Monthly Archives: April 2013

Cool Tool | MimioScience

This series of 75 interactive whiteboard units provides more than 225 lessons for grades 3-8 and the first units will become available in June. Mimio, developer of educational technologies and solutions designed to increase effectiveness and engagement in K-12 classrooms, … Continue reading

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Keeping Track of What Matters

Kickboard platform demonstrates that data is more than just test scores INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero The idea came from her own experience in the classroom. “I built the platform to fill a need my colleagues and I had,” says … Continue reading

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Sifting Thoughts

Big Data and EdTech: a symbiotic relationship? GUEST COLUMN | by Kreigh Knerr As someone who spends the bulk of his time analyzing standardized tests and standardized test performance, you might imagine that Big Data promises to be my biggest … Continue reading

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Trends | HotChalk Education Index Q1 2013

Here’s a potentially great source of continuing data about online learning, technology in education and issues pertinent to teachers and students in today’s classrooms. The newly-launched HotChalk Education Index promises to deliver insights to publishers, policy makers, and educators about … Continue reading

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Eye on the Future

Tech-savvy Sunnyside Unified School District keeps a clear focus GUEST COLUMN | by Julie Smith According to the National Center for Education Statistics, a high school graduate can expect to earn $32,800 annually, but without a diploma, annual earnings drop … Continue reading

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