27 October 2015Mark McCusker
Technology in the classroom is here to stay. Fact. The recent OECD report on the effectiveness of technology and student performance got me thinking about the many conversations I’ve had over the years working in the Ed Tech sector. Many of these conversations centred round the impact of technology in the classroom.
19 October 2015Jason Carroll
Have you tried Teach for Google™ yet? The professional development system used by thousands of educators wanting to get the most out of Google Apps for Education just launched its newest course “Compare and Contrast” last week. This brings the total number of effective instructional strategy courses to 27.
In addition, a new free “Featured Course” was released and new pricing has been announced (hint: you may want to take advantage of current pricing before the end of October). I’ve included all the details and a quick refresher on Teach in this post.
05 October 2015Jason Carroll
We’re super excited (and humbled) to let everyone know that Read&Write for Google Chrome crossed the 2 million user mark in September! To celebrate we’re giving away free access to software and more. Keep reading for details…
02 October 2015Doug Rosette
Leading with Courage (A Journey into the Hearts and Minds of Educators)
This week's blog is brought to you by Doug Rosette, Vice President of Sales at Texthelp.
What does it take to be an Educator? It takes the heart of the Tinman, the brains of the Scarecrow, and the courage of the Lion. This is what hundreds of superintendents agreed on at the recent Fall Leadership Summit of the New York State Council of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS), the theme of which was the Wizard of Oz.