Monthly Archives: June 2014

Cool Tool | SafeSchools

Safety and compliance resources for general industry or manufacturing fail to meet the unique needs of schools and districts. That’s why the SafeSchools suite of products is focused 100 percent on school environments. The K-12 suite includes an online staff training and compliance … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | penveu

Just recently penveu announced its award-winning hand held device is now available to the public. The product launched to critical acclaim at DEMO Spring 2012, and was a 2014 Honoree of the Consumer Electronics Show Innovations in Design and Engineering … Continue reading

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Secrets of Effective PD: The 3 P’s

An educator and edtech company founder discusses a few key strategies.   GUEST COLUMN | by Eric Westendorf When people ask me for the secret to great professional development, I share our 3 P’s. Funny enough, we discovered these 3 P’s … Continue reading

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Apps and Thinking Levels

An educator shares lessons learned from two decades of teaching. GUEST COLUMN | by Michael Fisher Back in 2009, my colleague Paula White and I created a Bloom’s Pyramid of Web 2.0 tools, sorting and parsing digital applications into different … Continue reading

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The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

Managing IT infrastructure in today’s next-gen world.  GUEST COLUMN | by Chris LaPoint Today’s IT networks have taken on the complexity of a Dickens novel. School IT administrators are dealing with a head-spinning array of new devices and educational processes. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Thinking In- and Out-of-the-Box

How to encourage creativity in a tech-based environment.  GUEST COLUMN | by Wendy Marshall How do you teach a student to be creative? It used to be that educators encouraged innovation by telling children to “think outside the box” via … Continue reading

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