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May 05, 2016

The Key to Transforming Instruction: Learning How to Learn

For teachers to transform their classroom practice, the most important skill may be their ability to learn how to learn.

April 06, 2016

Empathy, Strategy, and Edupreneurship: Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Empathy, strategy, and edupreneurship provide three strategies for school leaders to seek out problems and define innovative solutions.

March 08, 2016

Spirals of Innovation in Schools - From Pockets of Excellence to Sustained Change

When all members of a district ecosystem work towards a culture of innovation, sustained, system-level change may become possible.

February 17, 2016

Tossing Professional Development: New Ways to Talk About Teacher Learning

To truly support teachers in their efforts to improve student learning, maybe we need to stop doing professional development.

February 11, 2016

Research to Support Innovation in Schools

When asked to "innovate" classrooms and schools, look to these four studies as empirical evidence in support of significant, positive change.

September 25, 2015

Beyond the Buzzword of Metacognition

When explored through the research of Bandura and Flavell, the true value of metacognitive activities elevate beyond buzzword status.

September 16, 2015

Reflecting on Tinkering Toward Utopia

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 and Brain Research: Help or Hindrance?

Backchannels offer students an opportunity to engage in digital conversation; however, do they support learning or serve as a digital distraction?

August 19, 2015

Why Is Measuring Learning So Difficult? A Video Conversation

A video conversation about why the task of measuring learning is so complex.

December 10, 2014

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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