Author Archives: victorrivero

Cool Tool | HoloLens

‘Mixed Reality’ technology from Microsoft is implemented by a special device – HoloLens glasses. They are a standalone, battery-powered device lasting up to five hours before requiring a recharge. The HoloLens allows students or teachers to add into real space three-dimensional objects (holograms) … Continue reading

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To 2017 and Beyond!

A pragmatic approach to predicting our edtech future. GUEST COLUMN | by Doug Mesecar Crystal ball predictions about the upcoming year in education are often compelling cases for bold, lofty ideas, but rarely fully consider public policy or government funding … Continue reading

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On the Shoulders of Geniuses

How an innovative, adaptive approach gets kids the tailored math education they need.   GUEST COLUMN | by Javier Arroyo  In 2009, the homework topic was brewing again. Schools were rethinking long-standing homework policies. Parents wanted to know whether homework … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Jelly

Finding the simple basics of a field with the power to change lives. GUEST COLUMN | by Karen Panetta In computer science class, students learn how to think in a structured and logical manner. This allows them to break down … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | TheTalkList

The software landscape to learn language fluency just got better with the second release of TheTalkList – Your Virtual Immersion Program. With so many choices to work on language skills, many are asynchronous tools that hook up students to content, … Continue reading

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