Monthly Archives: May 2011

Interview | John Fallon: A Comprehensive View of Vantage Learning

Peter Murphy was on the sidelines of a soccer game watching his boys play. Parents had been complaining about standardized testing and waiting for scores. He began to think about the problem of delivering writing assessments to kids and then … Continue reading

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Trends | From Tactic to Strategy: Cloud Computing in K-12 Districts

The cloud computing hype is hard to avoid, and a new report from CDW-G finds that K-12 school districts are not plunging headlong into the cloud just yet, instead they assessing the cloud computing opportunity carefully. The Cloud Computing Tracking … Continue reading

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Interview | Andrew Cohen: Managing Your Entire Brainscape

French words. That’s why Andrew Cohen created Brainscape; to help him study his new French words, phrases, and verb conjugations while teaching himself French in Martinique. “It started as just a system of phrase lists in Excel, and it ended … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Brainscape Smart Flashcard Learning Platform

Here’s a cool tool that will help you become a better learner in less than half the time! Brainscape is a smart flashcard learning platform available on the web as well as in nearly 30 apps on iTunes. Similar to … Continue reading

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Interview | Ruth Ziolkowski: Assistive Technology in Schools—How Far Have We Come?

Ruth Ziolkowski is the president of Don Johnston Incorporated. “We help students with disabilities demonstrate their true learning potential with technology,” says Ruth about her company’s mission. There are students in every school who have physical, cognitive and learning disabilities who … Continue reading

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