EdSurge: Spotlight on Twelve Silicon Valley Districts

Source: EdSurge Recently, EdSurge ran an article spotlighting 12 innovative Silicon Valley school districts. Rocketship Education, a San Jose, CA based charter school network listed myON as tool they use in their innovative blended learning model! Read more about Rocketship Education

EdTech Times: Q&A with Rob Dickson and Julie Carter, co-founders of GreyED

Source: EdTech Times EdTech Times spoke with Rob Dickson and Julie Carter, co-founders of a new entrant on the education market, GreyED. GreyED is a services-based company focusing on helping schools and districts with large scale educational technology installations and roll outs. Be

Smartblog on Education: What’s the dif? Personalization, differentiation, individualization

Source: Smartblog on Education During a recent parent-teacher conference for my fourth-grader, the teacher said she had been differentiating instruction for my child. I wasn’t sure exactly what she meant by differentiation. I assumed she was doing this for every student in the class a

Oak Park-River Forest Patch: Pershing Elementary celebrates winning national reading contest

Source: Patch.com The top 10 student readers at Pershing Elementary proudly display their trophies – and their school’s $500 grand prize! As temperatures plummet, summer may seem like a distant memory, but students at Pershing Elementary still have a reason to celebrate th

Association of American Publishers: Girls Thinking Global Strives to Create a Worldwide Community of Education and Empowerment

Source: Association of American Publishers The education and advancement of girls is a global issue. Research proves that when girls are empowered with knowledge and skills, they contribute to the growth of their community. However, many initiatives are confined to small, local projec

Graphite: myON

Reading platform encourages kids with solid audio and search features Source: Graphite LEARNING RATING: 3/5 Good TEACHER RATING: 5/5 Best Price: Paid, See Additional Pricing Details Grades: Pre-K-8 URL: http://www.myon.com QUICK TAKE Pros: Built-in audio features offer great reading s

Smartblog on Education: 5 misconceptions about blended learning

Source: Smartblog on Education Blended learning is transforming roles of teachers and students in many classrooms and has become a trendy buzzword in education in recent years. Yet, for all its trendiness and efficacy, the true meaning of what blended learning means has somehow gotten

EdTech Digest: Cool Tool – High School Test Prep Courses from Odysseyware

Source: EdTech Digest Is there anything that could sound lessappealing to a high school student than studying for an equivalency test or the ACT? It conjures up images of poring over boring textbooks and reviewing flashcards late into the night. Thankfully, Odysseyware’s new high scho

EdTechWomen: Girls Thinking Global to Support Empowerment of Girls Globally

Source: EdTechWomen Last month, Girls Thinking Global (GTG) announced its official non-profit launch. The non-profit aims to Educate, Empower, Engage and Energize people across the globe to take action for girls worldwide. Girls Thinking Global is embarking on a visionary journey to c

Tech & Learning: Mac to School Ramps Up Apple Device Buy-Back Program

Source: Tech & Learning Over the past year, Mac to School, provider of K-12 recertified Apple technology, has bought back millions of dollars worth of EdTech from schools. Mac to School frequently works with districts that are seeking to purchase newer EdTech – for example, sellin