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A Cloud-First Strategy

Improved privileged account management to secure student data and meet compliance mandates. GUEST COLUMN | by Mike Somerville As Manager of Systems Support and Chief Cloud Evangelist, I lead the IT systems team at the University of San Diego. We’re … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | SmartBook from McGraw-Hill Education  

SmartBook, by learning science company McGraw-Hill Education, is a digital version of a course textbook – with a twist. SmartBook delivers the same content as a traditional textbook, but unlike a typical e-book, SmartBook actively tailors that content to the … Continue reading

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A Rose is Best

Student mastery and technology in floral design GUEST COLUMN | by William J. McKinley Educators, at every level, have changed the way they present information and knowledge to their students to keep pace with the technological expectations of future employers. … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Discovery Education’s Science Techbook

The first of Discovery Education’s series of award-winning digital textbooks that are now currently used by more than 3 million students in all 50 U.S. states and several Canadian provinces is their Science Techbook™. Originally launched in 2009, the Science … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | ActivPanel with InGlass touch

Promethean recently introduced the new ActivPanel with InGlassTM touch and writing technology and ClassFlow Desktop, an interactive lesson delivery software. With an external accessible and upgradeable Android mini-PC, the new panel can be easily upgraded over time to keep pace with … Continue reading

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