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PISA Results Unveiled

PISA Results Unveiled

The triennial Pisa survey is perhaps the single most influential research project in global education. It influences schools policy everywhere from Iceland to India. The 2012 results are out this week and the fallout will be felt around the world. Our good friend Richard Vaughan, of TES Connect, caught up with global education leaders to get(…)

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EdTech Changing Face of Dyslexia: Part 3

EdTech Changing Face of Dyslexia: Part 3

  Welcome back to our look at Dyslexia in education and the role technology plays in bridging the gap for students around the globe. Dr. Michael Hart rejoins us to breakdown student needs at the elementary or primary levels of education. Michael shares great resources including Tom Daccord’s 2013 keynote speech, apps (see below) and(…)

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EdTech Changing Face of Dyslexia Part:2

EdTech Changing Face of Dyslexia Part:2

Welcome back to the Core’s focus on dyslexia and the impact education technology is having on children in classrooms across the globe in Part 2 of this 5-part series. Once again our special contributor is Dr. Michael Hart. Michael and I discuss the “mapping” approach to education technology solutions and specifically discuss voice recognition software,(…)

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Woofound CEO Dan Sines Talks Personalization in Education

Woofound CEO Dan Sines Talks Personalization in Education

Woofound CEO and co-founder Dan Sines chats with us about bleeding-edge technology that aims to shape education and workforce development. Dan discusses Woofound’s higher education, corporate HR and now K-12 efforts as they have users from 13 to 85. You’ll learn about the origins of Woofound and how a blind date impacted what they do(…)

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New CAEP Standards Reshaping Teacher Preparation

New CAEP Standards Reshaping Teacher Preparation

Dr. James Cibulka, President of Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), spent time with the Core discussing the new standards and performance reporting driving reform for teacher preparation programs across the country. We discuss the rationale behind the changes and the role teacher unions played in the overall development. Cibulka also shares his(…)

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Learning Research Metadata Initiative’s Dave Gladney

Learning Research Metadata Initiative’s Dave Gladney

Core of Education sits down with The Association of Education Publishers Project Manager Dave Gladney who explains the Learning Research Metadata Initiative (LRMI) in easy to understand terms. Dave continues with an analysis of exactly how this technology will improve the way teachers and students search for information. Dave speaks with candor about challenges facing(…)

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Andreas Schleicher Talks U.S. Education Ranking Scores

Andreas Schleicher Talks U.S. Education Ranking Scores

Earlier this year we had the pleasure of meeting Andreas Schleicher in London for the Education World Forum. Many of you might know him from his TED Talk and others will know him as the person with global education data at his finger tips. Schleicher is a world-renowned expert who heads the Program for International Student(…)

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Edgenuity CEO Sari Factor

Edgenuity CEO Sari Factor

Blended Learning has emerged as the leading approach to personalize learning for millions of U.S. school children. The  education sector is starving for innovation and direction in this arena and the Core is proud to welcome resident expert, Sari Factor the CEO of Edgenuity to the podcast. Sari discusses what Blended Learning looks like when(…)

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