Category Archives: cool tools

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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ISTE 2014: A Tale of Two Paradigms

A veteran attendee to edtech’s big show provides an in-depth analysis. GUEST COLUMN | by Mark Gura Now that the dust has settled on the massive ISTE event in Atlanta, part conference and part all around edtech rave, I’ve gotten … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Edmodo’s Snapshot

A social learning network created by educators for educators, Edmodo’s new frequent, formative assessment tool, Snapshot, is designed to provide real-time insight into student proficiency in educational standards and help teachers immediately address any learning gaps. Built directly into the Edmodo platform, Snapshot … Continue reading

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Watch This | Teach to One

THAT’S A FACT. When a teacher teaches to the whole class, somebody gets left behind. Approaching instruction through multiple modalities, or ways of teaching (leveraging available technologies), all students get a chance to learn in a way that is engaging to … Continue reading

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