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The Textbook’s Crumbling Monopoly

Disassembling a staid tradition to acquire dynamic knowledge in real-time. GUEST COLUMN | by Shaunak Roy Not long ago, at the university level, the textbook was king. It facilitated the educational experience both in and out of the classroom. It … Continue reading

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Students, Phones and Apps They Will Really Use

The chief product officer at Cengage Learning discusses an effective new learning app. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Jim Donohue oversees the development, ideation and creation of all Cengage Learning products. He also is responsible for establishing and maintaining an open … Continue reading

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CueThink is an innovative peer-to-peer iPad application designed to improve students’ critical thinking skills, math language and communication. At the heart of the platform are “thinklets” — video vignettes of solution strategies created by students with the help of scaffolds and rubrics. Learners in … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Book&Table  

This is a web platform that enables great educators to run a professional test prep or academic tutoring business through innovative technology and community partnerships. Using the platform, educators help students learn through personalized courses and one-on-one tutoring. The mission is to bring students together … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Fishtree

Fishtree is a place where teachers find resources for their lesson plans in seconds. Resources from textbooks, Open Education Resources, teacher lesson plans and even news from recently published, trusted sources, all easily accessible. With Fishtree, you’re able to make a … Continue reading

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