How Will IoT Change the Education Sphere?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a revolutionary change taking place right under our noses that promises to transform a myriad of sectors including education. […]

Making Learning Spaces That Inspire and Engage

Educator and thought leader, Dr. Jennifer Jones is the founder of Green Ivy Schools. She is a thought leader in education innovation. One of Jennifer's key […]

5 Ways to Improve Online Discussion Boards

When it comes to online classes, discussion boards typically form a vital crux of group participation. It is through this medium that students share their […]

Loving our Kids to Failure – How Generous Grading Can Hurt Students

Educators are the conductors of the classroom, guiding instruction and parent and student expectations. A teacher's assessment process is the foundational component informing all three […]

Mental Health and Teachers: Why More Needs to Be Done

While this is not an “ed tech” topic, I thought it was important to share. I think we've all known friends and family who have […]

7 Things That Can Spoil Your Relationships With Your Students

Teaching should be about guiding and inspiring your students, not punishing them Has something like this ever happened to you? You’re about to start a […]

Teaching and Tech From Across the Web, w/e 04-20-19

Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here […]

Using Robotics To Teach Problem Solving: Is It Possible?

The Field of Robotics Delves Into Numerous Interdisciplinary Skills Problem-solving is one of those complex areas in education which is both extremely valuable to learn […]

10 Essential Things I’ve Learned in 10 years of Writing and Running EmergingEdTech

April of 2019 marks 10 years since I bought the domain name “” and started posting here. And what a long, strange (and fun!) trip […]

The Week Magazine Provides Teaching Resources for Digging Deeper into News While Building Skills

Questions, Ideas, and Rich Activities Ready to Use to Dig Into Current Events and Explore Them With Your Students Every day we are assailed by […]

How The Brain Works And Why Fatigue Stimulates Creative Thinking

While this is not a traditional ‘ed tech' topic, regular readers know that I like to consider the understanding how our brain learns and works […]

Road Schooling: How to Homeschool from Your RV (Or Anywhere in the Country)

Some reports claim this a growing trend. It is a controversial concept. But if families are going to do it, they need to try and […]

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