Category Archives: cool tools

Cool Tool | ClassInteract

Watchitoo’s ClassInteract is among the first cloud-based online video collaboration platforms purpose-built to empower teachers to create engaging digital classrooms with real-time, face-to-face collaboration that caters to the different ways students think, discuss, and learn. It allows thousands of viewers to follow … Continue reading

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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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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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