An Updated Version of Now
July 23, 2018

Changing what students experience can be a formidable challenge. It means having a vision of what you want to create and a direction for where you want to go.

Moving Pictures: Maximize Your Storytelling
July 9, 2018

By thinking of your learning presentation as a mini-movie, you could greatly improve the learning experience.

Goodbye Ms. Jones, Hello Alexa
July 6, 2018

Teachers won’t be replaced by robots any time soon, but having a personal assistant may soon be as simple as saying “Ask Alexa.”

Using Visual Models to Spark Mathematical Discussion
July 3, 2018

When I reviewed my students’ work, I noticed that only one drew a picture of their solution strategy. The rest lacked a visual context for making sense of the problem.

On the Education Horizon: Quirky Programmable Objects
May 10, 2018

A look at some of the more interesting bots and programmable objects from the recent TCEA confernce.

Outpacing the Traditional Ed-Tech Timeline
February 6, 2018

Discover three emerging technologies affecting our lives outside the classroom today, and see how schools could implement them tomorrow.

Pushing Beyond Future-Ready: Creating a Bold Context for K-12 Libraries
January 29, 2018

Rethinking the school library means being bold and thinking in disruptive directions. The question is: in what direction? David Jakes gives you four ways to jumpstart your thinking.

Not the Same Old Story: Tech and Text Work Better Together
January 18, 2018

Just as deeper reading creates better writers, this skill helps students to break down narrative as media consumers so that they may become more skillful creators.

Cloud Computing in Education: Tip of the Iceberg
January 15, 2018

The past four years have seen a radical shift in how K-12 schools are deploying and managing devices, due almost exclusively to low-cost Chromebooks.

Product vs. Process?
December 19, 2017

A key element of school improvement is that learning should be more authentic. But is this a perspective that should be rethought?