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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Moving the EdTech Needle with Better Choices

Moving the EdTech Needle with Better Choices

Karl Rectanus, Co-Founder and CEO of Lea(r)n, spent time talking about the process decision makers endure to select edtech products and how there is another method. Lea(r)n provides educators a place at the proverbial table to reflect and rate technology before districts make expensive decisions with long-term impacts. Rectanus comes to Lea(r)n as a former(…)

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Video Reconfiguring Possibilities in Education with eduCanon

Video Reconfiguring Possibilities in Education with eduCanon

Ben Levy, co-founder of eduCanon, talks about the power of video and how placing control in the hands of teachers ignites learning for students. Levy and eduCanon have been named Named Forbes 30 under 30 in education and to the AT&T Aspire Program respectively. eduCanon is an online learning environment to build and share interactive video lessons.(…)

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GradGuru Connects with Community College Students

GradGuru Connects with Community College Students

Catalina Ruiz-Healy, Founder and CEO, of GradGuru talks about keeping students engaged with meaningful communications and information. GradGuru is a 2013 Winner of the Bill & Melinda Gates College Knowledge Challenge, and a semi-finalist of the ongoing $5 million 2015 Robin Hood College Success Prize. AT&T recently announced that five ed-tech startups, including GradGuru, will(…)

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