- Show Your Work -- digital archive for students' work, sorted by class
- One Point Education -- OpenCourseWare + college credit -- expand opportunities for college students
- Interactive Fitness Platform -- using the Kinect for to bring fitness instructors to customers around the world
- What's New in School -- give teachers a simple way to help parents know "what's new in school"
- CourseCheck -- syllabi upload for college students with calendar and tasking (Winner)
- Four Eyes on Me -- communicating student data w/ parents with infographics
- GrantStar -- grant-monitoring program
- Lectics -- encouraging more participation in the classroom, "Stack Overflow" for the classroom
- MyGlobes -- helps students understand "the global"/"the globe" by helping inform them about world-wide events (e.g. by following recording artists' tours)
- CodeNow -- helping get girls and minority youth into coding; project-oriented
- Operation Hire Me -- simulation game to help people work through the hiring process
- Growing Assessment -- one-stop shop for assessment tools for teachers (by teachers); openly-licensed
- Browse and Learn -- language learning app, browser plug-in for contextual learning as you surf the Web
by Audrey Watters on 24 Oct, 2011
Audrey Watters is an education writer, a recovering academic, a serial dropout, and some days, ed-tech's Kassandra.
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