Annie Murphy Paul said: a growing body of evidence suggests that the lecture is not generic or neutral, but a specific cultural form that favors some people while discriminating against others, including women, minorities and low-income and first-generation college students. This is not a matter of instructor bias; it is the lecture format itself — […]
Image from page 981 of “A system of instruction in X-ray methods and medical uses of light, hot-air, vibration and high-frequency currents : a pictorial system of teaching by clinical instruction plates with explanatory text : a series...Show More Summary
The video I created in 2010 for the K-12 online called Sharing: The Moral Imperative remains a fairly widely used bit of content. I was proud of my efforts from a production, content and delivery perspective. Also if you want to see George Couros, before he was George Couros, have a look. That was over six years ago. Show More Summary
I’ve missed a few weeks. No guilt. I am playing around with more phone photography. I doing some stuff on Instagram but have mixed feelings there. Lots of ‘likes’ and what not but I’m not sure what else. Given a chunk of the missed time was over break you’ll see a lot more nature shots in here. I’m also drawing more with the kids. Using only the finest Bic pens...
Rogue Scientists Race to Save Climate Data from Trump | WIRED At Penn, a group of coders that called themselves “baggers” set upon these tougher sets immediately, writing scripts to scrape the data and collect them in data bundles to...Show More Summary
What’s the biggest complaint about classroom projectors? In a recent poll, 64% of projector users say it’s the Lamps. The lamps lose brightness and need to be replaced, or they stop working and need..
A great launching point for engaging in accurate and timely climate change information
Note: Friends Dr. Dawn Wilson and Dr. Katie Alaniz were kind enough to share a book they authored in collaboration with Joshua Sikora, Digital Media in Today's Classrooms: The Potential for Meaningful Teaching, Learning, and Assessment. Show More Summary
Unified Technology to Revolutionize Classrooms Today’s K-12 educators are leveraging technology to inspire and engage students every day. As technology rapidly evolves, it continues to change the way..
Wow, a blog post! The first in more than 6 months! I can’t believe I marshaled up the courage (and time) after my last post asking for requests, and then providing none to post again. I will admit, I was hopeful that in asking for requests for new Google Sites tutorials, it would spur me […]
Some quick updates… I created a new Innovation Academies page to better describe that work. I love those opportunities when I have an ongoing, long-term engagement with a district’s leadership team! It’s quite possibly my favorite work that I do because we can really see a district move significantly in a short period of time […]
Graphic organizer turns letters and words into books
Image from page 589 of “Modern magic. : A practical treatise on the art of conjuring.” (1885) flickr photo by Internet Archive Book Images shared with no copyright restriction (Flickr Commons) Our Social Work program has traditionally done large paper-based student portfolios. Show More Summary
Over at the World Economic Forum’s Fourth Industrial Revolution website, Cristina Fonseca said: unfortunately our minds are a limiting factor. Did we ever stop to think about how the world has changed in the past 10 years or how those changes have been so different from what happened in the previous decade? Everyone (and everything) […]
The Washington Post collected some questions from educators for Betsy DeVos, nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education. Here are a few of my favorites: Would you please state, concisely, any relevant experience you have had in public education, either as a student, a teacher, a school leader, a public school board member, a parent of […]
Technologies that connect us, engage. One example of this is Flipgrid, a free video discussion board service. With Flipgrid, you can create grids with topics on them and have workshop participants or students respond to the topics with recorded videos. Show More Summary
Animate with fun geometry STEAM app