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Are Online Math Programs Better Than Literacy?

Are Online Math Programs Better Than Literacy?

| October 26, 2011 | 14 Comments

When it comes to math and literacy software, the choices are vast and varied. But over the past months, I’ve heard a recurring complaint from different school administrators: The quality of literacy software is not as high as that of math. Why is this the case? I spoke to Aylan Samouha, chief schools officer at […]

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Why Should Schools Invest in Software?

Why Should Schools Invest in Software?

| October 12, 2011 | 3 Comments

The question keeps coming up: What technology should schools invest their money, time, and effort in? During this fraught time in our economy, the decision to invest in tools like adaptive software and other tech devices is sometimes portrayed as excessive or wasteful. In Sunday’s New York Times, Matt Richtel and Trip Gabriel wrote about […]

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Drowning in Student Data? Two Companies Offer Solutions

Drowning in Student Data? Two Companies Offer Solutions

| October 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Betsy Corcoran, EdSurge Teachers who want to use technology in the classroom to its best potential typically face a problem dealing with computers that’s weirdly reminiscent of dealing with a roomful of bright but disruptive students: It can be too much of a good thing. With sophisticated high-tech tools comes a deluge of data, […]

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