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Cool Tool | EvaluationKIT Text Analytics

Student’s text-based course evaluation and survey responses offer important insights to an institution, but reading and analyzing massive amounts of student comments one-by-one has meant an enormous drain on operational and technical resources, until now. EvaluationKIT’s breakthrough in the use of text analytics … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Camp Discovery

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) has released Camp Discovery, a learning app designed to teach new skills to children with autism spectrum disorders. Grounded on evidence-based teaching principles, Camp Discovery houses a growing suite of educational games. … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Chalkup

This is a new learning, communication, and social studying platform for the modern class. It’s one, integrated, simple-to-use tool for discussions, assignments, course materials, messages, and flashcards. A “student engagement platform”, it is focused on engaging students, not managing their learning. … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Little Magic Books

Most kids in this digital age — digital natives — are more interested in iPhones and iPads than books. However, Pew research shows 65 percent of parents think the value of reading printed books to kids is still extremely important. Little Magic … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Localist

One of the only interactive calendaring platforms, Localist helps to increase engagement and improve student life for 1.5 million college students at institutions across the country. According to the students at Localist-using schools, 75 percent of university students think the … Continue reading

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