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Web Design & Development For Education Agencies

Navigation North has extensive knowledge of Content Management System (CMS) platform structure, design, and accessibility unique to district, state, and federal education agencies. Quite frequently, our clients' needs can be met by leveraging the power of WordPress or Drupal. We elevate web development projects with content and messaging strategy support, partnered with technical expertise spanning over two decades. Our team is made up of [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|

Navigation North Project Earns 2017 Gold MUSE Award

The Smithsonian Learning Lab was launched last year as a result of the partnership between The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access in Washington, D.C. and educational technology agency Navigation North. Last week, the project was awarded a 2017 Gold MUSE Award for Education & Outreach from the American Alliance of Museums. [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|

Celebrating 12 Years Of EdTech Development

We did it! Navigation North is turning 12 years old! In the spring of 2005, following a string of life choices which just weren’t working out as expected, Joe Hobson found he'd had enough with stifling his entrepreneurial spirit at a government job. So, he set out to try something new, on his own. After just a few [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|

Navigation North Named Leading Web Development Agency

Washington, D.C. based research firm Clutch rates Navigation North as a leading service provider in Minneapolis for 2017! The company evaluates digital agencies to identify the best of the best on services provided, companies served, and independently conducted client reviews. Navigation North has been partnering with educational agencies since 2005 to provide learning solutions and informational websites. Our clients include [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|

Leading OER Resource Research Partnership: Smithsonian Learning Lab

For over five years the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (SCLDA) has been researching, building, and improving the Smithsonian Learning Lab for educators. But now it is time to hear from the students! We at Navigation North are proud to be a partner in this exciting venture which brings digitized collections from Smithsonian's 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|

Prepare Your Students For Digital Assessments By Using Free Online Resources

The second half of the school year brings with it major education assessments which can be a stressful time for teachers, parents, and students. PARCC, Smarter Balanced, ACT Aspire, and Common Core States Standards (CCSS). According to The Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment: "The average difference in the percentage of students scoring proficient or advanced in the CSTs between [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|

Teachers Rocked The Booth At CUE Conference

Navigation North had a blast at CUE 2017! Our team demonstrated some of the platforms we helped develop, including CTE Online, The Smithsonian Learning Lab, and Open ED Community. It was wonderful to meet so many different, creative, and excited teachers. We were asked time and time again, "How is all this stuff free?!?" Thank you to all the teachers who [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|