Monthly Archives: March 2011

Interview | Mike Evans Wants You to Count on Digits

Mike Evans is Pearson’s senior vice president for mathematics. In past roles at Pearson, Mike was responsible for Pearson Digital Learning’s Product Management and Publishing organizations. Prior to that he was Chief Operating Officer for Bigchalk, a K-12 library database provider. … Continue reading

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Interview | Sesh Kumar is Taking Education Everywhere

“Taking education to everybody, everywhere” has been themotivational mantra of Sesh Kumar, who founded Emantras in 2000 and currently serves as CEO. With over 10 years of experience in digital education and eLearning, Sesh’s leadership has resulted in several educational products—including … Continue reading

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Trends: Digital Districts – March 2011

The latest report on technology use in school districts is out. Findings indicate that educators are increasingly using Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies—and with positive results. However, district policies and plans are lagging behind in addressing the barriers to widespread and … Continue reading

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Making a Case for Green IT

HIGHER EDTECH | by Mark Lafferty (guest columnist) Despite budget challenges, institutions can see real benefits with energy efficient IT Hefty federal and state-level budget cuts are having a huge impact on higher education institutions.  Reductions in either federal or … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Turnitin

See something you like? Old-time research meant scouring microfiche, World Book and stacks of periodicals, using notecards and carefully paraphrasing, properly quoting and citing your sources. In these e-file, virtual days, it’s all too easy for writers (including students and … Continue reading

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