Category Archives: cool tools

Shifting the OPM Conversation

Managing online and blended with more choice, control, and differentiation. GUEST COLUMN | by Scott Moore As the debate over the value of online program management (OPM) companies rages on, the baseline requirements for colleges and universities seeking to expand … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Pulse Check

Incorporating open-ended creation tools.  GUEST COLUMN | by Monica Burns Searching for the perfect app is more than substituting a set of virtual flashcards for the index cards students are used to holding in their hands. Yes, there are clear … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | IXL Diagnostic

Just in time for back to school, IXL, the K-12 personalized learning program used by 1 in 9 U.S. students, released an adaptive diagnostic. The IXL Diagnostic achieves four breakthroughs in assessment: it offers information that is always up to … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Awe Media

With this cool tool, create your own Mixed Reality experiences with a simple drag and drop interface, with no code – using your computer, smartphone or tablet. This company also helps schools and organizations customize complex “awe” apps and even … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | NextLesson

This platform offers K-12 teachers over 10,000 resources that engage students in real world problem solving through topics they care about, such as movies, books, sports and celebrities. Complementing core adoptions, NextLesson enables students to develop deep understanding of skills … Continue reading

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