The Ghost of Classroom-Technology-Past
December 15, 2017

I teach at a small, independent arts school in the middle of downtown. We are so small, in fact, that we share spaces with other organizations in the area, one of which is a gorgeous church. Thus, no one has a “classroom”; we share space with each other and with the church.

Lights, Camera, Learning: 5 Keys to Better eLearning Videos
December 13, 2017

Through her work designing videos and courses for clients, Allison has learned some key elements to creating engaging and effective eLearning videos.  

Curiosity At Every Age
November 13, 2017

Leslie Wilson discusses when she lost her sense of curiosity, when it returned, and why it is important to maintain and enhance curiosity in schools. 

Standing in Line
October 30, 2017

Being innovative means different things to different people. David Jakes explains why process without product isn't innovative.

Systemic Maturity Required
October 10, 2017

The "real work" when implementing technology is about engaging the entire system in creating new realities that best serve learners, communities and economies.

Setting Goals for the New School Year
October 3, 2017

The start of school is an exciting time and I often use it as a reminder for focusing on professional goals for the upcoming year. Here are some of the goals I’ve set for myself this year.

Redesigning Your Library Means...
September 25, 2017

Over the past four years of his work, David Jakes has developed some ideas about the redesign of library spaces and what that can look like. 

The Road Less Traveled
September 13, 2017

Immediate gratification is the rule of the day. Understanding that purposeful change takes time, commitment, trial, error, practice and reflection is essential for real school transformation.

Five Things to Know about Design Thinking
August 28, 2017

Design thinking is a pretty hot topic for teachers and for schools. David Jakes has invested five years learning design and shares his five key points to consider.

Ed-volve or Ed-perish: The Science That Will Deliver the Future
August 14, 2017

It’s not news that the evolution of education technologies and models of transformed learning are moving at the speed of sound.