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Beyond Pythagoras

The impact of Computer Science on STEM retention and student development. GUEST COLUMN | by George K. Thiruvathukal As an educator, I am frequently asked about the role of computer science and STEM. Although computer science subject matter can serve … Continue reading

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Three Lessons in Unifying University IT Systems

On-the-ground perspective from an award-winning campus IT director. GUEST COLUMN | by Tammy Jo Martinez Like with most public institutions, here at the University of New Mexico (UNM), our IT department has faced new challenges in recent years as operating … Continue reading

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Digital Classrooms 2017

Four K-12 trends and the technology strategies to harness their potential. GUEST COLUMN | by Dan Rivera During the past year we witnessed mobile-first digital learning move from experimental to mainstream as the convergence of technology infrastructure, digital curriculums, educator … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Not Fear Mobile App Learning

Used responsibly with admin support, technology to transform and invigorate learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Michael Cassidy Edtech is a new and exciting area of the classroom, but many educators are still wary of its promises and fear that traditional … Continue reading

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To 2017 and Beyond!

A pragmatic approach to predicting our edtech future. GUEST COLUMN | by Doug Mesecar Crystal ball predictions about the upcoming year in education are often compelling cases for bold, lofty ideas, but rarely fully consider public policy or government funding … Continue reading

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