Addressing cyberbullying and online safety in schools

Learning environments differ widely. At an extreme, the physical learning environments in places such as refugee camps, village schools in rural Africa and large inner-city […]

Teachers & professors! Find out ahead of time where the problems are, then focus on those in your class.

    From DSC: For you ed tech vendors, programmers, and/or entrepreneurs out there, would you please create the software to do this? By the […]

The flipped classroom: creating a win-win situation for students and teachers

It’s funny how some things in our present days seem to be stuck in the past. Take the classroom for example. The place where students […]

The woman who thinks time has rendered Western education obsolete []

The woman who thinks time has rendered Western education obsolete — from with thanks to Maree Conway for her tweet on this Excerpt (emphasis […]

Why students love a game-based learning experience

For as long as children have preferred playing to sitting quietly and learning their ABCs, preschool teachers have been craftily devising games as Trojan horses […]

Some Brilliant Websites & Apps To Create Word Clouds.

I recently taught a lesson in which it was important for me to highlight keywords; a few of them were new to the class.  I […]

Report: Overtime, Low Wages Causing Educator Stress [Ravipati]

Report: Overtime, Low Wages Causing Educator Stress — from by Sri Ravipati   Excerpt: As the role of the educator continues to evolve, it […]

Top 10 Reasons I Love Usborne Books & More

Several people have wondered why in the world would I add something like Usborne Books to my already busy life?!?! This is me at the […]

Teacher to Edtech Influencer: Q&A with Clara Galan

The education industry is experiencing a sea change. Lisa Frank trapper keepers have long since been replaced by Google Drive. Upwards of 20 million devices […]

Top 7 education apps for the classroom

We people are funny creatures. We fight for our liberty of choice like a gorilla beating its chest, yet when we have too many options […]

Coding or Critical Thinking?

As the Hour of Code again approaches, I ponder the efficacy of encouraging all schools to participate under the banner of coding. To be involved […]

How a school LMS goes beyond surface learning for students

Surface learners are not a new species. They’ve always been here. They just weren’t called by such a scientific name. For those of you not […]