Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Sputnik Moment for Education: The Role of CTE and Arts in STEM Innovation

NOTES FROM THE FUTURE | by Jim Brazell Hailed as this generation’s “Sputnik moment,” science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education is slotted to receive $3.4 billion in President Obama’s 2012 budget request. The President’s “Winning the Future” strategy includes … Continue reading

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Interview | Getting Personal with Todd Brekhus and myON

Todd Brekhus has a vision for keeping education relevant, and it’s fast becoming a reality. Todd leads the digital product vision and strategy at Capstone Digital. He was previously VP and chief marketing officer for PLATO Learning, president and COO … Continue reading

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Interview | Taking Wiznotes from Eli Cohen

In this curious interview, Eli Cohen shares what drove him to create an interesting piece of software that helps students take notes using hyperlinks, imported media, wikipedia and other sources of information on what he calls “leaves”. Read Eli’s story … Continue reading

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Trends: Mobile Learning in K-12

An interesting report from EdWeek focuses on data showing school and district level data on growth in online curricula, opportunities for online coursetaking, the use of multimedia digital content, online assessments, and school policies on cellphones, iPods, wikis and blogs, and various forms … Continue reading

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Interview | Tech Into Class With Rich Kiker

Education is poised to make dramatic shifts right now, according to Rich Kiker. He should know. He’s been through some himself. While Rich grew as an educator, the training and pedagogy of Kiker Learning matured as well. Rich developed the … Continue reading

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