How Edtech Can Help Your Classroom Management

With new technology in the classroom comes new opportunities for students to do things we probably don’t want them to do. Managing this and keeping them on task and engaged […]

Teachers vs. Tech

What has the biggest impact on student achievement? The teacher or the tech? In an article titled, “Why the Teachers vs Tech Narrative Must Go” Matthew Lynch argues that tech […]

Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

Not everyone likes to think about the school year over the summer, but if you are planning ahead like I am, you may be researching ways to leverage technology in […]

The Coworking Classroom for the 21st Century

I don’t teach students in a classroom, I facilitate the learning of students in a coworking space.  Maybe don’t tell my principle, but my main goal as an educator is […]

Make Thinking Visible

So many of the most exciting trends in education right now are coming from Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. One of those is the idea of Visible […]

ISTE 2018 Day 2 Highlights

On Tuesday I attended a session called Leveraging Innovation: The Classroom Startup. I picked this one over so many others because it sounded like it was right in line with […]

ISTE 2018 Day 1 Highlights

Reporting live from ISTE 2018 in Chicago! Earlier today, I was able to see Kasey Bell, author of Shake Up Learning, talk about how to create a more dynamic learning […]

What a Good Digital Citizen Curriculum Needs

A good teacher has never just been concerned with imparting subject matter to students. A good teacher also aims to improve the students’ interpersonal skills such as listening and negotiating. […]

How Virtual Social Learning Can Happen

Teaching and learning online is becoming more and more common. One concern for students under 18 is the missing social education component from a tradition classroom. However, in the article […]