Author Archives: victorrivero

Challenging Territory

Navigating the B2B to B2C international solutions sales marketplace. SMARTER SCHOOLS | by Michael Spencer Selling in the international school market can be difficult enough; selling to schools that generally have little understanding of blended learning leads to some especially … Continue reading

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The Best Methods

Transforming special education through measurement science. GUEST COLUMN | by Rick Kubina Since the passage of the landmark Public Law 94-142 in 1975, special education has grown as a field. Yet special education finds itself a young applied science continuing to … Continue reading

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In the Company of Makers

A pioneering computer scientist inspires next-gen engineers with hands-on learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Susie Armstrong The increasing need in the U.S. to have more people prepared for STEM careers is alarming. The economy is producing more high skilled jobs … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Big Word Club

You’ve heard of the Digital Divide, well, here’s a very different chasm in education: the Word Gap. What’s this? “A gap in vocabulary between rich and poor,” says Shane DeRolf, founder and CEO of Big Word Club. Research has documented that students from lower … Continue reading

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Speaking Up About Simulation

The importance of bringing learners to places where they normally wouldn’t be. GUEST COLUMN | by Len Scrogan Simulation [sim-yuh-ley-shuh n] – An interactive experience that imitates, models, or replicates more complex phenomena. For nearly twenty-five years, I have been teaching with simulation. In … Continue reading

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