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Entries by Tom Vander Ark from 06/2012

Boosting Math Achievement: A Letter to NSF

| Posted 06.01.2012 | Education

The weak math achievement distribution in America is a complex phenomenon. Four of the root causes are culture, preparation, standards, and practices.

Partisanship Is Ruining Public Education

| Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Polarization is bad for our kids. The solution set is pretty clear. But all the money sloshing around in our political system makes it hard for us to listen to each other.

DreamBox Learning: Adaptive, Engaging, and Motivating Math

| Posted 06.13.2012 | Education
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With engaging content driven by a smart engine and visual progress reports, Dreambox is a snapshot of what the rest of education will look like five years from now.

Cisco Networking Academies: A Picture of the Future

| Posted 06.18.2012 | Education

The Cisco Networking Academy is part social responsibility, part workforce development, and part demonstration product. With more than 1 million enrolled students and about 40,000 assessments weekly, it is also the biggest classroom in the world.

NGLC Awards Grants to Innovative Schools

| Posted 06.19.2012 | Education

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) announced its second round of grants to innovative high school and college programs today.