Category Archives: interviews

Engineering Fun

A husband-and-wife team build a bridge to the offline world. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Amelia Cosgrove and Bryan Thomas, the husband-and-wife founders of PopUp Play, are typical of so many parents across America today. Recalling their own childhoods where … Continue reading

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Making Good Humans

In depth with the leaders of an extraordinarily creative learning company. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero “My brother Evan and I have always been fascinated by the opportunity to use technology to tell new kinds of stories,” says Gregg Spiridellis, … Continue reading

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Making Good Teachers Great

A Teach for America strategist designs a tech platform to improve new teacher training. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero As a first-year science teacher, Adam Geller wanted to be a great science teacher. “And yet,” recalls Adam, “not one single … Continue reading

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Building a Regional, Virtual, Blended School

A Georgia superintendent talks about achieving his district’s goal of having high school students earn college credit for free. Morris Leis, Ed.D., has been the superintendent of the 8,000-student Coffee County School District in southeastern Georgia since August 2011. In … Continue reading

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EdChat Interactive | A Hacking Starr, Look Both Ways, Meet Up

Before visions of sugar plums dance in your head, there’s one more edtech event the legendary Edchat Interactive crew of Tom Whitby, Steve Anderson and Mitch Weisburgh invite you to join them for: On December 17, Starr Sackstein will discuss … Continue reading

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