Monthly Archives: August 2011

Interview | Dusty Heuston: Waterford, Reading and the Third Source

Dr. Dustin Heuston founded the nonprofit Waterford Institute in 1976 to create educational software that would help manifest his passion and vision—to provide excellence and equity in education—for all children—via the power of interactive, personalized technology. While running the Spence … Continue reading

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Interview | Chong Yew Shares Gnowledge

A friend approached Chong Yew one day and asked him if he could develop for his kids a simple application that might randomize the order that questions and answers were presented. “They were memorizing answers and answer locations of all … Continue reading

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Trends | Classroom Makeovers

Time for a makeover! eInstruction just kicked off its fifth annual Classroom Makeover Video Contest, inspiring teachers and students worldwide to compete for more than $170,000 in cutting-edge education technology. Classes in the U.S., Canada (excluding Quebec), South Africa, the … Continue reading

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Trends | Blended Learning Money

Want some money? Get some from Echo360, a lecture capture platform, as they launch a research grant project. They’re now accepting applications for their third annual research grant program that will award four $10k projects to universities looking to review … Continue reading

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Trends | Burck Smith: Higher Education at Lower Costs

Here’s an interesting take on higher education from a longtime edupreneur and leading voice in the postsecondary learning space. Burck Smith, CEO of Straighterline (billing themselves as “the shortest distance between you and your college degree”), discusses rising costs of … Continue reading

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