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The Explosion of Video in the Classroom

 

How Publishers are Making Videos “Teacher-Ready”

 

Check out Gina Faulk’s guest column, “The Explosion of Video in the Classroom” in MDR School of Thought. Learn how EdGate helps publishers extract keywords, concepts, descriptions and standards to ease video discoverability.

 

EdGate offers Section 508 Compliance

For those of our clients who use EdGate’s Correlation User Interface (CUI) capabilities, the CUI’s can now be created so that they are fully 508-compliant. 

EdGate’s CUI empowers users to dynamically search and retrieve the correlation data in real time. Hosted by EdGate, this iFrame is designed to be branded and embedded onto publisher websites for real time searching of correlations.

Podcasting in Kindergarten: It’s Happening

Are you smarter than a 5-year-old? Take this into consideration: Kindergarteners across the country are now creating podcasts. Podcasts are just one of the ways technology has been integrated into classroom…even classrooms at the Kindergarten level. We came across an article in the latest Education Week issue that discusses how teachers are turning to podcasts to practice reading, writing, and speaking skills.

Texas Requires Publishers use CASE by 2020

Have you heard the news? Texas has announced that as part of Proclamation 2020 they will require that publishers use the machine-readable TEKS standards that have been provided by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). These standards are provided in the IMS Global CASE-Certified machine-readable format.

Announcing New Resources Added to the Curriculum Matrix February 2019

Curriculum Matrix LogoIn the last few weeks, 795 new resources have been added to the Curriculum Matrix from the sources listed below

  • 3D Geography

  • Amoeba Sisters (YouTube)

  • Bozeman Science

  • Classroom Antarctica

  • Crash Course (YouTube and Khan)

  • Defence 2020

  • Microsoft – Hacking STEM

Standards Update - February 2019

Updates to The EdGate Standards Repository include:

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Ethics

A vast number of companies are investing in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) as computers have to be programmed to understand what next logical step to take with AI and ML. For computers to “see” and “hear” requires a plethora of data points and algorithms. At the same time, society needs to be ready to embrace, and as needed, challenge this technology.

Boston leads effort with Early Childhood Education

According to a recent report from New America, the Boston Public Schools have improved learning outcomes among students in pre-k through second grade by developing a curriculum that connects seamlessly from one year to the next.

New Feature Highlight: Automated Search Term Creation

While EdGate is known for aligning publisher's curriculum to standards, we persistently work to provide new and cost-effective solutions to address the needs of all clients on any scale.

Announcing New Resources Added to the Curriculum Matrix January 2019

Curriculum Matrix LogoIn the last few weeks, 960 new resources have been added to the Curriculum Matrix from the sources listed below

  • Ancient Egypt

  • Ancient Literature

  • Battery University

  • California State University

  • Fordham University

  • Illuminations/NCTM

  • Khan Academy

  • Kids National Geographic