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An excerpt from our just-released book on Essential Questions | Granted, and… 0

An excerpt from our just-released book on Essential Questions | Granted, and…

An excerpt from our just-released book on Essential Questions | Granted, and….

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...

As learning tools, tablets don’t cut it. 1

As learning tools, tablets don’t cut it.

Here’s an interesting article by Dr. Gary Stager as published in Scholastic’s Administrator magazine: For the Love of Laptops – As learning tools, tablets don’t cut it. He sums up the article with this:...

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...

iPads in The K-12 Classroom.  Are they the best tool for the job? 0

iPads in The K-12 Classroom. Are they the best tool for the job?

In the past few weeks, I’ve had several conversations with educators and school administrators who are considering the deployment of iPads into their schools.   I’ve had one since day one, April 3, 2010 (yes…...

Professor John Hattie–Closing the Gap 0

Professor John Hattie–Closing the Gap

Professor John Hattie is the Director of Research at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Australia, and Professor of Education, University of Auckland, New Zealand.  He has written, I think, one of the best...

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...