Author Archives: victorrivero

Cool Tool | Metria Learning

Here’s a relatively new company that has recently released award-winning products that save teachers time, help them stay organized, and streamline instructional best practices. Metria’s Master Teacher Edition (MTE) comes with flexible, modular, year-long exemplar unit plans for CCSS Math and ELA, … Continue reading

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Desperate for Disruption

A cyber security training community founder shares his lessons in online learning. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Having spent much of their careers in the I.T. and cyber security training sector, Ralph Sita and Ryan Corey came to realize how … Continue reading

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Death of the Textbook, Really

Will a new business model accelerate the digital revolution in course materials? GUEST COLUMN | by Ryan Petersen and Jared Pearlman For nearly two decades, industry commentators have heralded the impending death of the physical textbook. The prediction is rooted … Continue reading

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From Awareness to Action: 5 Steps to Change your School Culture

Perspective from a Teach for America alum and edtech company founder. GUEST COLUMN | by Jen Medbery How would your teachers, students, and parents describe your school’s environment? Most of us are familiar with the benefits of a positive school … Continue reading

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EdTech in China: Goldmine, Minefield, or Both?

In examining all sides of the equation, some words of wisdom from an experienced founder. GUEST COLUMN | by Rohan Pasari Faced with a massive opportunity, most people become one of two things: excited or skeptical. With a booming education … Continue reading

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