When asked to "innovate" classrooms and schools, look to these four studies as empirical evidence in support of significant, positive change.
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In the first few chapters of Tinkering Toward Utopia, David Tyack & Larry Cuban describe education reform as both a linear progression as well as cyclical. This post explores these concepts as applied to 21st Century Learning and educational technology.
September 01, 2015
Backchannels offer students an opportunity to engage in digital conversation; however, do they support learning or serve as a digital distraction?
August 19, 2015
A video conversation about why the task of measuring learning is so complex.
December 10, 2014
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.
December 05, 2014
A recent study on Teach To One: Math, a descendent of the School of One, shows similar results to other computer-assisted, adaptive learning programs in mathematics.
November 12, 2014
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.
August 31, 2014
Thoughts in advance of a September 4 webinar on writing conference proposal submissions for the EdTechTeacher Boston iPad Summit in November.
March 05, 2014
Revisiting research, old and new, on optimal lecture length, and finding that we may know less than received wisdom would suggest.