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Cool Tool | Learning Upgrade

A Common Core aligned curriculum that incorporates song, video and games, Learning Upgrade’s engaging, web-based lessons bring every student up to grade level in math and English for grades K-8. Teachers are integrating Learning Upgrade lessons into blended-learning environments as … Continue reading

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Public Cloud vs. Private Cloud?

How to choose the right cloud server and why. GUEST COLUMN | by Adam Stern Nearly everyone agrees on the key benefits of virtual servers — scalability, improved resource utilization, reduced operational costs, instant provisioning, and the ability to quickly … Continue reading

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Acts of Humanity

Consider this for an educational use of Twitter.  GUEST COLUMN | by M.O. Thirunarayanan The “Tweet about Acts of Humanity” project is something that I started to encourage people to tweet about acts of humanity performed by others that they … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | LearnFit Desk

Digital times call for digital-oriented desks. In an age of one-size-does-not-fit-all, Ergotron, a digital display mounting, furniture and mobility products company, announced its first adjustable desk for the education space. The LearnFit™ Standing Desk is designed to support “active learning” to … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Spiral

A social learning platform created to help engage students through the use of mobile devices, Spiral provides interactive lessons and real-time data collection building a positive and engaging experience ensuring a more efficient lesson delivery. The app creates a unique … Continue reading

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