Author Archives: victorrivero

About Those $100,000 Jobs

To get students engaged in Computer Science, one teacher says, make learning to code as easy as playing a game. GUEST COLUMN | By Matt Mueller Teaching students how to code software is one of the most valuable skills a school can … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Nearpod Common Sense Digital Citizenship

Here’s one of the nation’s leading digital citizenship curricula (from Common Sense Education) combined with interactive activities, assessments, and real-time feedback (from Nearpod, a unique mobile learning platform syncing mobile device users in the classroom). This curriculum empowers students to behave responsibly … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Disrupt STEM

Really building proficiency to fill the STEM pipeline with qualified people. GUEST COLUMN | by Vernon Johnson The demand for professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) continues to outpace the supply of trained workers and professionals. A report … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | eBackpack

Here’s a learning management system—or call it a class workflow system—that’s simplifying teaching and making learning more engaging. With it, you can assign, annotate, collect, review, and grade assignments and assessments on any internet-connected device including PCs, Macs, iOS, Android and … Continue reading

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Idit Harel’s Global Vision for A New Generation

Notes from the self-described ‘wounded education disruptor with a missionary zeal’. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero An accomplished tech entrepreneur, the founder and CEO of Globaloria, Idit Harel, is an award-winning author, thought leader, and innovator in educational technology. She … Continue reading

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