There are an estimated 300 million PowerPoint users in the world delivering an estimated 30 million PowerPoint presentations each day. Here are some other options that might work better in the classroom.
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November 24, 2014
November 14, 2014
Districts find it difficult to discover the best ed-tech products, and providers of the products say it's tough to sell to K-12.
November 14, 2014
The White House summit on Wednesday, Nov. 19 will highlight exemplary leadership in digital transformations and launch a "Future Ready District Pledge."
November 13, 2014
The U.S. educational technology director says this issue is important for many reasons, not the least of which: it's an Office of Civil Rights concern.
November 11, 2014
New evidence suggests that it is not just teachers who make engaging and relevant recordings. Students do too.
November 06, 2014
A Getting Smart paper produced in partnership with Rosetta Stone, explores the potential of world language educators to lead the shift to school and district-wide blended, competency-based, deeper learning models. A follow-up to "The Next Generation of World Language Learning."
November 05, 2014
A new Getting Smart paper tells the stories of schools across the country that are dedicated to creating a next-gen learning environment that sets high expectations for college readiness, personalizes learning for all students, and is optimized for scale.
November 02, 2014
Reflection is a powerful tool and process in learning to move toward mastery. What if we could offer students more than one way to do it, in a format that may be more native to them?
October 23, 2014
HMH Labs will attempt to bring about educational innovation through the "experimentation. and rapid prototyping of new technology solutions."
October 20, 2014
Sometimes all the activity of animations in an instructional video are best offset by a break, to help students refocus on the material.