Category Archives: cool tools

Cool Tool | Far-Plane: Beyond Boundaries

This is a first-person role playing adventure game, and a collaboration between Triad Interactive Media (Triad) and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). The two firms partnered to transform CCL’s premiere leadership program, Beyond Boundaries, from a face-to-face training program into … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Lightbox

Designed for pre-K—12 teachers looking to improve student engagement, comprehension, vocabulary and literacy development, Follett’s Lightbox is a fully interactive, multimedia educational space that encourages students to see learning in a new light. Students receive a multimedia learning experience incorporating … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | PlatinuMath

Here’s a professional development solution in the form of a suite of web-based games designed to strengthen the mathematics knowledge of preservice and in-service elementary teachers, many of whom lack the mathematical understanding required to teach math. To engage elementary teachers … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Gridstore for Universities

Gridstore is converged infrastructure for modern data centers looking to dramatically improve management and performance while decreasing cost. As educational institutions face unique data storage challenges due to budget constraints combined with a need to keep data available and close, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | ReadWorks

The non-profit ReadWorks is committed to solving our nation’s reading comprehension challenges by providing educators with the research-based curriculum and guidance they need to improve their effectiveness and their students’ achievement. They provide a pedagogically consistent product of comprehension units, articles, and question sets … Continue reading

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