Category: Learning

Thoughts on Learning to Learn 0

Thoughts on Learning to Learn

Dean Shareski, at his Ideas and Thoughts blog, posted a very compelling video of Shelly Wright and her thoughts on changing her method from teaching her students to facilitating them in her classroom. For...

eDays instead of snow days? It’s easy. 0

eDays instead of snow days? It’s easy.

NPR has a story about the Mississinawa Valley School District in Ohio using eDays (electronic days for virtual attendance in school) part of the standard operating procedure for when school is ‘canceled’ due to...

“Bullying” Has Little Resonance with Teenagers 0

“Bullying” Has Little Resonance with Teenagers

Make sure to read the excellent post and comments from danah boyd’s blog: Combating bullying is not going to be easy, but it’s definitely not going to happen if we don’t dive deep in...

2020 Vision: Experts Forecast What the Digital Revolution Will Bring Next 0

2020 Vision: Experts Forecast What the Digital Revolution Will Bring Next

This post will pull some key thoughts from an article by the same name at THE Learning. Prompted by a post via Wil Richardson – From Mary McCaffrey, CEO of TH(i)NQ Ed Q: What...

Karen Cator: No More Professional Development Excuses 0

Karen Cator: No More Professional Development Excuses

U.S. Department of Education Director of Educational Technology Karen Cator advocates a new vision for 21st century professional development, during Education Week’s Leadership Forum, “Unleashing Technology to Personalize Learning.” Posted via email from Houtman’s...

What works and what doesn’t related to student achievement 1

What works and what doesn’t related to student achievement

I was going through some notes today and found 3 references to John Hattie’s meta-analyses of 800 studies relating to student achievement. Additionally, there’s a great breakdown of what works and what doesn’t with...

Review of Connecting instructional technology professional development to teacher and student outcomes 1

Review of Connecting instructional technology professional development to teacher and student outcomes

This is a review of a report from the ISTE Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE) on Connecting instructional technology professional development to teacher and student outcomes. The research found that if...

‘I Hate School’ Extreme Edition What ‘School Refusal’ Means and How to Fix It 0

‘I Hate School’ Extreme Edition What ‘School Refusal’ Means and How to Fix It

This is more of a brain dump post – so I can go back and process this chain of thought later… This morning, I found and article in the WSJ called ‘I Hate School’...