Monthly Archives: July 2013

Cool Tool | ‘Ethers’ by Iridescent

Most of us could learn a lot about games from middle-schoolers. These kids are smart. But it happens to be an age-group that is relatively underserved when it comes to games that really teach. So it’s exciting that the folks … Continue reading

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Resistance is Futile

The digital age has made copyright compliance part of IT’s job. How they can adapt and overcome. GUEST COLUMN | by Ryan Tollofson As unlikely as it may seem, compliance with state, federal, and local regulations and laws is increasingly … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | OpenClass Exchange

With recent focus on Open Educational Resources (OER) and institutional content, Pearson has recently announced the launch of the OpenClass Exchange, a significant expansion to Pearson’s free social learning environment, OpenClass. The new service allows educators to search and access born-digital … Continue reading

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LMS for PD

How professional development is becoming a virtual reality. GUEST COLUMN | by Jordan Barrish I can’t think of anyone who has more of an important role in the future of today’s youth than our teachers—besides their parents, of course. Teachers … Continue reading

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From Barriers to Benefits

The successful creation and adoption of Open Educational Resources.  GUEST COLUMN | by Mike Messner Even though the open education resource (OER) movement has been moving toward mainstream acceptance for some time, many teachers and administrators still remain wary of … Continue reading

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