Monthly Archives: April 2011

Cool Tool: Illustrative Storytelling

Chalk one up for—er, well—squeak one up on a whiteboard—for visual learning. I mean, we all have eyes and of course learn by looking through them. In that way, we’re all visual learners. But you may have your preferences, and … Continue reading

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Virtual Social Network, Real Social Change

TakingITGlobal | by Jennifer Corriero “Ten years ago TakingITGlobal led a movement as a social network for social change. Today, through programs like Sprout, TakingITGlobal is cultivating a new generation of changemaker as a catalyst for social innovation.”—Kristle Calisto-Tavares, Sprout … Continue reading

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Funding Technology in the 21st Century

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis Okay, so let’s face it. The current formula for funding technology in education just does not work. Daily, we talk about the need to get technology in the hands of every child. With new and … Continue reading

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Cool Tool: EchoSystem 4.0

It’s not a cloning device, but Echo360’s latest product line of lecture capture solutions is pretty close. The system dynamically records lectures, synchronizes multimedia presentations and offers a full suite of student collaboration features for on-demand playback of in-classroom material, on … Continue reading

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Learning in Year 2111

TALK OF TOMORROW | by Ted Fujimoto Imagine how kids might be learning 100 years from now. This exercise is not easy. To put this in perspective, 40 years ago, consumers didn’t have cell phones, smart phones, personal computers, internet, … Continue reading

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