Category Archive: Client News

Jan 30

EdTech Women: Women Supporting Women During TCEA

Source: EdTech Women 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 tout all of her successes, so we want to recognize her for her …

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Dec 27

Different faces of blended learning

Four models for personalization pay off in K12 districts School administrators overwhelmed by the idea of blended learning need not fear: many districts have successfully implemented one of four models now widely accepted in K12 education. Even more encouraging, some of these schools are seeing increased achievement, lower dropout rates, and other positive results. Blended …

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Dec 22

EdTech Digest Interview: Comal ISD & Mac to School on Refurbished Tech

Mac to School Issues and challenges in using refurbished computers for a school district. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Helping to get the best technology into the hands of as many students as possible, Robert Baker is the president and founder of Mac to School. The company buys, refurbishes and sells Apple computers and equipment …

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Dec 19

Education Week: Resources for Writing IEPs Aligned to Common-Core Standards

A few weeks ago, I hosted a chat on writing standards-based individualized education program goals aligned to common core reading and math standards. The guests, Barbara Van Haren and Carol Kosnitsky, did a great job answering questions from our audience, but one inquiry that came up over and over was from educators looking for clear examples …

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Dec 19

THE Journal: Promethean debuts cloud-based classroom tool

A new cloud-based classroom tool aims to help teachers build lessons, deliver materials and monitor student comprehension from their mobile device. ClassFlow, from Promethean, enables teachers to create, deliver and share lesson plans online, from any web browser. Teachers can use the tool to connect classroom displays, whiteboards, and projectors to students’ mobile devices. ClassFlow …

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Dec 19

Celebrate Reading This Holiday with TCEA Partner myON

TCEA and myON are partnering to bring an exciting opportunity that will allow your students and even your own children to access over 4,000 engaging digital books on computers, tablets, and other devices, wherever they are over the holiday break – free of charge. Through this special holiday offer, students will be able to choose …

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Dec 11

EdTech Digest features Goalbook’s Toolkit in “Cool Tools”

Solution integrates technology, professional development, and research to help teachers personalize instruction UPDATE: Goalbook’s Toolkit was also featured in Tech & Learning’s blog on Dec. 16! Supported by ImagineK12 and the New Schools Venture Fund, Goalbook is thrilled to announce its Toolkit is now available to districts nationwide. Their mission is to empower teachers to ensure access …

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Dec 11

SmartBlog on Education: The yays, nays and everything in between from a 1:1 veteran

SmartBlog on Education recently featured a guest blog from Christopher DeNoia, a Prey user. You can read the article below or see it published here  Christopher DeNoia has been with the Pascack Valley Regional High School District in New Jersey since 2006. He is currently the district assistant network administrator and oversees the technical aspects …

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Dec 06

SmartBlog on Education: How effective leadership and collaboration drive differentiation

SmartBlog on Education recently featured a guest post by observe4success user Whitney Perro. She discusses how the platform has helped her teachers work more effectively – see the published article here!  When I attend an IEP, I have the distinction of sitting on all sides of the table. I am a parent of a child with special …

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Nov 25

THE Journal: Blending Netbooks, Tablets, and Digital Curriculum

Source: THE Journal By: Bridget McCrea, 11/19/13 Three years ago, as part of a curriculum review, the leaders of Staples Motley Schools in Staples, MN, were debating how to put more computing power into their students’ hands. As part of that strategy, the 1,400-student district was looking to create a blended learning environment that would carry it forth for …

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