Toward Promise or Peril? Using Snapchat to Develop Empathy in a Technology-Driven World

Will the rise of technology lead us toward promise or peril? In this guest post, Sabba Quidwai shares ideas for how Snapchat can help students develop empathy and embrace the people of the world as global citizens.


Innovation in Schools - Changing Environment, Behaviors, and Beliefs

To innovate schools and classrooms requires more than just integrating technology and redesigning spaces. It also calls for a "significant positive change" in behavior, attitude, perception, and beliefs.


Publishing and Sharing to Motivate Students and Inspire Teachers

What if educators felt the weight of the world waiting for their voice, and more importantly, their students' voices? This conversation addresses the barriers to publishing as well as the power of a public audience to motivate students.


Protect Student Data and Privacy in the Cloud - Come Join the Conversation

Come join the conversation about how we can all work to protect student data and privacy without sacrificing the benefits of learning and working in the cloud.


Tagging and Digital Note Taking Make Thinking Visible

In a hybrid learning environment, students need to curate content to stay organized and also to draw meaningful connections, identify new designs, and engage in deeper inquiry.


How to Design a Smarter Room for Learning

From learning spaces to learning commons, designing environments that encourage knowledge co-construction.


The Promise of Digital Equity

Free online tools promise digital equity and a democratization of learning. However, what is the reality of that promise?


2016 - The Year of Agency

Looking ahead, 2016 may be the year of agency as we empower our students to assume an active role in their learning and play a critical part in the construction of their environment.


Thinking About Texting Parents? Best Practices for School-to-Parent Texting

Tips from Harvard Kennedy School researchers about effectively using text messages to support students.


Some Advice for Chan & Zuckerberg on Technology and Equity

We don't yet know how to design and distribute online learning experiences that target the students who need us most.


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