Does Digital Media Have a Place in Hands-On Science Learning Space?

I reached out to Rebecca Bray, the chief of experience development at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., to learn about […]

San Antonio’s Hi-Tech High to Open Fall 2017

I am proud to announce that a hometown school district, San Antonio ISD, is opening a hi-tech high school. The official announcement was made on […]

Rescuing Student Participation Through Digital Platforms

Like many of my colleagues who think carefully about digital literacy and pedagogies, I began seriously considering the use of social media platforms in educational […]

April Resources from PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia has over 120,000 resources and an active community where teachers use and share digital media, lesson plans and videos to use in the […]

Discovery Education Featured Programs about the Environment

Discovery Education works with a variety of partner programs. The ones shared below are just a few of the gems that supplement the curriculum you […]

Epic Learning: Large Class as Intentional Design

Last October, I gave an Ignite talk at the Digital Media and Learning Conference called “Epic Composition.” Below, I offer a more extended look at […]

Creating Org Charts and Diagrams

One of the lessons my online students have to complete requires the use of a diagram like an organizational (org) chart or diagram. I found […]

PBS Kids Interactive Whiteboard Game Resources

I found out about these fantastic resources from Miguel Guhlin’s blog, Around the Corner, from PBS Kids. PBS Kids has curated a variety of interactive […]

The Importance of Imagination: An Invitation

Michiko Kakutani of the New York Times recently quoted President Obama as he reflected on his Secret to Surviving the White House Years: Books. “At […]

Netprov: Storytelling as Performing Art

I’m no longer surprised when new media trends turn out to be rooted in decades-old practices. Netprov — networked, improvised storytelling in available media — is a […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Incarcerated Parents Connect With Kids Through Reading

“If you stare at a painting and do not see yourself there, paint your own portrait.” — Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee, “Giant Steps […]

Lesson Ideas for Mobile Learning

I knew that I had to talk with Shelly Sanchez Terrell again when I learned through the tweetvine that she had a new book out […]

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