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Cool Tool | QwertyTown

QwertyTown has reinvented how students learn how to type through a web-based keyboarding app that teaches typing and online communication skills. Students are driven to succeed by QwertyTown’s gamification features, social motivation, powerful teacher reports, and a deep understanding of how … Continue reading

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Top 10 Geography EdApps for Kids

GUEST COLUMN | by Karen L. Mahon When we’re reviewing educational apps, we find that the toughest academic subject to find high quality educational apps for is Social Studies. It seems like there must be a million drill-and-kill flag apps, but … Continue reading

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Effectively Communicating

Finding the right technology to connect to the right students.  GUEST COLUMN | by Teege Mettille At Northland College, a small private liberal arts college along the south shore of Lake Superior in Ashland, Wisconsin, we have the unique mission of combining the … Continue reading

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Closer Collaboration

Building an edtech bridge between Europe and the US. GUEST COLUMN | by Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet The education and training industries worldwide account for spending of more than $4 trillion, with these costs representing a staggering 84 percent increase since 2000. However, … Continue reading

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Engaging or Distracting?

Lowering millennial dropout rates with mobile technology. GUEST COLUMN | by Danial Jameel Dropout rates among college students remain high, and approximately 21 percent of students at public institutions fail to graduate. However, grades and tough class schedules are not … Continue reading

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