Monthly Archives: October 2013

On A Mission

Inspiring teens to become tech entrepreneurs through a crowdfunding campaign. GUEST COLUMN | by Juan Vasquez At URBAN TxT, we believe that nothing is hard, just a lot of work, which is why we’re on a mission to raise $100,000 … Continue reading

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Preparing for Preparedness

Life after high school in the 21st century.   GUEST COLUMN | by Rory Gesch There’s little argument that U.S. schools need to better prepare students for life after high school. Policymakers, educators, and businesspeople all agree on the critical … Continue reading

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Move It and Get Smart

A teacher-produced app that gives young students more than a physical boost. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero  The idea came to Dori O’Brien (pictured), an elementary school teacher, while she was reading a book about mind-body connections in which a case … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | VINCI Tablet

Imagine if kids poured their passion and time into the play that taught them math, science, grammar — concepts which they barely noticed, because they were so fun. That’s the logic behind VINCI’s blended learning solution for schools featuring their … Continue reading

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A Working Combination

Is open source virtualization right for you? GUEST COLUMN | by John Fulton Server virtualization is nothing new. It’s been 10 years since VMware was acquired by EMC and since the first free and open source x86 hypervisor, Xen, was … Continue reading

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