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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 | 2017-05-25T22:28:36+00:00 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 | 2017-05-25T22:28:36+00:00 March 27th, 2017|

Navigation North At CUE 2017 Conference In Palm Springs

Greetings, citizens! Some of the Navigation North team will be showcasing our projects and demonstrating how to best use the educational tools we've developed over the years in partnership with organizations such as the Smithsonian Institution, along with state and federal agencies, at the CUE 2017 National Conference. Navigation North VP and Director of Education, Brian Ausland, was asked by the US Department [...]

By | 2017-05-25T22:28:36+00:00 March 10th, 2017|

Navigation North Announces New Open Educational Resources Platform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 3/1/2017 Fast Growing EdTech Company to Launch Free Open Educational Resource Platform in Summer 2017 Chico, CA: Today, Navigation North, an educational technology research and development firm, announced a summer 2017 release of a no-cost online platform for educators titled Open ED Community. www.openEDcommunity.com Navigation North has been instrumental in several educational development projects including [...]

By | 2017-05-25T22:28:36+00:00 March 1st, 2017|

What Supports EdTech Project Success?

EdTech projects can be different from standard education or technology projects. What are steps clients and firms can take for best outcomes? How do we determine if a project has finished successfully? Education, as a culture, is informed as much by ritual and tradition as by research and data. Paying attention to the numbers is important, but not understanding education's cultural adherence to [...]

By | 2017-05-25T22:28:36+00:00 January 25th, 2017|

4 Reasons Students Love The Smithsonian Learning Lab

The Smithsonian Learning Lab was created to connect students to over 2 million digital resources available from 19 Smithsonian museums and the Smithsonian National Zoo. Partnered with this is the adoption of new state and federal policies calling for curricula to include digital materials and resources, including open education resources. But let's not focus on the stuffy adult whatnot. There are fun and [...]

By | 2017-05-31T13:01:30+00:00 January 11th, 2017|