Does technology always raise test scores?

By Steve 0 Comments September 7, 2011

Using technology in schools can offer dramatic improvements in learning, student engagement and test scores. Yet according to a New York Times article published this Sunday, this has not been the case for one Arizona school district. Since 2005, the Kyr… Read the Rest

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Getting Started With “Bring Your Own Device” to School

By Steve 0 Comments July 26, 2011

For the last few months, the “Bring Your Own Device” concept has become quite popular and many school are now adopting it. This idea allows students to bring their own computer to school (laptop, tablet, smartphone) to use for learning purposes. In theo… Read the Rest

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The rapidly changing world of technology

By Jon 0 Comments May 31, 2011

No one can deny that in the past decade alone, the nature of our everyday lives has changed significantly due to the advances of technology. The nature of these changes can often times be complex, and it can be a challenge for non-specialists to be able… Read the Rest

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The Future of Education

By Alex 0 Comments May 15, 2011

The 21st century society has made great strides in education, but we can still unlock a lot of potential by making a few changes. The real goal is to open the doorway for individuals who are ready to learn so they can proceed ahead at the speed of their… Read the Rest

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Mathematics of the World, part 2

By Jon 0 Comments May 10, 2011

Last time, we’ve covered some interesting topics on Math from around the world. Here, we continue with more interesting facts!

-The ancient Egyptians were probably the first to work extensively with fractions, appearing in their works as early as 1… Read the Rest

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Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week!

By Steve 0 Comments May 2, 2011

It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week and at Sokikom we strongly believe that teachers play a key role in students development and evolution. So we’d like to thank all the teachers out there for your hard work and commitment to make a positive imp… Read the Rest

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What adults can learn from kids

By Steve 0 Comments April 19, 2011

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Learning is so often one directional, adults are the teachers and children are the students. And yet as this video points out, this does not always need to be the case. 12 year old Adora Svitak points out that while children… Read the Rest

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Math Trivia from around the world

By Jon 0 Comments April 15, 2011

Here at Sokikom, we constantly aim to be on the leading edge of education technology. As we look to the future, it sometimes helps to learn from the past. Let’s look into the mathematical accomplishments of people from around the world. Here’s a list of… Read the Rest

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Is game based learning for real?

By Snehal 0 Comments April 8, 2011

It shouldn’t be a surprise that students frequently don’t engage in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines. Yet the same kids frequently do engage in games-especially those with and social aspects. And even though t… Read the Rest

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Where is education heading?

By Steve 0 Comments April 6, 2011

There has been a lot of discussion on the future of education lately. As traditional education has gotten more expensive, broadband connectivity cheaper and test scores lower; an evolution in education seems almost a given. Depending on who you ask eith… Read the Rest

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