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.

Introducing Chalkup Guided Tour Videos

Today we’re excited to unveil our shiny new guided tours, covering everything you need to know about getting up and running with Chalkup. We’ll talk […]

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!  […]

The vast majority of lessons in K-12 and lectures in higher education should be recorded. Here’s why. [Christian]

From DSC: The vast majority of the lessons being offered within K-12 and the lectures (if we’re going to continue to offer them) within higher […]

Video on Its Way to Becoming Education Norm [Schaffhauser] + Blended Learning on the Rise [Kelly]

Video on Its Way to Becoming Education Norm — from campustechnology.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt: Video has become as ubiquitous in higher education classrooms as […]

A new report from Silicon Schools: “All that we’ve learned: 5 years working on personalized learning”

        “Personalized learning seeks to accelerate student learning by tailoring the instructional environment — what, when, how, and where students learn — […]

Hurricane Harvey Shuttered Her School, But Not Her Teaching

After Hurricane Harvey swamped her school system, Shanna Lumpkin, a 2nd grade teacher in the Humble Independent school district in Texas, used online platforms to […]

Teaching makers: unraveling the maker movement

A confession: This is one of my favorite topics. I think that hands-on experimentation, design, invention and creating is one of the most stimulating things […]

Teachers can now use IBM’s Watson to search for free lesson plans [Noonoo]

Teachers can now use IBM’s Watson to search for free lesson plans — from edsurge.com by Stephen Noonoo Excerpt: IBM’s famous Watson computing system—which defeated […]

Best question I’ve heard in a while: “K-12 & higher education are considered separate systems. What if they converged?” [Young]

K-12 and higher education are considered separate systems. What if they converged? — from edsurge.com by Jeff Young Excerpt: Education in America is a tale […]

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 […]

The NY Times Tackled Teachers and Ed Tech. Social Media Responded.

Technology companies courting influential teachers to promote their products has raised ethics concerns - and the practice has attracted critical media attention.

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