Author Archives: victorrivero

How Cross-Curricular Lessons Inspire Critical Thinking

Connecting STEM with social studies and literature, students discover meaningful collaboration. GUEST COLUMN | by Kimberly Greene Cross-curricular? Critical thinking? How do these rather different educational concepts work together, and why should we want them to be a part of … Continue reading

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Adventures in Growth

A former Google Play marketing champ gets his edtech game on. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Patrick, aka “Mad” Mork, leads Marketing at Course Hero. Previously at Google, he built the first Play marketing team and led the creation of … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | 2VR

When 2VR was originally invented, the primary focus was mobility, yet as time passes, its significance begins to morph into something more. It becomes about access to information at any moment, anywhere you are. Today, our students have a wealth … Continue reading

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World of Work

A leading technology company helps students align their strengths, interests, and values. GUEST COLUMN | by Christi Cline According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 65 percent of today’s students will be employed in jobs that haven’t been created yet. … Continue reading

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Education’s HR Tech

Can technology help tackle our looming teacher shortage? GUEST COLUMN | by Sarah Silverman Applications for teaching certificates are on the decline, as are enrollments in traditional teacher preparation programs. Conventional wisdom among state leaders says that teacher shortages present an impending … Continue reading

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