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October 2, 2016

Watson: Cognitive Computing In Education

I met Mariano Garrido, Industry Solution Architect at IBM, during his talk at the Google Campus in Madrid on Cognitive Business. We talked about Watson, a technology platform that uses natural language processing and machine learning to discover the hidden knowledge behind unstructured data. Here is what we learned about using cognitive computing in education.
by Leticia Lafuente López
September 30, 2016

6 Steps To An Effective Private School Fundraising Ask

As administrators prepare to open their doors for another year of school, it’s impossible to forget what made it possible to improve the school during the summer, what potential changes are currently being discussed, and what changes they would like to see in the future. For many schools, especially private schools, those upgrades are made possible through fundraising. Here are the steps to an effective fundraising ask.
by Joe Garecht
September 9, 2016

Top 3 Myths About BYOD In The Classroom

BYOD has gained some momentum in today's education system. More and more educational staff seriously consider the adoption of BYOD in their instruction. So let's place the next 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom right next to dragons, flying horses, and the treasure at the end of the rainbow.
by Livia Mihai
August 17, 2016

Discussing The Future Of Education

Technology is advancing fast to the point where any question we ask can be answered almost perfectly in an instant. But what does this mean for the future of education? As we start to rely even more on computers to answer our questions, will we lose the ability to answer them ourselves?
by Charles Wiles
July 2, 2016

K12 Computer Science: Coding Starts From Your Imagination

School-based computer science is often non-existent or fails to engage students. However, people who earn a living in computer science argue that imagination and creativity ignited their interest in coding. This article highlights ways to engage students and foster creativity in the K12 Computer Science (CS) classroom.
by Jason Rukman
June 18, 2016

4 Big Reasons Why K12 Students Love eLearning

K12 students love eLearning because it intertwines more easily with their digital lives, supports multi-media, multi-sensorial content like videos, lets them play games and have fun while learning, and it allows them to dive into new subjects anytime, anywhere.
by Livia Mihai
June 9, 2016

3 Thoughts On Special Education: One Dad's Perspective

My experience with special education started with becoming a dad. My wife and I have four wonderful children, the second of whom, Jacob, has a type of Autism called PDD (Pervasive Developmental Disorders). Here, I offer my perspectives as a parent about what makes for great special education.
by Brian Taylor