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StudyBlue Ambassadors

Teachers love using StudyBlue with their students and we love our teachers right back. After thinking long and hard about how to share all the…

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Getting Excited for FETC!

Next week, I will be attending the Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando. I’m incredibly excited to meet other educators who are developing and…

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Mobile Studying in the Google Era

Mobile devices provide us opportunities to better educate our students. Not only can teachers utilize technology to enhance their practice, but students can use these…

Bringing Value and Transparency to Higher Ed

We’ve written a lot about the staggering cost of college and the important role technology will play in lowering that cost. Specifically, we’ve mentioned the…

Usage outpaces policy, now for educators

We wrote earlier in the semester about how student’s use of new technologies is far outpacing their educator’s use.  The key implication we highlighted is…

College Enters the Technology Era

Yesterday we wrote about the frighteningly high cost of a college education. Technology will play an essential role in helping drive down the costs of…

(un)democratized costs of a college education

This is the season for high school seniors to prepare their college applications, and in the process for their families to contemplate the corresponding funding…

The luxury of traditional college life

Recently in this space we’ve been discussing the value of college. The value that a college education provides can be powerful and life-shaping, but the…