Author Archives: victorrivero

View from Peru

Impressions and key lessons from an international conference in Lima. GUEST COLUMN | by Julie Keane  Our 24/7 information age has given us all powerful tools that enable us to create, share, and collaborate on a scale that amplifies innovation … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Classcraft

A new online role-playing game that teachers and students play together in the classroom, Classcraft was created by high school physics teacher Shawn Young. Looking for a new way to engage and motivate his students, Shawn came up with the idea for … Continue reading

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Fun and Games Meets Education

Digital media in the classroom at Dwight School in New York. GUEST COLUMN | by Daniil Frants I have always loved working with technology and cyber art, and was drawn to Dwight’s ninth-grade digital media class because it offered me … Continue reading

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Second to None

Beyond video games, online program aspires to help students master mathematics. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero While the national media has been putting a lot of focus into harnessing games in the classroom to teach core subjects, a local company has been … Continue reading

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Life After Graduation

Revitalizing career and technical education programs. GUEST COLUMN | by Jeff Lansdell With the introduction of Common Core State Standards and the demand for 21st century learning, K-12 districts around the country are putting an increased emphasis on preparing students … Continue reading

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