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The advancements in classroom technology over the last decades have been abundant. We’ve moved from ink and parchment to pen and paper; blackboard to whiteboard to smartboard; radio to television and video; and now to computers, laptops and adaptive learning technologies. As technology advances, it seems like a natural choice to incorporate it into our classrooms. But how can we best take advantage of these advances and what kind of an impact will they truly

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Welcome to the first of McGraw-Hill Education’s five-part series covering important educational influencers and theories that have helped shape learning science today. We are constantly examining how we learn in order to find ways to make the learning process better. However, it’s important to remember the learning scientists who came before us and pay homage to those outside-of-the-box thinkers that helped pave our path to present day learning. Benjamin Bloom is the first of our

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Heath Morrison is the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at McGraw-Hill Education. Heath started his career in education as a social studies teacher, eventually becoming a principal and then a superintendent. He has a Ph.D in Education Policy and Planning and a Masters of Education Administration. Heath is a leader when it comes to promoting personalized instruction for every student, encouraging the use of technology in a way to spark innovative teaching and learning.

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As we continue to forge ahead through our digital generation, it is no surprise that eLearning continues to be a common, reoccurring trend. More and more instructors and students are adapting to the benefits and challenges offered by eLearning and it is being forecast that this year will mark a more personalized approach to learning. By adjusting the pace of instruction and leveraging student interests, this allows students to choose their own learning path. Teachers

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Earlier this week it was announced that McGraw-Hill Education was awarded a Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Award for McGraw-Hill Connect®, our teaching and learning environment for higher education . This is the second consecutive year that Connect claimed the title of “Best Postsecondary Learning Content Solution.” The CODiE awards are the only peer-recognized program in the content, education and software industries. We are delighted, for the second year in a row, to have

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You’ve spent countless hours researching and prepping the material for your lectures and course content. You think you’ve figured out what information would serve your students best, and structured it in a way that would coincide with the learning path you’ve planned. Now all you need your students to do is follow that path. You’ve given them the tools and resources, and they simply need to review them. Reading doesn’t necessarily result in learning if

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Dr. Ulrik Christensen is a medical doctor with over two decades of experience in learning science research. His journey into the realm of learning science began with the task of developing technology to address human errors in medicine, and broadened his scope to all of education. In this video, Dr. Christensen addresses the benefits of learning science technology from the perspective of both an instructor, and a student. https://www.youtube.com/embed/KuNa6pfMX1A In-class time can be fully utilized

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Dr. Shawn Mahoney is the Chief Academic Officer for McGraw-Hill Education, School, responsible for PreK-12 Product Development and Design. A former teacher, she and her team are focused on the academic design and academic integrity for awesome learning experiences, including the strategy for learning outcomes within the McGraw-Hill School Education digital learning ecosystem. In this video, Dr. Mahoney focuses on the emphasis and definition of Adaptive technology and how it provides a unique and effective

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