online courses for their students.
Dec 4
Peggy is in Chicago, presenting with REL Midwest colleagues a Web event about a study examining the efficacy of online courses for credit recovery. Click here for info.
Dec 2
John and Katie are in KIngston, NY, observing how middle-school teachers use Possible Worlds games as analogies for science concepts.