Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Data Says it All

Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) is one of the 110 colleges in the California Community College System. Three years ago they implemented Smartxt as part of a campus-wide program to support students with learning disabilities. Kurzweil 3000-firefly is the technological foundation of Smartxt. Alexis Copeland, who was part of the team that implemented Smartxt and Kurzweil 3000-firefly at MPC, shares some insights

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Buyers Beware

Post By Gregory A. Firn, Ed.D Deputy Superintendent of Academics Grand Prairie Independent School District Grand Prairie, TX I have yet to experience a day that I don’t receive an email, text, Linkedin, Facebook, or other social media “hit” with answers, solutions, resources, or others related to Common Core. Enough already! Akin to the advent of No Child Left Behind, the

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Data, Schmata – Why do we need reporting in Kurzweil 3000-firefly?

Over the course of the past two months, reporting features to measure student logins and files opened have been added to Kurzweil 3000-firefly. These are very important additions to a product suite that already does so much to help students succeed academically. You may find yourself asking, “More data? Don’t we have enough already?” Allow me to provide three reasons

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