Category Archives: cool tools

Cracking the Code

Motivating bored-but-gifted students using some fiery competition – and technology.  GUEST COLUMN | by Christopher Godshall There’s a lot of both media and academic attention paid to students with learning difficulties acting as barriers to acquiring knowledge, and rightly so. … Continue reading

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Harvey HELP

Higher education taking a unified response, students helping students through GoFundMe. Texas and national leaders from higher education associations, institutions, foundations, and businesses have come together to launch the Harvey HELP Fund, a crowd-sourced relief fund dedicated to aiding the close … Continue reading

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Putting the ‘Fun’ in Fundamental Concepts

Two educators share how augmented reality and robots help them make lessons playful. GUEST COLUMN | as told by Mary Amoson and Amanda Puerto Thorne Every teacher wants her students to be happy at school and excited to learn, but … Continue reading

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A Personal, Digital Tutor

Former Google and Venmo employees get busy building a mobile app for education.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Back in 2013, Chris Pedregal and Shreyans Bhansali (pictured below), both experienced tech entrepreneurs, met and realized they had a shared passion … Continue reading

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Shifting the OPM Conversation

Managing online and blended with more choice, control, and differentiation. GUEST COLUMN | by Scott Moore As the debate over the value of online program management (OPM) companies rages on, the baseline requirements for colleges and universities seeking to expand … Continue reading

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