Category Archives: cool tools

Cool Tool | Chalkup

This is a new learning, communication, and social studying platform for the modern class. It’s one, integrated, simple-to-use tool for discussions, assignments, course materials, messages, and flashcards. A “student engagement platform”, it is focused on engaging students, not managing their learning. … Continue reading

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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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2014 – Finalists & Winners

EdTech Digest Awards Program 2014 | Spirit of Innovation For so many reasons, the education technology space is moving forward with great momentum and robust spirit. A confluence of factors — the right time, technology and people — has made … Continue reading

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Live from New York

Journalism students transform an iPad into a satellite truck with the right tools. GUEST COLUMN | by Phil Altiere Stony Brook University School of Journalism wanted to provide students with an innovative experience around what makes live broadcast news so … Continue reading

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