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Got a Bad Grade? Bring it up with the Computer

You’ve certainly heard of the lazy student. You know that kid who pays his pal to write half his English essay, lifts his older sister’s college essay because, hey, she went to a different school, or types a bunch of...

Spark Notes: The Good and the Ugly

Last week, I referred to Spark Notes, one of the most popular study guides for students as they navigate through English classes, as a “cheater’s best friend.” After all, before your big AP Lit paper is due, it is pretty...

Has School Plagiarism Gotten a Whole Lot Easier?

Let me paint you a picture: Fifteen years ago, if high school freshmen were looking for a little “extra help” on their English papers about deconstructing social hierarchy in “The Great Gatsby,” in order to get that help (and by...

Changing my Tune: iPads Making Positive Dent in Schools

My initial gut reaction when I hear the terms “iPads” and “school” together is: “What happened to good ol’ lectures on blackboards and scribbled notes in black composition books?” I mean, at a certain point isn’t too much technology in...

Fear No More: Technology Platform Brings Financial Literacy to Schools

I have a confession to make – and please don’t judge me – but when I was in high school, I can promise you I did not know the first thing about credit scores, mortgages or IRA accounts (or the...