Welcome to the No. 108 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning

Teachers in High-Poverty Schools Less Confident About Ed Tech, Survey Finds

Teachers who are most confident about educational technology tend to work in low-poverty and suburban schools, bringing their students a wide range of experiences and potential benefits that other young people may lack, concludes a survey released today by the Education Week Research Center.

7 Top Corporate Learning Management Systems for Employee Training & Development

The pace of technological developments over the last decade has had a major impact on organizations of different sizes across different industries. From manufacturing companies to retail and service based firms, businesses are consistently required to upgrade their methods and processes in order to remain competitive.

ScholarChip adds smart ID apps to PowerSchool dashboard – CR80News

ScholarChip, provider of smart one-card systems for K-12 schools, has partnered with education technology company, PowerSchool Group, through an independent software vendor partnership agreement to integrate ScholarChip applications with PowerSchool’s learning management dashboard. Under the new partnership, teachers and administrators can enter ScholarChip’s portal and access its suite of school safety and operations applications directly on the PowerSchool dashboard.

When Tech Meets Project Based Learning (EdSurge News)

Almost 20 years ago, when Paul Curtis was a social studies teacher at the just-opened New Technology High School in Napa, Calif., there wasn’t much “tech” to support project-based learning. “We didn’t even give the kids email addresses back then,” he chuckles. Even now, Curtis, Director of Curr

3 Higher Education Proposals That Don’t Cut It

The proposed reforms maintain an open spigot of federal college subsidies.

Academic reputations: will the TEF be a game changer?

Reputation matters a great deal in higher education and both individuals and universities trade on it far more than they may care to admit. But in academia, reputation has long been based on research performance: the prestige of a paper in a high-ranking journal, or position in a league table focused on research outcomes.

National Education Policy Center: Class Size and Money Both Matter in Education

The National Education Policy Center (NEPC), out of the School of Education at the University of Colorado, Boulder, just put out two short research papers that conclude, class size matters, and money in education matters.

To Find Success with Data-Driven Education Reform, You’ve Got to Make It Personal

When Enoch Woodhouse III surveys the state of education reform today, he sees the same ineffective battles duplicated nationwide. Sure, there are more reformers than a decade ago, he notes, but most still don’t have the political skills to match union organizing.

8 Top Influencers in Edtech –

As new technology continues to emerge, the positive benefits it has in K12 education expands to more people who share their unique insights and expertise. Here’s a short list of leading edtech influencers. If you’re fortunate enough to get an opportunity to meet them in person, don’t pass up the chance.

Seeing RED at ISTE: The Latest Ed-Tech Findings

Project RED-a national research and advocacy plan to investigate how technology can help re-engineer our education system — offered a preview of its latest findings at this year’s ISTE Conference in Denver, Colorado on June 28 th. In 2010, Project RED conducted the first large-scale national study to identify and prioritize the factors that make some U.S.