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The Cursive Question

As we learned from Dr. Tim Vansickle’s latest blog post, “Measured Moments, Part 11,” the Common Core State Standards do not require that students learn to write in cursive, or long hand. Replaced by keyboarding, the act of putting pen to paper and writing in script...

Virtual Assistants and Assessments

Less than two weeks after launch, Microsoft Windows 10 has been installed on an estimated 45 million PCs. For comparison, it took more than three months for its predecessor, Windows 8, to reach that level of use. This is meaningful for many reasons, but the most...

Questar: Fueled by Mission-Driven Staff

I love working for mission-driven organizations.  While it’s super important to me that my time spent at work has a higher purpose than the bottom line, it’s equally important that I’m surrounded by co-workers who are also drawn to mission-driven organizations. That’s...

Accessibility on the Cutting Edge

On July 29, 2015, Microsoft will begin releasing Windows 10 to millions of users worldwide. In so doing, the last bastion of traditional software releases will fall. Windows 10 will be released in a software-as-a-service (SAAS) model, and while businesses and...