As seen on eSchool Media May 14th, 2019

    Why is software interoperability so hard in education?

    By Damon Ragusa
    chief executive officer, Abre.io
    The idea that software vendors should make some of their functionality and their user’s data reasonably accessible to other vendors is not some brand new idea in the tech world. Outside of maybe Healthcare, most industries have seen software interoperability become table stakes for...

    As seen on eSchool Media May 13th, 2019

    How edtech can create more empathy in the classroom

    By Sarah Wilsman
    content specialist, OverDrive Education
    Empathy is a complex concept, and while it is a quality that everyone has a capacity for, children don’t develop empathy on their own. Children must learn early how to notice, listen and care by watching and learning from the adults in their lives–this...

    As seen on eSchool Media May 13th, 2019

    Reading: 4 keys for college and career readiness

    By Susan McLester
    consultant, MindPlay
    As early as 1983, the Reagan-commissioned report, “A Nation at Risk,” raised a host of concerns about U.S. education. Many of those concerns, such as a lack of teacher training, adequate pay, and a need for higher academic standards, still remain very much front...

    As seen on eSchool Media May 6th, 2019

    Is edtech a win-win solution for students and educators?

    By Livia Bran
    content manager, CYPHER LEARNING
    The purpose of any educational institution is to prepare students to become successful adults in the future. Success may mean different things to different people and the future can at most be predicted — unknown for sure — but there’s one thing I think...

    As seen on eSchool Media May 6th, 2019

    Digital literacy: For a lifetime of critical thinking

    By Kendall Latham, Ph.D.
    education strategist, Dell EMC
    The internet opens a world of learning for K-12 students extending far beyond text books and classroom instruction. It connects study topics to current events and primary sources. It frees students from limitations of geography and demography. It uses interactivity and multimedia to engage...

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