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The Benefits of Switching to Digital Education

The Benefits of Switching to Digital Education

If there’s one flaw that the onset of COVID-19 has exposed in traditional educational institutions, it’s their inability to adapt fast enough to survive and thrive during a global emergency, show the Benefits of Switching to Digital Education. With most campuses...

Technology Tools for Competency-Based Learning

Technology Tools for Competency-Based Learning

Technology for transitioning to the new educational model As more education leaders and innovators move toward competency-based learning, schools are beginning to adjust their approach to teaching and learning. Developing a CBE...

Student Information System: Build vs. Buy

Student Information System: Build vs. Buy

The decision “to build or to buy” is an important one that has many variables associated with it. The question may have crossed the minds of your institution’s stakeholders when considering the purchase of a new Student Information System. Some institutions still...

SIS Flexibility for Managing Hierarchical Institutions

SIS Flexibility for Managing Hierarchical Institutions

Running a large educational institution with multiple hierarchical levels can be challenging when it comes to managing various colleges, districts, or other organizational types with different ways of operating - including applications/admissions processes, grad...

It’s All About Data

It’s All About Data

Suppose you could see at a glance, upon logging in to your student information system, the most pertinent information you needed to start your day’s work. Imagine seeing a graphical representation of the data you are most interested in right there on your dashboard,...

The Simulated Classroom for Virtual Learning

The Simulated Classroom for Virtual Learning

The exponential growth of online schools during the past decade, and the subsequent trend of traditional schools to introduce an online program has taken a new turn. Education is now moving back in the other direction – a sort of Boomerang effect - not returning back...

A Key Resource to Individualize Learning

Innovations in education technology have allowed K-12 and higher education institutions to challenge the status quo and restructure the use of class time. Blended learning has been implemented in classrooms around the world, changing how students learn, and how...

National Distance Learning Week

National Distance Learning Week

The growth and quality of online learning continues to increase in both K-12 and Higher Education, but maintaining a classroom environment, when possible, for socialization and the personalized oversight of a teacher or professor continues to enrich a student’s...

Utilizing Predictive Analytics to Improve Student Outcomes

Utilizing Predictive Analytics to Improve Student Outcomes

The evolution of Student Information Systems (SIS) has brought about many valuable enhancements to support data-driven decisions and improved education outcomes. A comprehensive, well-architected SIS provides institutions the scalability to store vast amounts of...

Nine Ways States Can Create Competency-Based Education Systems

Posted November 4, 2015 by Dale Frost Most schools and education systems are designed around seat time, or providing students with a minimum number of instructional hours. Seat time is the foundation of most education policies, from funding to credits to graduation...

7 Benefits of Using Small Data in K-12 Schools

While big data is a huge deal in today’s business world, small data can make a real and timely impact on the education field. Here's how. A student takes a class on Raspberry Pi, a credit-card-sized single-board computer developed to promote the teaching of basic...

Utilizing Technology to Increase Student Retention

There are many ways in which Technology can increase the odds of course completion, and facilitate overall student satisfaction and success. There are four features that every administrator should insist their School Administrative System Software provide to maximize student retention and student success.