EdTech Women: Women Supporting Women During TCEA

By Sue Hanson, PR with Panache! This year PR with Panache! is shining the spotlight on two outstanding women during this year’s annual TCEA Conference in Austin, Texas:  Dr. Karen Billings, Vice President, ETIN and Jean Seok, CEO, Learningpod. Being humble, Karen would never tou

Language Magazine: Making Reading Your Own

Source: Language Magazine  Todd Brekhus, president of myON, extols the benefits of students developing their own personal digital libraries Making literacy more personal to kids, especially to second-language learners, begins with providing learners with their own personal libraries.

EdNet Insight: She Snoops for Scoops, The Personal Side of the EdNET Community

Source: EdNET Insight – She Snoops for Scoops PR with Panache! (PRP) welcomes Machele Stefhon as the firm’s director of its new division, Convert! Through Convert!, Machele will focus on helping clients achieve significant and lasting improvements to their marketing effect

THE Journal: Naiku Launches Assessment Software and PD Grant Program

Source: THE Journal Assessment software provider Naiku has launched a $250,000 grant program for innovative teachers and teacher teams. The grants will be awarded in the spring and throughout the 2015-2016 school year and “are designed to support innovative teachers and teacher teams

SmartBlog on Student Assessments: Junk in, Junk out

Source: SmartBlog on Education Student assessment is one of the most important activities that happen in a teacher’s classroom. I’m not referring to the state accountability assessments that take place at the end of the school year, though those accountability assessments are importan

EdTech Times: Q&A with Ben Lowinger, Founder and Executive Vice President of Copia

Source: EdTech Times After the holiday season, EdTech Times got in touch with Ben Lowinger, Founder and Executive VP of Copia. Copia is a well-known company that provides social media and content delivery platform where users collaborate, socialize, and purchase content.  Recently Cop

THE Journal: Study – Math augmentation program can help improve MAPs scores

Source: THE Journal As a teacher, I am always searching for an effective means to help close or eliminate gaps in my students’ learning. In recent years, my Algebra Readiness students have not reached optimal growth on Measures of Academic Progress (MAPs), which directly correlate to

eSchool News: 5 essential tech checks for 2015

 Source: eSchool News Is your tech ready to rock in the New Year? Follow this simple checklist and find out It’s hard to believe, but 2015 is already upon us. For technology directors and IT personnel, that means a whole new year of fires to put out, devices to fix and networks to rep

IdeaMensch: Interview with Vinod Lobo, CEO of Learning Upgrade

Source: IdeaMensch Vinod Lobo is the founder and CEO of Learning Upgrade, which publishes online courses to teach math and reading through songs, video, and games. In 1998, he brought together educators, musicians, artists and programmers to produce innovative, engaging lessons design

Getting Smart: Why We Need to Teach Students to be Self-Advocates

Source: Getting Smart My daughter Aislinn loves playing Legos, Minecraft and My Little Pony with her friends. Like many children her age, she enjoys creating art projects and dancing to her favorite music. She is your typical 7-year-old girl, born with a few additional challenges to o