Author Archives: victorrivero

Rising to the Challenge

How are we leveraging the benefits of technology in the classroom while avoiding the pitfalls? GUEST COLUMN | by Philip Dolan A Catholic, co-educational college preparatory school in Santa Clara, California, Saint Lawrence Academy is one of several dozen schools … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Net Power & Light’s Spin

Originally developed to help musicians jam with other musicians in different locations in real-time, Spin, from Net Power & Light, has just become available for businesses and educational institutions in the Apple store. An industry-first application for mobile, multi-participant video … Continue reading

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Privacy and Security

How to safeguard student education data. GUEST COLUMN | by Ray Ackerlund With more than 90 percent of school districts in the United States electronically storing data on students’ attendance to test scores and everything in between, safeguarding student information … Continue reading

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Getting Social

How social media proves to be a valuable educational tool for children. GUEST COLUMN | by Carole Thompson Social media has a very ambiguous role in our education system. Nobody is sure what to make of it — whether to … Continue reading

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The MOOCs Completion Conundrum

Developing tools that empower professors and scale the best of teaching. GUEST COLUMN | by Dror Ben-Naim One of the great ironies of online learning is that a tool created to foster personalized learning is actually quite impersonal, in practice. It doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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