K12 Schools, Tools We Make

How MyLife Can be Used as a Student-Directed Assessment Tool

In a student’s mind, assessment is synonymous with “testing,” and nothing causes anxiety like the prospect of having to take a test. Most educators realize, however, that effective formative assessment
Musings

More Snap Peas Please

There was one moment using the Picture Planner visual calendaring program back in 2001 that particularly sticks out for me. Through the Eugene 4J Schools Community Living Program, students have
Musings, Things We Love

Goal Guide Saves Christmas and Other Cool Features

Each December, a bit of holiday magic blows down from the North Pole and brings Oliver the Christmas Elf to life. While all of our children are dreaming of sugarplum
Musings

Design for Everyone

Cognitopia creates life management apps for people who see the world a little differently. In developing technology that is both intuitive and easy-to-use, accessibility is key to product design at
Company Updates, Tools We Make

2016 ASHA Conference Recap

Convening at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia November 17-19, 2016, the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) annual conference welcomed 16,170 attendees from across the country and around the world.
PicturePlanner - 1st Cognitopia Software Product
Tools We Make, Musings

How Technology Enriches Personal Autonomy

I remember first meeting Tom Keating in 2001 at the Community Living Program (CLP) in Eugene, Oregon. The CLP is a special education program for students ages 18-21 with a
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4 Simple Steps for Distribution Merchants to Kickstart their Online Adventure

What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when
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3 Ways Your Fear of using Software is Crippling Your Business

What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when