Author Archives: victorrivero

Smart Spending

Guidelines for funding classroom technology. GUEST COLUMN| by Mike Patterson  Teachers and school administrators nationwide believe that bringing technology into classrooms boosts educational outcomes for students. Districts often purchase the next big device to “revolutionize” learning. In fact, overall education … Continue reading

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Software Engineering Landscape 2016

A founder takes a wide view mentoring diverse developers around the world. GUEST COLUMN | by Weiting Liu The software engineering industry has been booming, with a growing number of jobs available each year. Software, game, app, web developers and … Continue reading

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AR/VR’s Impact on Academia

Examining an emerging technology that could drastically alter the education experience.  GUEST COLUMN | by Todd Richmond Today, VR/AR serves as the newest technology that presents a tremendous opportunity to impact educators and their students. In fact, 36% of respondents … Continue reading

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No Child Left Offline

Up close with Digital Equity in Coachella Valley. GUEST COLUMN| by Ian Pennell Would it surprise you to learn that 5 million households with school-aged children are not connected to the Internet today? It is a shocking number given the … Continue reading

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Open Source, Open Hearts

The power of a small, dedicated group who choose to do something about it. GUEST COLUMN | by Stu Keroff It was 12:25 on a Thursday afternoon when I signaled Chu Fue to get the other students’ attention and start today’s … Continue reading

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