Posts by Adam Renfro

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Fiber Made the Video Star

Video editing skills will no longer be the sole purview of AV departments. That would be like having a Pencil and Paper Department now for whenever students have the need to write something. Video skills will be an essential part of all communications. The video tools are free and ubiquitous, and bandwidth will no longer be a problem.

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Creating A Classroom Marketplace

A marketplace gets artifacts . . . “things” . . . into the hands of people who need them and rewards the people who create them. The Classroom Marketplace works the same way, and it prepares students to reap the benefits of real-world marketplaces.

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Kodable: The First Step in Coding

Kodable makes programming education inviting for students at a young age. This is important for diversifying the computer science area, because it gets students interested and thinking about computer science before society has an opportunity to tell them that programming isn't cool or for girls.

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Where Are We on the Whole Cheating Thing?

Data is literally streaming through our bodies via WiFi and cell towers. Needless to say, today’s generation of students, Generation Z, has a different relationship with information than all of the preceding generations did.

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Saundz Like American English

Saundz curriculum is developed by phonology experts and it includes 37 chapters and 161 lesson dealing with 40 sounds of American English and some of the most problematic consonant groups.

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ExamTime: Make Studying an Active Process

Learning is a lifelong endeavour. Students need to take responsibility for their learning. Through our software, ExamTime empowers students to build best learning practices into their study habits – goal setting, personal learning styles, comprehension techniques, practice and testing and collaborative learning.

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The Transition from Cursive to Coding

Programming pushes students to research, plan, outline, collaborate, test, troubleshoot, and retest. It’s brain intensive language study that requires syntax and style.