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Yearly Archives: 2012

Fun Friday – Wallwisher

Welcome to the Friday Fun Blog Series.  As promised, I have a neat thing to share with you today.  It is called Wallwisher.  It allows a user to create a virtual wall to post sticky notes on.  It can be used to welcome a new employee, send well wishes to a friend, brainstorm product ideas, or […]

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End of Course Evaluation Poor Response Rates

What system or tool does your school use for end of course evaluations? Many schools have used paper and pencil surveys for years, although current trends show that many schools are now switching to online evaluations.  While some schools began experimenting with online evals in the early 1990’s, it has taken off in recent years.  […]

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Are You a 21st Century Teacher?

Recently I came across a blog post on SimpleK12 from a couple of years ago describing 21 signs that indicate if a teacher is using 21st century teaching techniques. I thought it was still applicable in 2012 and wanted to share.  My favorite signs are listed below. You ask your students to do a character/historical person study…and they create […]

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Internet Safety and Security

Safety on the internet and all the applications we use daily is a concern that we need to be reminded of every now and then.  This infographic is a reminder of to check those privacy settings, be mindful of links you click on, and the importance of password protection. Created by:

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TGIF – Friday Fun

We all love Fridays don’t we?  Usually Friday signifies the end to 5 consecutive, productive days of hard work, growth, and new developments.  Friday means the weekend is almost here and we can begin to mentally get ready for some rest and relaxation.  In honor of Fridays, we will have a new blog series called […]

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Busy Conference Season

Members of our team have just arrived back on land from a string of conferences, exhibiting, presenting, shaking hands with clients, and meeting new friends.  Beginning on the west coast in Long Beach, California, Tara Boozer attended theeLearning 2012 conference put on by theInstructional Technology Council.  While there, Tara delivered our newest presentation about the extensive […]

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SmarterMeasure Launches New Website

We are so excited to announce the launch of our brand new SmarterMeasure website!  The new design is intuitive, colorful, and informative. It replaces the old site  with an organized layout and the latest research, as well as highlighting our client base, and case studies.  Click here to experience it firsthand! We’d love to add your testimonial to the site […]

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Pearson Launches Partner Page

Pearson, the education giant, recently launched their Pearson Partner Network page which allows partners to add pertinent information about tools and services that relate to the Pearson LearningStudio.  Mark Sperat, Pearson’s Technology Partner Manager, wanted to create an organized space that would be user friendly and highlight partner solutions. Check it out! SmarterMeasure is fully integrated with Pearson LearningStudio […]

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