Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cool Tool | Top Hat Monocle

With Apple entering the ‘digital academic learning’ arena, education technology has found a global and mainstream audience overnight. As many of us already know, however, adoption of iTextbooks and the pursuit of a dynamic paperless campus will remain a distant … Continue reading

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Dollars & Sense: Funding e-Learning for K-12

GUEST COLUMN | By Renee Patton Unprecedented budget pressures are forcing K-12 schools across the nation to think differently about how to deliver learning and discussions about how to use technology to do this are at the forefront. The good … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | ScholarChip School Management App

Tablets and smartphones: why should students have all the fun? Administrators can now download school management apps as part of ScholarChip’s School Safety & Operations System. These apps can be used for classroom attendance and hallway monitoring. Data collected links to a … Continue reading

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Interview | Donna Glynn Sells On TeacherPayTeachers

One of the first open marketplaces for lesson plans and other teacher-created materials, TeachersPayTeachers is essentially a very good idea. Founded by Paul Edelman way back, nearly half a century ago in 2006, it was acquired by Scholastic and then … Continue reading

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Rocket Fuel for Youth

GUEST COLUMN | by David Neils Authentic student work is ‘rocket fuel’ for our younger generations, says an innovative academic mentoring program’s director.  It’s humbling and inspiring to see what happens when teachers and mentors work together to encourage, support, … Continue reading

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