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Cool Tool | CoCubes

If there are any lessons to learn about technology platforms for hiring and assessment, you might look to CoCubes, India’s largest assessment and hiring platform. They run assessments to measure employability across all domains, from programming to plumbing. They work with 750-plus … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | OpenStax

Created to provide an alternative to traditional textbooks whose prices are rising farther and farther beyond what many students can afford to pay, OpenStax is a nonprofit organization committed to improving student access to quality learning materials. Their free textbooks are … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | buncee

Here’s a web-based content creation tool. The possibilities with buncee are really pretty endless, and up to you. Create engaging multimedia lessons, digital stories, travel scrapbooks, research projects, or whatever else you might want. Buncee enables students of all ages (really! … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Highlight from Education Elements

In today’s best blended classrooms, students and teachers use a variety of digital content and tools to improve student outcomes. This presents new challenges to schools: simplifying access for students; making it possible for teachers to review and act on … Continue reading

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High on EdTech in the Mile High City

Listening, observing, and absorbing at ISTE 2016 in Denver. GUEST COLUMN | by Mark Gura ISTE 2016 reveals the edtech field to now be significantly maturing, employing sophisticated technologies to provide crowdsourced instructional, assessment, and professional development items for teachers … Continue reading

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