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Educating the Gaming Industry

Mitch Weisburgh, founder of Games 4 Ed, discusses the market for games in education and the obstacles to reach current curriculum models. Weisburgh also talks about “game jams” and other ways to engage teachers in the process of game development and deployment within classrooms. Weisburgh, along with nearly 900 participants, including some 250 global education(…)

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Public-Private Partnerships Impacting Education

Claypool, President and CEO of ChanceLight Behavioral Health and Education, took time to discuss his efforts to improve public-private partnerships (PPP) in the education sector. Claypool recently co-authored We’re In This Together: Public-Private Partnerships in Special and At-Risk-Education.  A social worker and education administrator, Claypool grew frustrated by decreasing resources for children with learning differences, so(…)

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Educational App Reviews Impacting Market Trends

Karen Mahon, Ed.D joined Dr. Rod Berger to discuss educational apps and lessons for the industry. Mahon is the founder of Balefire Labs that has reviewed nearly 5,000 apps in education. Balefire Labs utilizes a research-based set of criteria to review apps in the areas of instructional and usability design. Karen L. Mahon Ed.D is an(…)

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7 Ways the Best Reading Apps Improve Your Mobile Reading Experience

7 Ways the Best Reading Apps Improve Your Mobile Reading Experience

Research from the Pew Research Center shows that today, 64 percent of U.S. adults now own a smartphone. That’s a leap from the 35 percent recorded last 2011. The growth in mobile ownership has meant that more and more users resort to their smartphones for everyday tasks: from checking their emails and keeping in touch(…)

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Sal Khan Reflects on his Academy and its Impact on Education

Sal Khan Reflects on his Academy and its Impact on Education

Sal Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, took time to explore current educational challenges and strategies to consider. Khan also shares what it’s like to be “Sal Khan” and how we should all dream big. Khan Academy recently launched the You Can Learn Anything movement to help students develop a strong learningmindset and they have partnered with the College Board.(…)

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Video Conferencing Expanding the Classroom Environment

Video Conferencing Expanding the Classroom Environment

It’s no secret that the implementation and widespread utilization of video conferencing systems have changed the way in which we do business, get in touch with people, and develop our communicational skills. But aside from the fact that video conferencing tools are seen as the ultimate time and money-saving business tools used by companies to improve their communication and(…)

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Choosing the Right Program: Medical Schools in Arizona

Choosing the Right Program: Medical Schools in Arizona

Thinking of what to do with your life can be scary. Even more so if you think you want to study a challenging field such as medicine. The process of choosing a program will be slightly different for everyone, but there are basic things everyone should contemplate as they decide if a career in medicine(…)

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Rodman Personalizes Teacher PD

Allison Rodman is an assistant principal and director of professional development at Mariana Bracetti Academy, a K–12 Title I school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an executive committee member of PhillyCORE Leaders, a diverse coalition of rising education leaders whose mission is to build a more positive and collaborative education community by connecting leaders who(…)

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