Category Archives: cool tools

A Collaborative Future

Transforming education with multi-touch, multi-person technology. GUEST COLUMN | by Jonathan Priestley Recent studies from Harvard and Michigan State University have shown that group activities empower individuals to perform better in a variety of tasks compared to working independently. In … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | bird

A small wearable that turns any space into an interactive playground, a student can put it on his index finger and communicate directly with his devices so he can easily interact with digital content and media. He can touch, push, pull, swipe and grab content from anywhere … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | MindTap Mobile

Cengage Learning’s award-winning MindTap, a fully built course experience that integrates reading, homework, quizzing, multi-media assets and more into engaging, pedagogically sound learning experience for students, is now mobile. From their phones or other devices, students can stay organized, optimize small pockets … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Knewton.com

From arguably the global leader in truly adaptive learning is a cool tool just launched: Knewton.com is a free, open and personalized learning platform. Any individual can create or use state-of-the-art supplemental lessons to provide students with unique learning paths in real-time. Knewton’s adaptive learning … Continue reading

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Trends | Turning the Page Digital

The tide is turning on the $8 billion textbook market that has had its hold on budget-strapped schools. Increasing numbers of schools and districts are turning to digital content alternatives to open up new ways of teaching and put their … Continue reading

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