Monthly Archives: December 2013

Twitter as a Teaching Tool

How the 140-character social networker can help teachers and students. GUEST COLUMN | by Emily Gover and Caitlyn Selleck Twitter has been making headlines in 2013, and not just because of its IPO. It serves as a tool for educators … Continue reading

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The ABCs of Data

Students and faculty tackle the world’s rising data challenges. GUEST COLUMN | by Bruce Tolley The volume and diversity of digital data has been exploding across industries and organizations of all sizes. C-level executives and employees are tapping into their … Continue reading

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Smarter Reading

Changing the way kids read — and how teachers create, share and teach. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero After spending the decade before founding Curriculet as the founder and principal of two KIPP schools, there were two major problems Jason … Continue reading

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Trends | Are MOOCs the Future of Online Education?

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A SMART Approach

Insights from the Director of Program Management at the global whiteboard company. David Lapides, a former educator (pictured), joined SMART Technologies in 2004. He is SMART’s Director,  Program Management – Education and is responsible for SMART’s global vision and product … Continue reading

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Trends | Sloan-C Launch Pad

The Launch Pad is a special program that has been integrated into the the Sloan-C MERLOT International Symposium for Emerging Technologies for Online Learning, which will be held this year in Dallas from April 9-11. It is a very low-cost, … Continue reading

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Flying High with TabPilot

A tablet management system specifically for the school environment. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero While consulting for schools that were experimenting with Android tablets, Jarrett Volzer began to seek a good tablet management system that would work well in the … Continue reading

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Trends | Report: EdTech Revolution in Education

A useful ‘e-report’ capturing the broadstrokes as well as the details of the ongoing global explosion in edtech innovation, EdTech Revolution in Education 2013 is a 15-chapter compilation that includes edtech topics, their significance, voices from the field and a glossary … Continue reading

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Trends | Coursera by the Numbers

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Time to End Cyberbullying

Identifying tools to combat harmful online activity. GUEST COLUMN | by Todd Whitlock If eavesdropping on your child’s social media chatter meant saving their life, or the lives of other children, would you? School administrators are asking this question, too. … Continue reading

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