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February 09, 2015 2015: The Year of the Learner
Blog Editor’s Note: Putting the student at the center of their learning is transforming classrooms across our country and world. Diana Stepner explains how this concept will impact many facets of...

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February 09, 2015 A Journey, in Reverse…
About two weeks ago and in a span of several days, I unexpectedly and without planning traveled in reverse as if sitting with Michael J. Fox, in the movie Back to the Future’s, time altering...

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February 09, 2015 State of Higher Ed Tech in 2015
While the number of new college students taking online courses has leveled off over the past year, colleges and universities are still pursuing creating and improving their online degree programs....

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February 09, 2015 Teaching twice: The hidden cost of America’s education system
President Obama offered up an ambitious plan to make the first two years of community college free of charge. It’s a highlight of his budget proposal and will be a tent-pole issue of the...

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February 09, 2015 Is it too soon to flip your classroom?
Blog Editor’s Note: The conversation around flipping the classroom is ongoing with many great ideas surfacing as well as pitfalls to avoid. Nick Friedman, guest contributor on Pearson’s Labs...

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February 09, 2015 Jim’s Findings from Automotive Week in Scottsdale, AZ
Blog Editor’s Note: James Halderman, Automotive Author, had the opportunity to attend “Automotive Week” in Scottsdale, Arizona last month. Below, Jim provides a review of five collector car...

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February 09, 2015 Babson Study: Distance Education Enrollment Growth Continues, But at Slowest Rate Ever
The 2014 Survey of Online Learning conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group and co-sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium, Pearson and Tyton Partners, was released February 5, 2015. Based...

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February 02, 2015 Hackathons – Hubs for Creating and Learning
When you hear the word, “Hacker” do you think of an emotionless, sleep-deprived person who is cooped up in a basement in front of a computer screen finding flaws in mobile phone software in exchange...

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January 29, 2015 Pearson Partners with Becker Professional Education to Improve Employability in Accounting
Partnership provides access to high-quality exam prep content that helps learners earn CPA credentials NEW YORK — … Continue reading →

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January 28, 2015 InfoSnap Honored as Inaugural PowerSchool Independent Software Vendor Excellence Award Winner
Recognized for Exemplary Work Collaborating With Pearson PowerSchool to Develop and Implement API Tools  NEW YORK – … Continue reading →

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January 22, 2015 Pearson to Host the “STEM Education Series: Closing the Gender Gap” Event
Event Seeks to Improve the Underrepresentation of Women in STEM Fields with a Focus on Computer Science … Continue reading →

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January 22, 2015 Bridging the Gap in STEM and Computer Science
As we end the two-week long STEM: Bridging the Gender Gap series, I think it would be a good idea to bring attention to a post from December 2013 by Olivia Armstrong.

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January 21, 2015 Thousands of Students Realize Dramatic Grade-Level Gains Learning With iLit, Pearson’s Tablet-Based Reading Intervention Program
Literacy Skills Improve by More Than Two Grade Levels in Just One Year Learning With iLit ORLANDO … Continue reading →

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January 21, 2015 Pearson Announces Revolutionary Tablet-Based Interactive Assessment for English Language Learners at FETC 2015
TELL (Test of English Language Learning) Leverages Touch and Speech Recognition to Automatically Measure Listening, Speaking, Reading … Continue reading →

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January 21, 2015 Project-Based Learning and the Internet of – well, Everything!
Peter Hirschberg challenged us to consider the revolutionary impacts of data and the internet not as the “internet of things

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January 20, 2015 Making STEM Accessible for Girls
What do a group of girls, a bunch of cardboard, and the mobile game Flappy Bird have to do with closing the gender gap in STEM education?

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January 16, 2015 Bridging the Diversity Gap in Computer Science
Even though CS has been perceived as vocational, technology is pervasive in our lives and also represents a skill-set that has tremendous demand in the job market and that alone makes it foundational.

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January 15, 2015 Using Prentice Hall Writing Coach Online
January 14, 2015 Coding a More Diverse Future
Recently, there has been a groundswell of interest in computer programming and coding. While these are indeed skills that are critical to technological innovation, it’s important to note that...

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January 13, 2015 Girls Who Code: Empowering Girls for Computer Science Majors and Careers
By 2020, there will be 1.4 million jobs open in the computing related fields, and at current rates just 3% of them will be filled by women educated in the US. In the past 30 years we've seen a steep...

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