Digital Footprints Leave Lasting Trails

Students don’t realize their digital footprints leave a lasting trail. Many believe what they post on ephemeral apps, like Snapchat, disappears or is kept secret. […]

Teaching Students How to Debate Intelligently and Respectfully

Debating issues online brings out the worst in people. We often see disagreements turn into personal and frightening attacks. Our students need to learn the […]

Personalized Learning a Big Challenge in High School Redesign, RAND Finds

A new RAND evaluation of Opportunity by Design high schools found barriers to customizing instruction and implementing "mastery-based" progressions.

WIRIS – Maths for More team joined forces with Design Science – makers of MathType @wirismath @mathtype

Maths for More, makers of the popular WIRIS™ editor announced that they acquired Design Science, makers of MathType™. The acquisition will allow WIRIS team to […]

Teaching with 360 Videos

One of my blog posts was recently featured on Edutopia!  If you haven’t checked out this great education website (founded by George Lucas), then do!  […]

Tap into the Power of the Crowd

Our students have access to a worldwide audience through their social networks. This audience can provide them knowledge, support, advice, resources, or funding. Tapping into […]

Every Student Should Be Given the Opportunity to Teach Others

One of the best ways we learn is by teaching others. By playing the role of the teacher, students demonstrate understanding and learn about instructional […]

A fantastic new idea for searching the internet!

* Sadly Instagrok has closed down.  I will let you know if it opens again InstaGrok is a completely new take on the traditional internet […]

What Digital Skills Do Students Need to Make a Meaningful Impact? #EdtechMissions

Today was the first official #EdtechMissions chat on Twitter to celebrate the launch of my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch […]

Districts Using Social Media, Digital Tools to Keep Education Afloat After Hurricanes

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, school districts are using digital communication tools and online learning options to update and connect with parents, […]

It’s Time to Kill Technology Class

It’s 2017. Most junior high and high schools now have a technology class of some sort. Elementary schools have lab time built into their schedules. […]

An amazing, online, writing tool (and it’s free)!

I recently stumbled upon StoryBird – a website in which digital picture books can be created. I tried it out in school, and the results […]

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