To engage or not to engage? That is the question when it comes to figuring out the best platform for strengthening the home-school connection with texting.
Schools know that texting is a great way to reach out to families. It’s better than the “robo-calling” that is only one-way, is overwhelmingly reported as an annoyance to the Better Business Bureau, can disturb parents at work, or set off
COURSESMART: InsideHigherEd has the details on the acquisition of San Mateo, CA-based CourseSmart by Vital Source, an e-textbook platform owned by Ingram Content Group with over 4 million faculty and student users. Coursesmart was founded in 2007 by Macmillan, Cengage, Wiley, McGraw-Hill and Pearson
Cómo se nota cuando ando de congreso en congreso: este blog no para de llenarse de nuevas entradas y materiales para compartir. Hoy toca la presentación que he dado en ForoELE en Valencia. Como veréis son las técnicas que utilizo para darles feedback individualizado a mis alumnos del curso SPAN 370: Advanced Spanish Writing, un curso de estilística del español en el nivel intermedio avanzado.
SHOWEVIDENCE: The Follett Knowledge Fund, a $50 million fund announced by Follett Corporation in June 2013, has made its first investment in Santa Clara, CA-based ShowEvidence. Follett has been a major distributor of digital learning materials and services since 1873. Terms of the deal were not disc
PLAY-I: $8 million to Play-i in a Series A round from Madrona Venture Group and Charlies Rivers Ventures. The Wall Street Journal reports the round was done at a $25 million valuation. The Mountain View, CA-based startup founded in 2012 previously raised a $1 million seed round and another $1.4 mill
SOCIAL BUTTERFLY: There’s a real art to learning how to be a connected educator via social media outlets, and Edutopia’s got some step-by-step guides and resources for becoming social media-savvy. Read about how to use Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram for the greater classroom good--and p