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It’s a Magic Planet

A classroom staple gets a 21st-century facelift that literally brings students the world.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero  The globe has been a classroom staple for hundreds of years “because it’s such an important learning tool,” says Mike Foody, co-founder … Continue reading

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Quick Key to Teaching

A passionate educator teams with a smart entrepreneur to present a most practical tool.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Walter Duncan needed data in real time for a paper-based classroom. A teacher, Walter (pictured, right) says, “I had the option … Continue reading

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Embracing the Robot

Meeting the autism challenge with advanced social robotics.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero First there was humankind, now there’s RoboKind. When you hear it from Fred Margolin, CEO and co-founder of RoboKind, an advanced social robotics company, you begin to … Continue reading

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The Value of School Data

Mining knowledge with a data warehousing pioneer. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero With 13 state education agencies, 4800 districts and nearly 20 million students served, the people behind eScholar know something about collecting and using education data to improve student … Continue reading

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Champions of the Modern Classroom

With the right technology, scalable personalization becomes possible.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero An education technology and professional development company, Teq is dedicated to improving student learning. They’ve been in business for nearly 40 years and have some 200-plus employees, … Continue reading

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