Monthly Archives: March 2011

Interview | CloudConnect with Pearson’s Steve Curtis

With more than 20 years experience in managing the development of software applications and solutions in the pre-K through 12 education market, Steve Curtis has held executive positions at World Institute for Computer Assisted Teaching, Jostens Learning and PlaNet Software. … Continue reading

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Interview | Christina Whalen Goes to TeachTown

Dr. Christina Whalen, PhD, BCBA-D, is an autism expert and Chief Science Officer of TeachTown, a developer of computer-aided instruction with fun animation to engage children with autism. In this interview, she discusses children with autism in K-12 schools, the … Continue reading

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$90 Million for ARPA-ED

Digital tutors as effective as personal tutors, courses that improve the more students use them, and educational software as compelling as the best video game — these and other mere ideas are part of the President’s FY2012 budget addressing under-investment … Continue reading

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Interview | The Secret of Study Island with Tim McEwen

Tim McEwen is the CEO of Archipelago Learning, creators of Study Island, a web-based instructional system helping students master academic standards in a fun, engaging manner. He has held that position since March 2007. Prior to that, he was CEO … Continue reading

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Interview | Yovel Badash: Education Starts With NaMaYa

Yovel Badash thinks it’s not enough to just ‘do no evil’ — “You’ve got to actually do some good in this world,” he says. “You’ve got to contribute to making it a better place, and you have to answer up … Continue reading

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