By Terrance Williams
05/10/2018 on Tech & Learning
…At Lincoln Middle School in Passaic, New Jersey, we are using a behavior management platform called Hero to acknowledge and reinforce positive behaviors among students and flip the ratio of positive to negative communications…Read full article here.
By Rhonda Spells-Fentry
05/2018 on Education Technology Insights
…To do this, PGCC has invested in TeamDynamix, a service management platform with integrated project portfolio management. The technology encompasses a broad range of needs from ticketing to problem and incident management, change management, asset tracking and project portfolio management all on one platform…Read full article here.
By: Tara García Mathewson
05/02/2018 on Hechinger Report
….The “meet a pro” activities primarily happen virtually, through Nepris, a platform that connects industry professionals with classrooms. Hidalgo said Cajon Valley teachers can’t be expected to coordinate classroom visits with professionals from each of the many careers….Read full article here.
04/18/2018 on Ask a Tech Teacher
…“We explained that Feedback Studio and Revision Assistant were the right digital resources to help improve student writing skills, dovetailing with the qualities students were already being taught in the classroom,” Nelson said…Read full article here.
By Dennis Pierce
04/16/2018 on Faculty Focus
…Elizabeth Kleinfeld, an English instructor and director of the writing center at Metropolitan State University of Denver, has studied plagiarism and students’ use of sources for the last seven years, mostly among students in first-year writing courses…Read full article here.
By Derek Newton
04/16/2018 on EdTech Digest
According to a news-released survey by Turnitin, a company that empowers original thinking and can detect unoriginal and potentially plagiarized written academic content, nearly a third of all college teachers (32%) say they’ve suspected a student of passing off work that was actually done by someone else…Read full article here.
By Andrea Carter
04/11/2018 on Poets and Quants
…Michele Pitman, CEO and founder of intelliVOL, which is the creator of the tracking platform x2VOL, says she launched the service because she believes the future of admissions is colleges requiring a record of applicants’ community involvement just as they do transcripts to verify GPA and SAT scores. “More and more colleges are looking for ways to get a clearer picture of a student’s fit at their school,” she says…Read full article here.
By: Graham Womack
03/23/2018 on Press Tribune
…On April 13, Hanson, his wife, Jean, and a nonprofit organization they founded in 2005, Changing Lives Together Incorporated, will host a fundraiser in Fair Oaks for Ghanaian education. The event, which will feature Ghanaian food, music and performances, is being held to raise $40,000 to build three classrooms and a restroom at an elementary school in Ghana…Read full article here.