Technology

  • Education Myths: Part 2

    by - Oct 20, 2015
    Education Myths: Part 2 looks at PLNs, Handwriting, and Class Size myths.   1. All you need is a PLN. Personal Learning Networks, PLNs, have been overwhelmingly accepted and successful, hugely because...
  • 3 Education Myths—Part 1

    by - Oct 13, 2015
    There are many education myths that continue to get more press than they deserve. We thought a series debunking these ridiculous statements appropriate. Here are 3 Education Myths—Part 1: Myth 1:...
  • Teaching Naked and Afraid

    by - Sep 29, 2015
    Today, if educators aren’t talking personalized and collaborative use of technology in the classroom, they are teaching naked and afraid in a previous century. We are well into the 21st Century...
  • The Ultimate Teaching Observation

    by - Sep 3, 2015
    I was recently at a teaching gathering of active and former educators of varying ages. They all had similar, but not very positive, observation and teacher evaluation stories. The conversation was...
  • Technology Is for Adults!

    by - Sep 1, 2015
    Or is it? Technology is for adults, and children should keep away from screens may sound an absurd story, today, but you’d be wrong. It is just one of the interesting...
  • Overclocking Education Change

    by - Aug 10, 2015
    I enjoy listening to people, who build computers, and have a fascination for digital games. A recent conversation had me wondering if there are similarities to building education and learning change....
  • Instructional Education Technology Continuum

    by - Jul 21, 2015
    In some school places it is understandable to still hear educators say, “My students know technology, but I don’t know much about technology.” I have to admit that when I hear...
  • What Is A Modern Classroom?

    by - Jul 8, 2015
    I could simply start out and end with the statement that no one really knows what a modern classroom is, because we haven’t really seen one, yet. But that would be...
  • Classrooms More Like Gymnasiums?

    by - Jun 30, 2015
    There’s a lot of talk about what a modern classroom should look like, and re-inventing the learning space. In this learning and working anywhere world, it has me thinking more about...
  • The Fate of Handwriting: Dead or Alive?

    by - Jun 25, 2015
    I recently read a post by an educator on the death of handwriting, which was quite depressing. It had me wondering about the fate of handwriting. Right afterward I received a...