Monthly Archives: October 2013

Collaboration on the Go

After consulting with thousands of educators, a mobile service is born. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Overwhelmed by the sheer volume of assignments and quizzes associated with his coursework in college, Brett Kopf (pictured left) was inspired to create a … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Ideas

Teaching students to be problem solvers, not problem doers. GUEST COLUMN | by Allison Taylor Incorporating technology into the classroom is a no-brainer. At an exponential pace, technology is changing and becoming more complex—and students need to be able to … Continue reading

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Registration Reset

How Cleveland Community College streamlined their login process. GUEST COLUMN | by Kyle Harmon  We can all relate to forgetting passwords so it’s no wonder students who’ve enjoyed a long summer away from campus have a lapse of memory when … Continue reading

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Saving Paper

Discovering a mobile app for students to track volunteer hours and opportunities.     GUEST COLUMN | by Popy Dimoulas-Graham Working out of the VeloCity Garage, a University of Waterloo incubator that currently houses 30 companies in an open concept space, … Continue reading

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Personalized Education

The how and why of an education model that truly helps students. GUEST COLUMN | by Shawn Bay Recently there has been a great deal of positive hype about transforming the education model into one that equips each student with … Continue reading

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Unfamiliar Territory

Why SIS gets a failing grade in enrollment management.  GUEST COLUMN | by Martin Lind  According to a recent New York Times article, enrollment numbers for 2012-2013 dropped two percent from the previous year, the first significant decrease since the 1990s. … Continue reading

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Fire in the Lab

A passionate educator’s plea for quality lights up the edtech space.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero For a long time, Karen Mahon had been really bothered by the poor quality of educational apps in the apps stores and the fact … Continue reading

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Seamless Connections

Monroe County Schools finds stability, strength and administrative ease. GUEST COLUMN | by Valerie Mercer The Monroe County School System is a dynamic public school system located in the heart of Georgia near both Macon and Atlanta. Our system is … Continue reading

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Teachers, Who Has Your Backs?

Empowering teacher self-assessment should become the modern benchmark in student learning and classroom inspiration. GUEST COLUMN | by Jim Lewis Across the nation, a teacher’s predominant measure of effectiveness has been deadlocked to student performance on standardized assessments. Recent evidence … Continue reading

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