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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|

How To #GoOpen Using The Learning Registry

#GoOpen Campaign The U.S. Department of Education’s #GoOpen Campaign encourages states, school districts and educators to use openly licensed educational materials to transform teaching and learning. Open data is the idea that data should be freely available to the public—both technically and legally—to use and redistribute without limitation. When high-value data sets are publicly available practitioners, researchers, and the public [...]

By | 2017-05-25T22:28:37+00:00 January 5th, 2017|

6 Reasons Teachers Love The Smithsonian Learning Lab

The Smithsonian Learning Lab provides an online toolkit for teachers to discover Smithsonian’s digital resources and create personalized learning experiences for themselves and others. Educators can visually explore more than 2 million resources from across the Smithsonian, so it’s easy to find something of interest. The website’s tools enable users to easily organize and customize the resources to make them [...]

By | 2018-02-27T11:17:37+00:00 December 16th, 2016|