Monthly Archives: August 2014

Shifting Digital

Making the conversion for the new school year. GUEST COLUMN | by Jason Van Heukelum Digital conversions don’t happen overnight. In fact, the process – from initial talks to final implementation – may take months, even years to complete. When … Continue reading

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Tech Trip

The new CEO of Glynlyon (and president of Odysseyware) discusses the future. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Beth Te Grotenhuis recently led the development and execution of the largest new product release in Odysseyware’s history and was instrumental in the … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | TeachBoost

TeachBoost is a teacher effectiveness platform that helps school and district leaders streamline the observation process, differentiate professional development, and scale great teaching practices so that every classroom has a great educator. They create opportunities for meaningful interactions among teachers … Continue reading

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Trends | Building Trust in Connected Learning Environments

Trust, privacy, and safety are critical to learning in an open online world. How can learners exercise control over who sees and uses their data? What tools do they need to navigate, collaborate, and learn online with confidence? What solutions … Continue reading

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Trends | Panel on Learning Apps

Join this panel on August 7th, at 4pm ET/ 1PM PT for a conversation about the brave new world of digital education. Hear from experts on technology and learning about the subjects that are best learned via smartphone or tablet, what goes into … Continue reading

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Trends | Cloud Campuses

The Software-Defined College. This school year, students won’t be the only ones getting graded.  With an ever-changing IT environment, higher education (HED) institutions have to keep up.  MeriTalk’s new report, “Cloud Campus:  The Software-Defined College,” underwritten by VMware and Carahsoft, reveals … Continue reading

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Math CCSS

It takes a community (and some great online sources). FEATURE | by Judy Faust Hartnett If you are a teacher, administrator, or mathematician currently working with the CCSS math standards, there are many very helpful resources available. Here are two … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | GoNoodle

Elementary teachers are challenged throughout the school day to keep their students’ attention. GoNoodle’s free web-based resource is used by over 100,000 teachers in 35,000 schools to channel their classroom energy through movement. GoNoodle’s short, interactive physical activity breaks or … Continue reading

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