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Learning

Computers Can Help Students Learn Science

A recent study found that even brief use of an educational app called SolarWalk (for Apple devices) improved students' understanding of the solar system.

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Rolling Out With Google Play for Education

It’s exciting to watch this space develop into an environment that just keeps getting more accessible for teachers and improving learning for students. Google for Education continues to add support and programs for teachers, admin and schools.

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EdTech

No Confusion with InfuseLearning

In fact, there is no confusion with InfuseLearning. It simply works.

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Tom’s 30 Best Blogs of 2013

Blended learning went mainstream in 2013-- truckloads of tablets showed up at schools; there was an explosion of apps; platforms got a little better; we still have a lot to learn. All the developments kept us busy. Here’s the creme de le creme, the top ten percent, of Tom’s contributions on Getting Smart this year...

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Redefining What It Means to be a Successful School

A quick look down the “successful” and “highly successful” columns and it becomes clear that we set the bar pretty high. It’s also important to note that we believe successful school systems strive to achieve these outcomes for every student.

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Canvas by Instructure

Canvas by Instructure is the LMS that gets used. Canvas connects teachers, tools, ideas, and students, and then stays out of the way. With all the built-in features you need and the integrations you want, Canvas makes teaching and learning easier, enabling you to take education to a higher level.

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Learning

My Hour of Code

The usability was just one of many things that I loved about my Hour of Code. The lesson included student choice and chunked information into digestible amounts. I was challenged and engaged, while being provided constant and immediate feedback. And the best part, I was left wanting to know and do more.

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3 Reasons Why Tech Must Be a Part Of a Personal Finance Class

There are numerous resources dedicated to teaching students how to be safe and responsible online. My favorite resource is OnGuardOnline.

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