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Cool Tool | Activate by Lightspeed

Lightspeed, a Learning Company, has expanded its focus on helping educators effectively use classroom audio systems to enhance instruction and further support student achievement. The company unveiled its new logo and newest product line, Activate, at ISTE 2017. The new line … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Letters alive Plus by Alive Studios

Alive Studios, a leading provider of augmented reality (AR) and early education software, has introduced a new method to excite young readers when learning letter sounds and letter names. Especially popular for English language learners (ELLs), at-risk, and special needs … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | ABC Mouse for Schools

ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy is a comprehensive digital learning resource for preschool through 2nd grade. ABCmouse offers an expert-designed curriculum with more than 8,500 learning activities that encompass reading and language arts, math, science, health, social studies, art, and music. … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Discovery Education Streaming

Featuring tens of thousands of standards-aligned and searchable videos, images, primary source documents, podcasts, audio books, articles and more, Discovery Education Streaming has long been a “must have” cross-curricular K-12 digital content resource for educators across the country. However, the … Continue reading

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A Quiet Revolution

Why learning analytics are exactly what’s needed to improve university graduation rates. GUEST COLUMN | by Viswanath Subramaniam and Sanjay Mohan One of the most important goals for universities in North America is to significantly drive up their graduation rates … Continue reading

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