Monthly Archives: April 2012

On Intrinsically Motivating Students

GUEST COLUMN | by Jen Lilienstein In late February, EdWeek’s Susan Sandler wrote about Personalization 3.0, or “a hybrid approach of humanity and technology…that uses technology to enhance teacher-student relationships, not replace them.” Sandler references Theodore R. Sizer’s work (late … Continue reading

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Interview | Incubating Young Minds to Hatch

Knowing that there was a serious lack of good software for early learners and not wanting to wait on others to fill that void, Ginny Norton began searching the country to find the right team of early education experts and … Continue reading

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6 Cloud-related Trends Impacting Higher Education

Increasing cloud presence in higher education transforms communication, business GUEST COLUMN | by Lawrence Levy Already proven across a range of industries for mission critical applications, cloud computing is beginning to play a starring role on the higher education stage. … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: Extending the Reach of Excellent Teachers

Here’s a refreshing, solutions-oriented infographic from Chapel Hill-based national education policy and consulting firm Public Impact in conjunction with Column Five media. In many ways it is centrally an edtech issue, really—and here’s a close-up of the tech component (click … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | The Lure of a Challenge

Now this is cool: FableVision Studios and MIT’s Education Arcade have issued a challenge to middle grade students and teachers: Between now and June 15th, use the web-based game Lure of the Labyrinth to improve student engagement and math instruction and not only will you … Continue reading

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