Educational leaders and policy makers continue to cross their arms, dig in their heels, and frown over their glasses at the mere mention of video games in school.
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August 08, 2013
August 01, 2013
Games-based learning affords students agency and autonomy in an authentic situated learning platform.
July 30, 2013
The Common Core cannot be successfully implemented until we free ourselves from past practices and allow the structural changes required for it to work. Our teachers will be our best informants.
July 25, 2013
The Internet is disrupting a pattern of censorship. It allows schools to open the floodgates to widely divergent perspectives and experiences.
July 18, 2013
It is not simply the medium that makes blended learning dynamic; it is the inspired teacher who is motivated by the technology to open her practice to limitless capacity and plan ways to use 21rst century skills in the expanded classroom. Most of us are novices in this medium. We should begin simply and along side of our teachers.
July 16, 2013
We introduce the power and resources released by change. We walk our teachers to the edge of a new world for teaching and learning, step off together and lead while we learn beside our teachers.
July 04, 2013
We need to make and support very hard decisions while not losing our humanity. That calls for empathy.
May 09, 2013
We are called to be "the ministers of the tests". It is not a high calling but we cannot change that. We can, however, be wiser than we were.
April 30, 2013
Educational data and neuroscience both agree that the early years have significant influence on later school and life success. What are we waiting for?
April 16, 2013
District and building leaders have the opportunity to lead implementation of transformative teaching and learning practices. Flipping may be one worth doing.