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Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative Implements icurio to Aid Digital Conversion

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Kentucky Valley Educational Consortium We are pleased to announce that Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC), a non-profit educational support agency comprised of 19 LEAs that provide services to member district schools in Eastern Kentucky, has selected Knovation to support and guide its conversion to digital content. Beginning this month, KVEC will use the learning engagement solution, icurio, to foster modern, digital learning initiatives across multiple school districts. KVEC’s partnership with Knovation and use of icurio was made possible through the RTTD Grant, which aims to improve personalized learning with best practices that school districts across the county can learn from …

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Shifting Accountability to Competency-based Learning

Accountability is really important in life.  Without it, we float around often lacking a sense of direction or accomplishment.  Yet, if we’re accountable to the wrong measures, we may have direction and accomplishment but be led down the wrong path.  Ideally, accountability should come from within ourselves; however, often in today’s K12 public education, we see accountability coming from the system, not the learner. In many public K12 systems today, we focus on accountability to time – our school calendar, our pacing guides – instead of accountability to real demonstrations of knowledge, skill and understanding.  We focus on getting far …

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District Administration Top 100 Products

Every year, District Administration magazine releases a list of district leaders’ Top 100 K-12 favorite products. The nation’s top K-12 leaders submit hundreds of enthusiastic testimonials throughout the year, and the magazine’s editorial board carefully narrows down the list based on the quantity and quality of these testimonies. In 2014, DA received more than 2,400 unique nominations – a record-breaking number! The use of technology in school districts has experienced tremendous growth in all areas – from access control to audio-visual tools, from learning management and assessment platforms to instructional solutions. In addition, the number of players within each one …

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Site of the Day

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis: Flight Adventure’s Flight School

Jan. 30

This online game lets you control the flight of the FPG-9 (foam plate glider) by moving the elevons and rudder.  Practice a few times to see how the glider moves before you take on the challenges.  First you might want to learn about the FPG-9, and see what yaw, pitch, and roll have to do with its flight and control.  When you feel you’ve learned enough in flight school, take the flight challenges in which you need to fly the glider through targets.  If that is too easy, earn your wings by going on flight missions.  You can even learn …

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Professional Learning

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative Implements icurio to Aid Digital Conversion

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Kentucky Valley Educational Consortium We are pleased to announce that Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC), a non-profit educational support agency comprised of 19 LEAs that provide services to member district schools in Eastern Kentucky, has selected Knovation to support and guide its conversion to digital content. Beginning this month, KVEC will use the learning engagement solution, icurio, to foster modern, digital learning initiatives across multiple school districts. KVEC’s partnership with Knovation and use of icurio was made possible through the RTTD Grant, which aims to improve personalized learning with best practices that school districts across the county can learn from …

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icurio Newsletters

January 2015: Help Every Student Prepare for Spring Assessments

Targeted Resources and Support Tools to Help EVERY Student Succeed Welcome to January! With the excitement of a new calendar year comes carefully planned preparation for the 2015 testing season. Many of us at Knovation are former educators, and we understand the challenges of implementing test preparation strategies based on your students’ individual needs within your daily lessons. To save time and ease your lesson planning frustration, use icurio’s refinement options and built-in literacy support tools to easily target resources to the areas where your students need the most help—reducing the stress of test preparation for everyone! Use these tips …

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netTrekker Newsletters

January 2015: Welcome to an Exciting New Season…of Test Preparation!

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Targeted Resources and Support Tools to Help EVERY Student Succeed Welcome to January! With the excitement of a new calendar year comes carefully planned preparation for the 2015 testing season. Many of us at Knovation are former educators, and we understand the challenges of implementing test preparation strategies based on your students’ individual needs within your daily lessons. To save time and ease your lesson planning frustration, use netTrekker’s refine search options and built-in literacy support tools to easily target resources to the areas where your students need the most help—reducing the stress of test preparation for everyone! Use these …

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