New Research on Games and Classroom Assessment Practices

A new report on the classroom uses of games describes promising practices for games and formative assessments.


Reclaiming Innovation and Ditching the Learning Management System

In an article in KQED MindShift, Justin Reich explains how he uses the open Web to power online learning and to leave the learning management system behind.


Preparing Students For Learning, Not Lectures, In College

As higher education rethinks classroom instruction, preparing students for college-level learning means preparing students for active engagement.


Qualitative Formative Assessment Toolkit: Middle School Math

Reshan Richards, the director of education technology at Montclair Kimberley Academy in New Jersey and the co-creator of the Explain Everything screencasting app, guest blogs on qualitative formative assessment.


Guest Post: Wisdom from David Bowie: Technology and Change

Gregg Russell, a veteran school principal, discusses the challenges of education technology and school transformation.


Redefining Curriculum with Open Educational Resources and Teacher-Created Content

In a guest post, Ken Frank of Kellenberg Memoral High School describes one independent school's effort to use open educational resources to support a classical curriculum.


Rebooting MOOC Research

My thoughts on how we could better take advantage of research opportunities from massive open online courses to advance the science of learning.


Balloon Animals for Christmas

Twisting balloon animals, and the joys of learning a new craft.


Some Thoughts and Data from Teach to One about Recent Study

New Classrooms, the non-profit behind Teach to One: Math, offers some additional data and insights about the recent study by Teachers College professor Douglas Ready.


Explaining MOOC Completion and Retention in the Context of Student Intent

A conversation with a journalist at the Chronicle of Higher Education reveals I could have done a better job explaining findings from a new paper about MOOC completion rates and student intentions.


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