Author Archives: victorrivero

Smoother Sailing

Beware of edtech procurement’s sirens: four ways to navigate around them. GUEST COLUMN | by Edwin Wargo Buying stuff. That’s what we like to do as a people. It’s our economy. Sorry baseball, Facebook, and the Kardashians. You’ve got stiff … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Virtual Nerd Mobile Math

Virtual Nerd Mobile Math is a free math app that provides on-the-go access to a video library of more than 1,500 high quality math tutorials. Available on the App Store, this app’s interactive tutorials, aligned to the Common Core and other … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | EVO 40 Cart

K-12 mobile device management specialist LocknCharge launched this new syncing and charging cart specifically designed for iPad devices for back to school. The EVO 40 Cart is smartly designed to meet the needs of iPad, iPad Air or iPad Mini … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | PlatinuMath

Here’s a professional development solution in the form of a suite of Web-based games designed to strengthen the mathematics knowledge of preservice and in-service elementary teachers. This solution directly addresses teachers lacking the mathematical understanding required to teach math. To engage elementary teachers … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Reform Learning Measurement

Letter grades, GPAs, degrees, certificates and the quest for the perfect measurement. GUEST COLUMN | by David Blake Our lives are increasingly data rich. The demands for educational measurement continue to grow—from the epics of students’ high-stakes testing, the politics … Continue reading

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