• By David DeSchryver
    April 29, 2013

    The role of state educational agencies (SEAs) as technical support organizations is growing. They have to manage far more complicated issues and provide far more intensive support than they did just 10 years ago. Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    April 26, 2013

    W/A Senior Advisor Gene Hickok and Ad Astra CEO Tom Shaver put forth practical, immediate solutions the colleges can use to improve efficiency and outcomes on their campuses. Read more

  • By Ben Wallerstein
    April 15, 2013

    Historically, state policymakers have focused almost exclusively on the translation of military experience into course credit. However, with the emergence of more and more low cost or free course options, policymakers are taking note of the potential for MOOCs to de-risk an attempt at higher ed for nontraditional learners (and taxpayers), while increasing the pool of potential college completers. Read more

  • By Erica Price
    April 12, 2013

    Next week, the Whiteboard team will be at the ASU-GSV Innovation Summit. In preparation for three days of conversations around education innovation, we've created our own Buzzword Bingo. 

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  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    April 11, 2013

    Piper Jaffray has released interesting new survey data on teens and shopping. The findings shed light on teens’ smart phone usage, which has implications for technology as mobile learning continues toincrease. Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    April 9, 2013

    If you’re looking for some pre-reading in advance of the ASU-GSV Ed Innovation Summit next week, check out “The Smart Enterprise Wave” by entrepreneur Joe Lonsdale.  In this recent piece, Joe—partner at Formation 8 and founder of Palantir—explains an emerging trend in Silicon Valley that promises to disrupt nearly every major sector: Smart Enterprise. Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    April 2, 2013

    The NCLB accountability model is just that – a model.  The student academic growth model is just that – a model. The statistician George Box said it artfully, “All models are wrong, some models are useful.” Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    March 21, 2013

    Today, Digital Learning Now! has released the 2012 Digital Learning Report Card, a state-by-state analysis of policies that are enabling new models of learning to thrive in public classrooms. Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    March 13, 2013

    The Wall Street Journal has a great new series on the rapidly growing app industry, which sheds light on how people are using apps, who is developing them, and what the future of the business may look like.  Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    March 8, 2013

    Education is on the cusp of a major shift. It’s not sequestration, although political histrionics may suggest so. It’s not the waivers, although it decentralizes policy making in an important way.  It’s data. Read more

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