Category: Learning

Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley 0

Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out...

Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion 0

Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don’t pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.’”

2013 Horizon Report – K12 Interim Results 0

2013 Horizon Report – K12 Interim Results

The New Media Consortium (NMC) posted their interim results of their 2013 Horizon Report at the CoSN Conference in San Diego.  Here are a few trends, emerging technologies and challenges to keep on your...

If students designed their own schools… 0

If students designed their own schools…

If students designed their own schools… from Charles Tsai on Vimeo. The "best small town" in America experiments with self-directed learning at its public high school. A group of students gets to create their...

Report: Technology in Schools Still Subject to Digital Divide 0

Report: Technology in Schools Still Subject to Digital Divide

The Pew Internet & American Life Project recently released a study on how educational technology (EDTECH) is being used in primary and secondary schools across the United States.  The results show that teachers are...

An Introduction to Technology Integration 2

An Introduction to Technology Integration

Check out this video from Edutopia – a succinct description of what it is and why you might use technology in the classroom.

Online Learning and Upheavals in Social Networks 0

Online Learning and Upheavals in Social Networks

From the MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW: Online Learning and Upheavals in Social Networks. “For all the attention lavished on the Web’s growth on mobile devices this year, one of the most interesting Internet trends is...

From Future Talk #36 – Literacy in the Age of Google 0

From Future Talk #36 – Literacy in the Age of Google

A discussion of how to search the Internet quickly and efficiently with Daniel Russell, research scientist at Google, who studies how people search for and organize information, and uses that knowledge to improve Google’s...

MACUL 2013 Call for Speakers is Open 0

MACUL 2013 Call for Speakers is Open

The Call for Speakers for the 38th annual MACUL Conference, held in Detroit next March 20-22, is now open.  Proposals to present will be accepted through October 1.  See http://www.macul.org/conferences/2013-macul-conference/call-for-speakers.