Monthly Archives: September 2011

Interview | Denny LeCompte and Jeff Stewart Unleash SolarWinds

Before joining SolarWinds as a sales engineer, Jeff Stewart (r) worked as a network specialist and then engineer at Western Kentucky University for over five years. At Western Kentucky, Jeff was responsible for installation, setup and configuration of network switches … Continue reading

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Interview | Joshua Blank: Open Sesame Unlocks Learning

Joshua Blank and his co-founding partners created OpenSesame after 10 years in the e-learning business, working with learners, professional associations and companies that connect their employees to learning and development programs. They discovered that one of the largest roadblocks preventing … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: The Home Advantage

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An iPad for the Teacher? (Not Only.)

GUEST COLUMN | by Jay King Recently, the small school district of Auburn, Maine approved an expenditure of $200,000 for 285 iPads, equipping both teachers and students in six schools beginning this fall. While the program by itself isn’t news, … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: Never Leave Home Again

Created by: College At Home

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Cool Tool | Quipu Offers $30,000 to Smart Students

Here’s something for startup businesses as well as those on the college level. Quipu, a business, finance and enterprise application company, is announcing its Boot-Strap America, One Business Plan at a Time student competition. Quipu’s products are designed for entrepreneurs, investors, … Continue reading

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Ed Tech Tools and the Social Media Classroom

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis Ever wanted a way to expand learning outside of your four walls of your classroom without having to pay big bucks for great tools and resources? Well, along comes CourseSites, a free, hosted online … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: Textbooks of Tomorrow

Via: OnlineEducation.net

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Last Call for Entries | EdTech Digest Awards Program

It’s not too late to enter, but you must act now to have a chance at this year’s awards. EdTech Digest recognizes people in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of … Continue reading

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Why Educators Must Make Peace with Gaming

EDTECH CHALLENGE | by Jesse M. Langley Gamers have spent over 5.93 million years in Azeroth, the fictional land of World of Warcraft. This is one of the most significant statistics facing education today. One of the most significant problems facing education … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: America, Meet China – Schools

Created by: Online University Rankings

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TakingITGlobal | Multilingual Community: The Power of Language

TakingITGlobal | By Jennifer Corriero “Multilingualism is an important concept to be recognized because it can be directly linked to equality. TIG is a great platform for advocating such a concept. The involvement in non-profit organizations creates a great opportunity … Continue reading

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Trends | Florida Virtual Growth

Those watching the online and blended learning sector might be interested in having a look at this graph from Florida Virtual School (FLVS). Founded in 1997, FLVS has been a leader in e-learning, and was the country’s first statewide, internet-based public … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: Always Connected

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Trends | EdTech Recognition: Still Time to Enter

Recently, education technology (edtech, or #edtech for that matter) has received a bit of a lashing in the New York Times and elsewhere as a ripple effect. I’ve been in the edtech space since pre dot com bubble days, so … Continue reading

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Trends | Research: Laptop Initiatives Across 6 States

It’s the million-dollar question: As schools and districts expand tech use through adoption of one-to-one initiatives, providing students and teachers with personal digital wireless devices, they meet learning goals and increase equity and access as a result—or do they?Does teacher … Continue reading

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Trends | NSVF’s Education Entrepreneurs

Some great inspiration from New Schools Venture Fund that’ll have you watching the entire series: Stubbornly optimistic, entrepreneurs believe they can make a difference, in spite of the odds. And they don’t stop at just thinking these innovative thoughts — … Continue reading

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Interview | Osman Rashid Thinks You Ought to Kno

What’s the number one best-selling education app for the iPad? Osman Rashid is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Kno, where he develops company strategy and products to make learning engaging, effective and social for students—and he has the … Continue reading

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