Monthly Archives: June 2011

Interview | David Grey: On A VariQuest for Education Excellence

VariQuest Visual Learning Tools are an integrated suite of products that allow teachers to supplement curriculum and differentiate instruction for visual-spatial learners through creation of large visual aids, interactive manipulatives, cutouts and flashcards. The suite consists of five components: Design … Continue reading

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Trends | Mobile Learning, 21st-Century Classroom Report

A national survey of more than 1,000 high school students, faculty, and IT professionals, finds that the more things change in educational technology—the more they stay the same. The second annual CDW-G 21st-Century Classroom Report, released today, finds faculty and … Continue reading

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Interview | James Caras: STEM and Sapling Learning

Sapling Learning evolved out of Science Technologies, an earlier educational technology company that James Caras founded out of the University of Texas at Austin. Sapling Learning is a leading provider of online learning, interactive homework, and assessment software for the sciences. They … Continue reading

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Interview | Jim Ryan Shares Key Math Wisdom

In 1971, brothers Peter and Steven Rasmussen drew from their teaching experience to create workbooks that would help students who were struggling in mathematics learn the basics and build a foundation for success. With those first Key to…® workbooks, they launched … Continue reading

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Interview | Snehal Patel Wants You to Play Sokikom

Sokikom is an award-winning developer of math social learning games designed to motivate elementary school students in grades 1 through 6. Founder and CEO Snehal Patel got the idea for Sokikom when he was a math tutor and become aware of … Continue reading

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