Author Archives: victorrivero

Cool Tool | Difference Engine

In 2014, Learning Objects, Inc. launched its Difference Engine platform to solve Bloom’s 2-sigma problem by enabling a powerful blend of computer and human tutoring. The platform is fundamentally learning-goal-centric. At any given point in time, the system is aware … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | SharpSchool Mobile Suite

Here’s one of the only K-12 mobile solutions that combines mobile websites, classroom tools, a cloud platform — and a grade book. Designed to improve teacher-student and teacher-parent communication, SharpSchool’s Mobile Suite user-based mobile interface acts as a personalized dashboard where … Continue reading

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Trends | Collaboration Technologies

It used to be the case that “non-traditional” students – those 25 and older and/or part-time attendees – were limited to an online experience that used discussion boards and pre-recorded videos as a means of engagement. Thanks to advancements in … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | EverFi Financial Literacy

Founded in 2008 to tackle some of the largest challenges facing our nation, EverFi is an innovative leader in creating e-learning solutions. They build powerful learning platforms to teach students and adults the critical skills they need for life. Their Financial Literacy course … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Bookopolis

This is a kid-friendly social network and book discovery tool that ignites a love of reading in elementary and middle school students. It’s like Goodreads made just for young people with built-in edtech tools for teachers. Joining the Bookopolis online community builds … Continue reading

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