Monthly Archives: January 2012

EdTech Off to a Good Start in 2012

GUEST COLUMN | by Heather Campbell Looking back on 2011, major waves were made in the edtech world. We started seeing a noticeable shift in the movement from traditional textbooks to digital copies. Startups were bringing new ideas to the table … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Apple Reinvents the Textbook

Students can access over 20,000 education apps on their iPads. There are now more than 1.5 million iPads in use in education institutions. Now, with iBooks 2, students get a new textbook experience with their iPads, iPod touch, iPhone. You … Continue reading

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Trends | Digital Learning Day

Here’s a great way to raise awareness and celebrate innovative teachers and instructional strategies. With technology transforming classrooms everywhere, and changing the way we buy groceries, listen to music and read books—it’s time for action. Help leverage technology’s potential in … Continue reading

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Technology and its Power to Transform Education

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis I’ve been lucky enough in my new position this year to see the power technology can play in transforming education. Thanks to a huge investment by our district in interactive whiteboard equipment, document cameras, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | EasyBib for Students and Teachers

Among the largest and most popular online bibliographic composition tools (it was used by over 33 million students last year), EasyBib is a great resource for students and educators. They estimate they’ve saved students over 162,884,800 minutes of research time. … Continue reading

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