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Cool Tool | Bring Science Alive!

Launched with the 2014-15 school year, Bring Science Alive! from Teach TCI combines hands-on learning with technology. Students use interactive tutorials, notebook prompts, and assessments that build on one another, gaining a complete understanding of concepts – all from a … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Science How

The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History set out to create a new type of science-education tool that could reach students in grades 5-12 nationwide and show them that science is exciting and relevant to our lives. The solution was … Continue reading

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Why I’m Building Make School

A co-founder of an innovative university replacement for computer science tells all. GUEST COLUMN | by Ashu Desai I built my first iPhone app in high school, a game called Helicopter, which sold 50,000 copies. Building and shipping a real … Continue reading

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Strength in Understanding

Driving new edtech through student data analysis. GUEST COLUMN | by Emily Gover Many educators on Twitter often ask about who develops ed tech, but more importantly, why and how. What is the motivation? Why build one tool over another? … Continue reading

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Cloud Storage 101

Improving the traditional college experience for professors and students. GUEST COLUMN| by Tunio Zafer College days are supposed to be the best of our lives, but that doesn’t mean that they’re easy. Between classes, jobs, friends and extracurricular activities, college … Continue reading

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