• EdTech

    Surviving ISTE 2017 Like a Boss

    An Insider’s Guide to What to know before, during, and after the Conference When someone tells you that you are going to attend The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference and Expo, how do you feel? Are you, : A.) Excited to learn more and meet new people? Do you count the days until you have to go to the conference? Do you tell all your friends and family about your joy because of having to go to the event? B.) Worried or anxious because you only have a vague idea of what’s going to happen. Do hundreds of questions race in your mind? Who will I be…

  • Uncategorized

    Setting the Standard for Student Success with ISTE Learning Standards

    It’s graduation season. A time when students, parents, and teachers celebrate the years of hard work that culminated in this ceremonious completion of high school. Of course, graduation is less a culminating event, and more of a handoff from one life stage to the next, and the true success of the first stage is really determined by students’ readiness for the next one. Increasingly, that means preparing students with the technical skills needed to thrive in the modern workforce. However, while computer science instruction is emerging in schools, there is uneven application and some uncertainty about what exactly students need to know to be prepared for advanced training at the…

  • Blog

    Kami is Heading to ISTE 2017 in San Antonio

    Kami will be making the trip from New Zealand to San Antonio, Texas for ISTE 2017 – and we promise a great time. What is ISTE? In the pursuit of education technology, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) was established to provide an avenue for people to have access to state and federal EdTech policies and promote tools for learning. For more than three decades now, ISTE has conducted an annual conference and expo for educators around the world. It is a global forum where chief technology officers, policy makers, administrators, and other specialists gather for the latest professional learning in the field of EdTech. This year, the ISTE Conference…

  • Case Studies,  Case study

    Rochelle Township High School Students Use Kami for Studying Novels in English Class

    “I like the fact that the students in my class have powerful tools they are able to utilize not only in my class but also in any coursework in which they are attempting to utilize pdfs.” Brian Worthington These days, there is more students can do with their devices in a classroom than without. While many argue that is a bad thing, the majority of people understand that we are living in a faster-paced digital world than we used to, and students need to be well-versed with technology if they are going to be the innovators of the future. I often have to remind myself that “if you always do…

  • Kami Newsroom

    Introducing the Updated Tool Bar

    Today, we are excited to announce our new and improved toolbar. A major project that we have been working on in the last two months. We would like to thank our users who provided us with valuable feedback that helped improve the new toolbar’s UX/UI design. The philosophy behind the refresh is to make the Kami toolbar more intuitive for both new and old users, making discovery and functionality work hand-in-hand. Moreover, one of the fundamental changes to the aesthetic is the contrasting colors and updated icons. The new layout also enables touch screen users with better access requiring fewer clicks and lesser actions. Below is an outline of the…