Archive for July 2014

Huffington Post: Lessons from Australia’s Carbon Tax

A Carbon Tax That Can Rise from Australia’s Ashes Posted: 07/19/2014 9:35 pm EDT Updated: 07/20/2014 4:59 pm EDT As the post-mortems arrive to determine the cause of death for Australia’s carbon tax, a couple of questions emerge: Why did this happen?What lessons can we learn?The answer to the first question is fairly simple: A politician – Julia Gillard…

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Why the Apple/IBM deal might just change everything

The hive is buzzing. This week Apple and IBM announced a deal that, while the details are undisclosed, will certainly involve the two giants collaborating “to build enterprise apps designed exclusively for iPhones and iPads..” All commentary about design and how Steve wouldn’t have ever allowed it ASIDE, it’s a huge deal. It creates a stage for two…

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Introducing AcctVantageDRIVE

Here’s a super specific marketplace that will be happy to see this news from AcctVantage: growing small businesses that are inventory-centric and RUN ON MAC (although all platforms rock, this is especially a dream if you run Mac OS). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hendersonville, NC – July 16, 2014 – AcctVantage, the leader in ERP Accounting…

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Fantastic 2nd Place Entry in RestoreMyClimate.org Video Contest

In early May an inspiring youth video contest was launched by Citizens Climate Education Corps. 37 extraordinary videos were submitted and here is 2nd Place Winner! Take a look at the full scope of the initiative at RestoreMyClimate.org. Thank you to all entrants! And now we present to you the impressive 2nd place winner. Communities…

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Contest winners announced for RestoreMyClimate.org K12 video contest

You may remember that in early May, we launched an exciting and uplifting youth video contest for the Citizens Climate Education Corps. You should take a peek at the initiative at www.restoremyclimate.com. Here’s the 1st place winning video. Thank you, all 37 of you, who sent in qualifying contest entries! Every one of them were inspiring…

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Tech&Learning coverage of Alive Studios at #ISTE

Study: Augmented Reality Shows Gains in Pre-K, Kindergarten Reading  Pre-K and Kindergarten students made greater gains on two standard reading skill assessments when using the Letters alive® augmented reality program, according to research by Dr. Tamra Ogletree at the University of West Georgia. The Letters alive® curriculum is aligned to Common Core Standards and is best…

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eSchoolnews pickup on Alive Studios #iste2014

AUGMENTED REALITY STUDY SHOWS GAINS IN PRE-K, KINDERGARTEN READING Pre-K and Kindergarten students made greater gains on two standard reading skill assessments when using the Letters alive® augmented reality program, according to research by Dr. Tamra Ogletree at the University of West Georgia. The Letters alive® curriculum is aligned to Common Core Standards and is…

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