Turnitin ‘Revises’ the Writing Process

By Sri Ravipati
07/06/2017 on Campus Technology

Turnitin, a company typically known for catching plagiarism in students’ writing assignments, is refocusing its efforts on the needs of teachers with its newest formative writing tool, Revision Assistant…Read full article here.

 

10 Virtual Tools For The Math Classroom

By Matthew Lynch
06/20/2017 on The Edvocate
Stepping Stones 2.0: Comprehensive Mathematics– from ORIGO Education integrates print and digital resources to give teachers flexibility in how they teach K-6 math. SS 2.0 is loaded with additional practice, effective strategies, visual models, and teacher supports…Read full article here.

5 pressing topics on IT leaders’ minds

By Laura Ascoine
07/05/2017 on eCampusnews
…During a client summit from TeamDynamix, a panel of higher-education IT leaders, moderated by futurist Ian Khan, came together during to talk about some of the biggest issues and challenges facing IT departments on today’s college and university campuses…Read full article here.

Startup Funding In Austin, TX Finds Its Way To Minority Entrepreneurs

06/30/2017 on CrunchBase
…In 2013, Sabari Raja and friend Binu Thayamkery co-foundedNepris, a startup aimed at leveling the playing field for all students in STEM, especially girls and minorities…Read full article here.

High School Improving Discipline By Gamifying Good Behavior

06/30/2017 by Teach Thought
…“We ended up using Hero to manage tardies and cuts as well, but our main use is to reward and encourage those students who are always doing the right things,” Currin says…Read full article here.

With $150 Million to Spend, Hero K12 Goes Shopping for Education Technology Companies


06/19/2017 on EdSurge

…Making this possible for the Miami Lakes, Fla.-based company is BV Investment Partners, which is giving Hero K12 $150 million to spend on making acquisitions…Read full article here.