Trends Support Need to Improve Student Readiness

Monthly Archives: May 2010

Trends Support Need to Improve Student Readiness

In the annual Distance Education Survey Results published by Instructional Technology Council, trends support the need to address improving student readiness and retention.  SmarterMeasure learning readiness indicator is in line with these goals.  Measuring personal attributes like time management and procrastination, learning styles, life factors, reading rate and recall, technical competency, and typing speed and […]

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Fun with PowerPoint

Have you ever seen a slide from a presentation and thought “that was cool”?  Well that is what sparked my interest about a recent blog post from Articulate with a tutorial I watched regarding spicing up PowerPoint.  I was surprised it was a slideshow and not some more elaborate program.  Using the instructions from the tutorial, I created […]

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Engaging Students and Teachers in the Classroom

Challenged with meeting the expectations of their 21st century learners, teachers are constantly trying to find ways to make their instruction more engaging in order to ultimately increase student achievement. Districts are also striving to increase teacher efficiency through organizational and planning tools, including aligning content with state learning standards. For ideas of what you […]

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Thinking Smarter

  Formerly Known As  Thinking Smarter (formerly eToolsAlert) May 2010 Do you want to THINK SMARTER?  Do you want to work SMARTER, NOT HARDER?  Our new monthly newsletter is designed to help you make minutes count. It is our new commitment to you.  Organizing your data and giving it back to you in a format […]

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Life Factors Launched Today!

We are pleased to announce that the new section of SmarterMeasure learning readiness indicator, Life Factors is now available to all current clients.  To learn more about how Life Factors can benefit your students and staff, see all the variables, and hear from our president, Dr. Mac Adkins click here.

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Life Factors Available May 11th

Can life get in the way of eLearning?  Beginning May 11th, the new Life Factors section of SmarterMeasure will help students determine what conflicts they may have.  Click here to learn more about the new section.

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New Feature Coming to SmarterMeasure

We are excited to announce the much anticipated “Life Factors” section will soon be available to all current clients.  SmarterMeasure is becoming even smarter with the addition of the new section next week.  Watch an introduction video from president, Dr. Mac Adkins here.

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Life Factors Section Coming Soon!

For the past eight years we at SmarterServices have been doing a good thing. Now we are preparing to do a great thing.  Our SmarterMeasure learning readiness assessment (formerly known as READI – Readiness for Education At a Distance Indicator) has been helping students understand things that internal to themselves that impact their ability to […]

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Free Book for Online Learning

Cyberschools is an online blog about conversations on e-Learning and is offering a free digital edition of their newly published book Cyberschools; An Education Renaissance by Glenn R. Jones.  Originally published in 1996, Cyberschools explained how the fusion of technology and education would transform the way we learn. Jones anticipated the global boom in distance learning […]

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