Category: Teaching

Intel Oasis – Could this be the next step of interactive learning? 0

Intel Oasis – Could this be the next step of interactive learning?

Intel Lab’s Oasis (Object-Aware Situated Interactive System) project  looks like an interesting foray into interactive desktop simulations that might give us a glimpse into another way that students might engage with real world objects...

“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...

Carrie James on the need to mentor student social media usage 0

Carrie James on the need to mentor student social media usage

Carrie James, a research director at Harvard University recently appeared at Mashable’s Social Good Summit to speak about the need to mentor young people to use social media for social good. From the research,...