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Reaching Further

A leader in mobile breakthroughs brings wireless tech to underserved communities globally. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Today, there are more than 7 billion mobile connections globally and this figure is expected to grow to approximately 8.7 billion by end … Continue reading

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Trends | Apps and Freshmen Retention

For colleges, freshmen retention continues to be a concern — most students who drop out of college, do so in their first year. That fact has colleges seeking opportunities to engage, prepare and welcome students to campus and ease the … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Own it!

Own it! is a teen empowerment training course designed to teach high school and post-secondary students the mental, attitudinal and behavioral skills to be successful in school and in life. Designed in a rich, online gaming format, students earn 10 … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Taken Charge

An online educational game that brings comprehensive technology education into a game-based learning environment created by Galvanize Labs, Taken Charge submerges players in a captivating story while giving them the building blocks for a quality technology education. Players progress through 49 … Continue reading

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Achieving Efficacy

Integrating the right technology tools in schools to meet learning challenges.   GUEST COLUMN | by Raj Valli Most classrooms already have technology assets, according to the US Department of Education, which reports that virtually all schoolrooms have at least … Continue reading

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