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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.

December 05, 2014

Teach To One Blended Math Study Results Similar to Other Computer-Assisted Math Instruction

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

Potty Training and the Age-Old Question: Can We Measure Learning?

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

Pitching A Great EdTech Conference Session

Thoughts in advance of a September 4 webinar on writing conference proposal submissions for the EdTechTeacher Boston iPad Summit in November.

March 05, 2014

Short Videos are Better for Learning, Right? Maybe Not.

Revisiting research, old and new, on optimal lecture length, and finding that we may know less than received wisdom would suggest.

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