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Class Tech Tips' opinion on KudosWall

As you look to make the most of both traditional and digital experiences, you'll definitely want to check out KudosWall. I think it's a great option for keeping student work organized, accessible and ready to celebrate. It provides an easy-to-use space for remembering every big and small moment and capturing student work to show off accomplish...
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The Beginning of KudosWall, with Jag and Nikhil

The Beginning of KudosWall, with Jag and Nikhil
Hey everyone, Hannah from KudosWall here. Instead of imparting my usual wisdom on writing a recommendation letter or preparing for freshman year or standing out as an intern, I've decided to tell you all a story about your favorite edtech rockstars, Jag and Nikhil Vootkur. This father-son dynamic duo has redefined the meaning of the phrase "family ...
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KudosWall reviewed in School Library Journal

About School Library Journal:School Library Journal is the premiere publication for librarians and information specialists who work with children and teens. A source of quality journalism and reviews for more than 60 years, SLJ produces award-winning features and news coverage on: literacy, best practices, technology, education policy and othe...
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Three things I do to avoid procrastination

Three things I do to avoid procrastination
Being the best student you can possibly be is what impresses colleges. Productivity and hard work are key aspects to achieving this persona. Don't let procrastination get in the way on your path to success.1.  Plan what you need to do ahead of time with rewardsMake a To-do list of every studious task you need to complete, including deadlines. ...
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KudosWall was featured in Business NH Magazine's Tech Report

KudosWall was featured in Business NH Magazine's Tech Report

How I found my passion and how you can too

How I found my passion and how you can too
Nobody has everything figured out from the start. Luckily while you are in school, you have a place to seek out what interests you the most. When it comes to finding your passion, there are numerous possibilities. You could end up loving to snowboard, feeling like the king of the world while on the snowy slopes. Or you may feel that expressing you...
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Extracurriculars - Inspire and Get Inspired

Extracurriculars - Inspire and Get Inspired
English philosopher Francis Bacon once said, "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds." What Bacon failed to realize is that sometimes simply being aware of opportunities around you is the same thing as making them. In college I'd heard story after story about the work my friend was doing in a reproductive biology lab until finally I ...
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KudosWall featured in Boston Tutoring Services' blog

It is important to keep track of your proud moments, no one knows better than an educator who helps students to get into a good prep school or a good college. Please read the blog posted by Boston Tutoring Service's explaining how KudosWall can be helpful for students applying for colleges.Boston Tutoring Services helps greater Boston area students...
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7 New Year's Resolutions for Students

7 New Year's Resolutions for Students
Let's bring in the New Year right by setting attainable goals that will bring us success in the upcoming year. Here are a few suggestions: 1.  Aim for Good GradesThis might be an obvious resolution, but it's an important one. Reflect on study habits that have prevented you from getting good grades in the past and focus on changing those habits...
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College Preparation - What You Should Be Doing When

College Preparation - What You Should Be Doing When
The future is a scary thing, but one thing that could make it a little less scary is being prepared. Here's a helpful timeline of what you should be doing to be prepared for your future and when you should be doing them.Middle School: Middle school is a good time to set yourself up for good study and time management habits. Fill up your schedule wi...
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Scholarships That Will Help You Get The Most Out Of Your Summer

Scholarships That Will Help You Get The Most Out Of Your Summer
There are a lot of things to do with your summer. You could volunteer, attend classes or participate in a dance intensive. With all these options, it's clear that spending your summer sitting around at home is not an option. Don't let the cost of these programs get in your way. Here are a few scholarships and scholarship finders that can help you g...
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How To Use Your Summer To Get Ahead

How To Use Your Summer To Get Ahead
You love to dance, play basketball, and you wish you could learn more about space. But with your busy class schedule it's hard to dedicate enough time to excel at your extracurricular activities. Why not use your summer to get ahead? Here are a few programs that might interest you:Dance CampsWhether your interest lies in modern dance, ballet, hip-h...
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Attend Your Dream College Before You Even Graduate High School

Attend Your Dream College Before You Even Graduate High School
​Most students don't associate summer with school, however, attending a college academic program can not only improve your qualifications for college admission but will let you experience a bit of college life as well.What kind of programs are out there? Here's a list:Programs focused on Arts and CommunicationPrograms like Colombia College High Sch...
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6 Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

6 Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out
Hiring managers can look through hundreds of resumes a day. So how do you make sure that your is the one resume out of the hundred that they will look at? Here are 6 ways to make your resume stand out: Use buzzwords Every industry will have different buzzwords but words like "team player" and "managed" will draw attention to your resume. Make sure ...
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I wish my parents….

I wish my parents….
I wish my parents….…made me go out of my comfort zone.People are creatures of habit but when we get too comfortable we become fearful of trying new things. Additionally, staying close to your comfort zone prevents you from fostering your ability to be flexible and adaptable to new situations. Encouraging your child to join an activity outside of wh...
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KudosWall in TechOut 2016

KudosWall in TechOut 2016
Third place and a $20,000 prize went to Nashua-based KudosWall, which automates student achievements into an online portfolio and resume.Crowd favorite Nikhil Vootkur, an eighth-grader at the Academy for Science and Design in Nashua, pitched the merits of Nashua-based KudosWall during the competition at Dyn in the Millyard.People note their ac...
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5 Ways To Be A Problem Finder

5 Ways To Be A Problem Finder
Problem solving is a necessary life skill. But the first step of problem solving can often be the most difficult: identifying the problem. Here's 5 tips that will help you be a problem finder:Define "problem" in your own wordsWhile we know the traditional definition of a problem, a problem as you face is a barrier that is hindering you from complet...
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KudosWall is crowd-favorite at 2016 Techout

KudosWall is crowd-favorite at 2016 Techout

KudosWall covered in New Hampshire's Union Leader

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