DIGITAL LEARNING MEETS DIGITAL DEMOCRACY: Alliance for Excellent Education Accepting Public Feedback on New Digital Learning Draft State Legislation ArticleAugust 06, 2012
On August 1, the Alliance for Excellent Education began an unprecedented digital process asking the American public to participate in developing major new state legislation designed to make digital learning and educational technology available to all students around the country.
MAPPING A PERSONALIZED LEARNING JOURNEY: New Report Links Students’ Interest in STEM to Technology in Classroom ArticleMay 14, 2012
A survey of students and educators finds children are more likely to have an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields when their classroom’s instructional model incorporates personalized learning strategies, digital technology, and social media.
SEIZING THE OPPORTUNITY: Alliance Report Offers Federal Recommendations on Digital Learning and Technology ArticleSeptember 06, 2011
Drawing upon promising educational practices already underway in several states, a new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education connects how federal efforts can enable states, districts, and schools to maximize technology and digital learning to improve student outcomes.
Digital Learning and Technology: Federal Policy Recommendations to Seize the Opportunity—and Promising Practices That Inspire Them Report/Fact SheetAugust 12, 2011
Technology and digital learning provide innovative opportunities to improve education, personalize learning for each student, and have better student achievement.
Assessing Deeper Learning Report/Fact SheetJuly 28, 2011
This brief shows what assessments that measure deeper learning would look like, how they are used in other countries, how technology can support their development, and how they can be implemented feasibly.
On December 7, the Alliance for Excellent Education, Asia Society, Committee for Economic Development, Council of Chief State School Officers, and National Governors Association Center for Best Practices cohosted a live webcast featuring Andreas Schleicher, head of indicators and analysis division for OECD’s Directorate of Education.
COMING DECEMBER 17: One-on-One Opportunity to Ask Questions of the OECD’s Andreas Schleicher ArticleDecember 13, 2010
On December 17, Andreas Schleicher will join Alliance President Bob Wise for a one-on-one Q&A on the PISA results and lessons learned from the world’s highest performers.
WINNING BY DEGREES: New Report Examines How to Improve College Degree Attainment Rates at U.S. Higher Education Institutions ArticleNovember 29, 2010
To reach the goal of producing one million more college graduates a year without increasing public funding, U.S. higher education institutions would need to improve their degree completion productivity by an average of 23 percent according to a new report from McKinsey & Company.