Resources and reflections for educators this week working with young people to make sense and meaning about the grand jury verdict in Ferguson.
The case of potty training provides a good example of how we can find simple indicators that give us insight into deeply complex learning phenomena.
An invitation to participate in an open session of T509-Massive: The Future of Learning at Scale.
A podcast from the Harvard Graduate School of Education about Massive: The Future of Learning at Scale.
Slides and images from a recent talk about how school leaders can best support meaningful changes in teaching and learning as they roll out 1-to-1 computing initiatives.
Interaction with adults is critical when it comes to language acquisition in young children. So what does that mean for e-readers and technology?
In a guest post, Sabba Quidwai reacts to a recent study comparing paper and computers for note-taking in lecture settings.
Tom Daccord and I have recently published a new ebook, iPads in the Classroom: From Consumption to Curation and Creation, from the newly formed EdTechTeacher Press, immediately available on Amazon and soon to be available through iBooks. The first chapter of the book, which sets out some of our vision of the challenges of education in the decades ahead, is available for free here. Our take is that tablets like the iPad present a kind of fundamental dilemma for teachers. In its original conception, the iPad was a device to be used while "leaning back." Steve Jobs sold the device ...
How new technologies impact teacher practice, student equity, and the rhetoric of change and transformation.
A story about baseball, and the predictably unpredictable consequences of introducing new technologies into complex systems of humans and machines.