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February 08, 2017

Personal Privacy Is a Concern for All Tech Users

How can technology users take control of their own digital information?

February 06, 2017

CentennialX: A Summer Program that Ruined School for Our Students

The problem, we believe, is well documented: students trained to memorize content, following strict guidelines, ticking off rubrics, working in isolation, staying clean with sleeves buttoned down, all with little encouragement or opportunity to think outside the proverbial box. Next stop is the workforce or university, where expectations of collaboration, innovation, and problem-solving are paramount for success.

December 16, 2016

Three Great Resources to Help Students Fight Off Fake News

Students need to develop the ability to delve into blog posts and articles and determine where things veer from fact to fiction.

December 07, 2016

Forget Fake News

Let's stop talking about fake news, an exercise that may lead us down an inescapable rabbit hole, and start talking about reliable sources of information.

July 14, 2016

Life Animated Provides An Important Message Regarding All Learners

From the trailer of Life Animated, it certainly appears that this movie is a must-see that will raise awareness of the personal struggles that families deal with when it comes to autism.

July 13, 2016

How Many Educators Are Really Literate?

The biggest problem tackling the deficit of skills that our students have in the area of digital literacy is the fact that the so many educators have the same deficits.

June 30, 2016

Our Students Can't Be "Quiet" on Social Media in School

If students in our schools aren't among the scores of people accessing social media and using it to become leaders, then we have some work to do.

June 04, 2016

Experience Can Be A Detriment In Supporting Student Innovation

As we head into summer, I hope that educators everywhere will spend some time thinking about minor or major changes they can make in their schools and classrooms to encourage students to develop their ability to create new solutions to old problems.

June 02, 2016

The Power of Letting Students Solve Problems in School

We created an adapted K-12 design thinking cycle that's perfect for students of any age, level, and subject area.

March 11, 2016

Open Educational Resources Are About Much More Than Saving Money

This transition will help us make the cultural shift that is necessary in our schools to truly prepare our students for the rapidly changing landscape beyond K-12 education.

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