Category Archives: Educational Reform

“Smart” Screentime for Kids

  "Smart" Screentime for Kids This blog post was inspired by the concept of what I would like to refer to as "SMART" screentime. Meaning, spending our time wisely while on our devices - all of us, children and adults alike. Why? Well, we are the product of what we consume. Valuable time is being…
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Save Time & Money with Alice, the Educator’s NEWEST Tech Tool

Save Time & Money with Alice, the Educator's NEWEST Tech Tool Technological advances mean teachers now educate a generation raised on mobile devices and familiar with virtual reality. Instead of chalk and a blackboard, students are accustomed to smartboards that are a cross between whiteboard and computer. Teachers who want to reach students on their…
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The WOW Factor!

The WOW Factor; when it comes to educating our students this can make or break a lesson. The WOW Factor always gives an advantage when it comes to motivating kids learning. Isn't that what we want, to "wow" our students into further exploration and hook them to dive deeper into their own learning? The advances in…
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A Leap With ALICE

Disruption In the Classroom Augment. Discover. Exchange. “Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland A Leap With Alice Pioneering the leap in creative education that teachers and students have long been waiting for, Leap With Alice is a revolutionary tool for passionate educators -…
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“Literacy isn’t the English teacher’s job; it’s everybody’s job.”

Graciously, Dave Burgess gave me permission to repost this blog: “Literacy isn’t the English teacher’s job; it’s everybody’s job.” This theory hit a nerve and resonated with me, I was compelled ask Dave if I could share this short but very powerful dissertation. I absolutely encourage everyone involved in educating our youth to put literacy at the…
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Developers: Stop Making Educational Apps

Or find a better way to do it. I remember it well. It was a cold February day in 2015 and I was staring at my laptop screen as I sat behind my desk at Appency, an app marketing agency I had been running for the last six years. The smell of baked goods filled…
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EdTech Insights: Trends, Best Practices & Learning – Sales

EdTech Insights: Trends, Best Practices & Learning - Sales - Getting schools, districts, colleges, and universities to pay for things can be notoriously hard, even if there’s evidence of wasteful spending in other directions. Typical K-12 companies have a “boots on the ground” approach to sales with the goal of having a salesperson in every state.…
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