Monthly Archives: January 2011

Cool Tool: StudySync

An innovative learning tool that connects students to the great ideas of mankind through its extensive library of classic and modern texts, StudySync reminds me a bit of another more established tool, Shmoop, but with a video and multi-platform push-out … Continue reading

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Cool Tools: Education Apps in the Google Apps Marketplace

This you’ve gotta see—especially if you haven’t used Google Apps before (and even if you have). These offerings will continue to expand into the future, and will shift the way schools discover apps for learning. I would be curious to … Continue reading

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Sputnik Moment: 21st-Century Rocket Boys & Girls

NOTES FROM THE FUTURE | by Jim Brazell On the evening of October 4, 1957, at 1912 Greenwich Mean Time, an R-7 intercontinental ballistic missile lifted off from the former Soviet Union carrying a 23-inch shiny steel orb with four … Continue reading

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Interview | EdTech Associating with Kathleen McClaskey

In the fall of 2001, Kathleen McClaskey created EdTech Associates after working almost two decades in the field of educational technology as a computer teacher, technology integration specialist and Director of Technology in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.  “I knew I … Continue reading

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Cool Tool: “Social Books” (from Rethink Books)

Here’s an interesting company with a cool tool that is sure to become an unremarkable, normal way of operating: Rethink Books socializes (as in social media-izes) the way learners read and share their thoughts about what they’ve read. Think: Facebook … Continue reading

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