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Digital Chaptering Services

Digital content is prevalent in today's classrooms at all levels of education from kindergarten to college. Video and audio content can be valuable stand-alone teaching tools or integral resources in lesson plans that utilize multiple information sources. The EdGate team makes technology based resources classroom-ready by segmenting educational material into easily absorbable chunks. EdGate provides written descriptions of each segment and provides relevant search terms for maximum visibility in content searches.

Standards Update - May 2017

Updates to The EdGate Standards Repository include:

Top Stories - May 2017

New York Revises and Remakes Common Core

After a two year review, New York State Education Department has revised the Common Core Learning Standards, now called the Next Generation English Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards.

 

Artificial Intelligence

The phrase artificial intelligence was coined in 1955 by computer scientist John McCarthy who used it to identify machines designed to mimic human behavior. Thanks to great advances over the last half century, the use of AI is growing in many industries.

Custom Development

Along with being a leader in standards correlation, an additional service offered by EdGate Correlation Services is Custom Development.  With a staff consisting of mostly former educators, adding up to over 200 years of teaching experience, EdGate's team of experts is poised to help with your custom projects.

The Hard Work of Growth Mindset in the Classroom

As the "new kid" at EdGate, I get to see a wider range of standards than what I was exposed to in my recent teaching experience. One concept that I used in my own classroom which can be used across the Common Core, modified Common Core or even different state or national standards, is Growth Mindset.

Understanding today's Libraries and MARC Records

Did you know there are more public libraries in the United States than McDonald's? Since the 1960s, libraries across the United States have been using MARC as a way to keep records traditionally shown on a catalog card.  MARC stands for MA-chine Readable Cataloging record. A plethora of information is included in these records, the most basic being name, summary, subject, and call number.

Standards Update - April 2017

Updates to The EdGate Standards Repository include:

Top Stories - April 2017

What is a Gen Z Librarian?

The role of the school librarian has adapted for Gen Z to include teaching new technology and information searching skills. School librarians of today offer students not only opportunities to learn and research new subjects, but also how to use technology to find valuable information needed for school projects.

Top Stories - March 2017

"Dirty Jobs" Mike Rowe Speaks to Congress to Discuss Strengthening Career and Technical Education
As Congress prepares to consider a new bill on career and technical education Rowe discussed how CTE and skilled trade professions need a PR makeover "to make work cool again."