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Two teachers combine classrooms linked by technology – and a common goal. GUEST COLUMN | by Rachel Thomas and Steven Lamb Inspiration or pure insanity. These are the only possible reasons why “Virtual Team Teaching” is successful within an elementary … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Nearpod Common Sense Digital Citizenship

Here’s one of the nation’s leading digital citizenship curricula (from Common Sense Education) combined with interactive activities, assessments, and real-time feedback (from Nearpod, a unique mobile learning platform syncing mobile device users in the classroom). This curriculum empowers students to behave responsibly … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Nearpod

Here’s a unique mobile learning platform designed for the synchronized use of mobile devices in education. With Nearpod, teachers can create content, engage students digitally and assess them in real time. Its mission is to significantly improve the quality and cost of … Continue reading

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New Frontiers

Exploring the world of classroom VR without disrupting anything. GUEST COLUMN | by Alice Bonasio You’re on your way to Mars – says my Virtual Reality lesson prompt. This particular VR journey starts with a look around a spacecraft hangar … Continue reading

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Interview | Getting Cozy with Nearpod

After just a few seconds you’ll feel it—the wow factor. Some products are like that, and Nearpod is one of those. As a highly-seasoned entrepreneur, Felipe Sommer (pictured, left) co-founded Nearpod, a U.S.-based company focused on developing original mobile applications … Continue reading

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