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General, User Stories | July 27, 2016

Plug Your Disengaged STEM Students back in with Digital Storytelling

While for many students, STEM Lab or going to the Maker Studio at their school might be their favorite part of the day, we’ve all encountered the student who has totally disengaged from science or math in school. For some, it might be Math Anxiety, for others they may feel anxious about being an underrepresented population wit...

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Summer Series | June 27, 2016

Swivl’s Summer Series for Teacher Development Kicks Off

Growing up with two tech-savvy educator parents, summer meant sleeping in and family camping trips… and it also meant tagging along to plenty of edtech conferences and events. Being at ISTE this week, it’s hard not to reflect on my childhood and the experience of attending events like this. Although I didn’t grasp all the ...

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Product News | April 18, 2016

Unveiling Swivl’s Brand New Robot and Classroom Tools!

We have some big news for you this morning! After many months of hard work, we are ready to announce the release of our newest products that will help make personalized, whole-child learning a reality. “Technology must support and inspire the hard work of teachers and students, not dictate it,” said Brian Lamb, Swivl co-f...

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General, Guest | April 11, 2016

Teaching Tech: Web Resources and Apps

The last few years have seen a dramatic change in technological education for children. Gone are the days where ICT lessons were exclusively about learning how to master Microsoft Office… nowadays, with advancing capabilities and increasing reliance on technology, the curriculum apportions a large chunk of time to coding, comp...

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General | November 10, 2015

Swivl Gives Back: Nominate an Educator to Win a Swivl Robot

‘Tis the season. Midterm exams are just about behind everyone, and now the attention of the education community turns to Thanksgiving break (the much-needed reprieve before the big holiday break). Now is also about the time when those among us who are capable of planning ahead—myself not included—start coming up with gift...

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Summer Learning Series | August 11, 2015

Wrapping up a Successful Summer Learning Series!

Swivl’s first Summer Learning Series started off with a bang, and in June, educators from around the globe shared what they were hoping to learn this summer. Each week we were fortunate enough to learn from an amazing group of educational leaders, including Todd Nesloney, Holly Clark, Steven Anderson and Matt Miller. By the ti...

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General, Guest, Summer Learning Series | June 15, 2015

Fostering Relevant, Connected Learners: Part 1

In last week’s webinar, Steven Anderson addressed eight elements that make up a relevant, connected educator and he shared how connectedness empowers learning. As educators, it is important that we pass along these same values to our students. In this two-part blog post we will look at the eight aspects of a relevant, educato...

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General, Guest, Summer Learning Series | May 30, 2015

The Power of a Personal Learning Network

Students today must develop a new set of skills for the 21st century. These skills include communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking. As educational leaders, it is important that we also communicate and collaborate with one another. Developing a personal learning network (PLN) allows us to connect and buil...

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