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Juggling Act

With new content rules for schools, controlled cloud collaboration. GUEST COLUMN | by Trevor Hellebuyck We’re smack in the middle of a new era of collaboration, and nowhere is that clearer than in the educational world. Students and educators alike … Continue reading

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Trends | The Modern Learner

Will Richardson and Bruce Dixon have put together an excellent case—actually an urgent case, for the reimagining of today’s schools. In 10 Principles for Schools of Modern Learning: The Urgent Case for Reimagining Today’s Schools, they have composed a deeply thoughtful … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | RefME

This may be one of the world’s first multi-platform tools to completely automate the citation, referencing and bibliography process for over 7,000 referencing styles. With it students can create accurate citations for any source in seconds and complete an entire bibliography in … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy

With the Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy, students can practice for their SAT test in reading and math. And as of just recently, thanks to a partnership between the College Board and Turnitin, students can also practice for the optional essay … Continue reading

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Choosing Bootcamp

Spoiler alert: job placement and starting salaries don’t make the cut. GUEST COLUMN | by Erica Prenga I am a coding bootcamp graduate gainfully employed in Silicon Valley. About two months after completing the immersive program where I learned programming, … Continue reading

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