A discussion of the limits and value of experimental educational research, based on last week's discussion of a recent study of Cognitive Tutor.
The fourth in a four part series on teaching with iPads, focusing on making connected classrooms
The headline in EdSurge's newsletter was "HUGE STUDY VALIDATES ALGEBRA PROGRAM." Their blurb: "It could be the blended structure, or the product, or some other factor that made the difference, but one way or another a bunch of kids using Cognitive Tutor kicked butt in one of the biggest blended studies to date, conducted by the DOE and RAND corporation." I followed the link above to Carnegie Learning's website about the study. Carnegie Learning publishes Cognitive Tutor, which is a computer-based, adaptive learning tool that assesses student competencies and provide instruction, problems, and hints designed to optimize individual student learning. ...
EdTech from cradle to grave: from flipped birthing classes to cloud-based apps for mock funeral preparations.
Alan Levine explains the details of building a syndication-based conference website.
An article on flipped learning in Spirit Magazine
A conference website built with syndication at the heart.
Comparing the technologies that classify MOOCs.
A review of Marina Gorbis's The Nature of the Future.
Examining iPads as objects-to-think-with.