Tag Archives: student engagement

A Mobile-first Generation

How a unified mobile platform can keep students engaged – and in school. GUEST COLUMN | by Chris Hopkinson Higher educational institutions have a lot of responsibility to not only attract applicants, but also ensure the experience and tools that … Continue reading

Posted in guest column | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cool Tool | ActivPanel from Promethean

Depending on when you attended school, these were the latest and greatest technology: film projector, mimeo graph, overhead projector, video tape, photocopier. Remember any of these cutting edge inventions? Today those technologies are passé, as the innovation in consumer electronic reaches … Continue reading

Posted in cool tools | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Smarter Classroom Learning

How to increase student engagement and productivity. GUEST COLUMN | by Michael Yarbrough As a student, I remember my educators wearing a lot of hats to make their students stay focused and interested during a lesson. Numerous cards, illustrations, and … Continue reading

Posted in guest column | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Cool Tool | Twig Science Videos

Now this is science done right. As an educator, you can truly bring science to life with more than 600 real-world, engaging science videos. These three-minute videos combine rigorous research with concise scripts and utterly stunning visuals. The result is an inspiring … Continue reading

Posted in cool tools | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in guest column | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments