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More Than The Robot

Integrating student competitions into the classroom. GUEST COLUMN | by Lauren Tabolinksky Student competitions provide hands-on learning opportunities to children. In engineering student competitions, elementary and middle school kids are challenged to design and build a robot that will play … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Spark Board from Cisco

Every teacher wants to close gaps in education. And schools are using technology to help learners achieve more. Cisco sees great potential in integrating disparate tools, and turning “static” learning into “continuum” learning (skills that build progressively). The company’s Digital Education … Continue reading

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Getting More Out of It

A primer on fully leveraging LMS capabilities in the classroom. GUEST COLUMN | by Steve Wilson Ninety-nine percent of schools have a learning management system (LMS), yet one in four schools report dissatisfaction with their LMS tool. LMSs have been … Continue reading

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2017 – Finalists

EdTech Digest Awards Program 2017 | Shaping Our Future  Any education company is, by the era in which we now live, an edtech company. And today, any educator, learner, or leader is at least a nascent technologist. Billions of dollars … Continue reading

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EdTech: The Secret Weapon

Is edtech the route to STEM integration in the classroom? GUEST COLUMN | by Na’ama Y. Rosenberg The United States National Academies has emphasized the need for enhanced STEM education in the United States. Its top three recommendations were to: … Continue reading

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