Monthly Archives: March 2014

Cool Tool | Little Magic Books

Most kids in this digital age — digital natives — are more interested in iPhones and iPads than books. However, Pew research shows 65 percent of parents think the value of reading printed books to kids is still extremely important. Little Magic … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Localist

One of the only interactive calendaring platforms, Localist helps to increase engagement and improve student life for 1.5 million college students at institutions across the country. According to the students at Localist-using schools, 75 percent of university students think the … Continue reading

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Virtual Exchanges

Complementing in-person exchanges with online discussion forums in a movement to bridge cultures.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero The idea for Youth Allied to Learn, Lead and Help (YALLAH) was sparked from two 18-year-old participants in Qatar Foundation International (QFI) exchanges: Fahad Al-Nahdi, a Qatari from … Continue reading

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SaaS Explained

Why more SaaS options are needed in K-12 education. GUEST COLUMN | by Benjamin Heuston Over the past decade, the software industry as a whole has seen a swell in adoption of cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS) … Continue reading

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Informed Decisions

ConnectEDU CEO discusses how to unlock student success.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Doing big things with statewide education intiatives in Montana, Massachusetts, Texas, Hawaii and Michigan among others, ConnectEDU is a technology company helping students make connections between education … Continue reading

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