Author Archives: victorrivero

To VC or Not to VC

An edtech company executive on the pros and cons of taking on venture capital. GUEST COLUMN | by Alex Bloom As the CEO of a decade old edtech company, I am often asked about the pros and cons of taking … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Brainzy

Today, kids can finally play, have fun, and really learn with a new online learning system – and new friends like Officer Ice Cream and Penelope Pegacorn. has announced Brainzy, a first-of-its-kind learning program now available with over 300 fun games, videos, and stories … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | MimioBoard touch board

With its entry into the interactive touch board market, Mimio has expanded its award-winning MimioClassroom™ suite of products to a full range of interactive teaching technology options for collaborative activities and lessons. The company’s newest addition, the MimioBoard™ touch board, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Ping Pong

Ping Pong is a smart communication tool that increases interaction between teachers and students in the classroom. The platform turns any mobile device into a next-generation “clicker,” or classroom response system, which enables teachers to ask students questions about the … Continue reading

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No Black and White

Navigating the best course forward through complex technology implementation issues. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero  With the growth of technology immersion in the classroom and the rise in availability of digital content and tools, navigating the best course for implementation … Continue reading

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