Monthly Archives: July 2011

Trends | EdTech Study Jackpot

For those out there looking for some interesting weekend summertime reading, this list of education technology reports from the US Department of Education Office of Education Technology offers a nice cache of four national edtech plans, nearly a dozen national … Continue reading

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Cool Tool: Epson’s DC-11 Document Camera

Got visual learners? Check out Epson’s DC-11 document camera. New audio and video capture tools and a split-screen feature enliven lesson delivery. Easily display textbooks, experiments and 3D objects. Teacher- and student-centric features are great for preK through 12 or even … Continue reading

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Cool Tool: Tinkerplots Dynamic Data Exploration

Interpreting data is an important skill in today’s world. However, mention data analysis and most student’s eyes glaze over. Key Curriculum Press aims to change this perception with TinkerPlots, software designed to get elementary and middle school students excited about … Continue reading

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Campus Tech a Top Factor in College Selection

According to a new survey from CDW-G, the 21st-Century Campus Report, administrators may be missing the opportunity to attract new students, keep existing ones and train them adequately for the workforce. The annual report surveyed 1,200 college students, faculty, IT staff … Continue reading

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Interview | Bert Bower Gives Social Studies a Boost

Bert Bower is the founder and CEO of TCI, a K-12 publishing company created by teachers, for teachers. They create classroom experiences that allow students of all abilities and learning styles to succeed. For example, students participate in a tug-of-war … Continue reading

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