Category Archives: cool tools

Cool Tool | VitalSource Content Studio

Since its launch last year, VitalSource Content Studio™ has proven to be a growing interactive authoring resource for publishers, numerous higher education and K-12 institutions, as well as corporations and professionals looking to create training content for their employees. They output … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Schoolrunner

This is really a school achievement engine; it empowers schools to engage administrators, teachers, students, and parents with important information around student progress. Their focus is on real-time data and student accountability both academic and behavioral, all at a teacher’s fingertips. … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | SlideRoom

SlideRoom is a pioneer in alternative modes of assessment during college admissions. As a comprehensive platform for accepting applications, portfolios, references, and payments in one secure location, organizations around the world use SlideRoom to manage the decision making process for admissions, … Continue reading

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Trends | School of Thought podcast

  There are a lot of podcasts out there. StudySync, a comprehensive blended ELA (English Language Arts)/ELL (English Language Learning) program for grades 6-12 recently launched a new one. The first podcast series, titled “School of Thought,” explores students’ views on … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Square Panda

This phonics playset for the iPad combines early reading skills and multisensory play to truly unlock learning. The playset includes 45 smart letter toys that interact with learning games—Android coming soon! Square Panda is unique because it is the only comprehensive … Continue reading

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