Monthly Archives: November 2012

Is Free Will Really Free?


I’m sure I’ll live to regret this, but I have the itch to write about free will today.  What the heck, it’s Friday, right?  I was reading The Desire for Autonomy on one of my favorite blogs, The Creativity Post.  In that … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Gigaom:
What does publishing giant Pearson (s PSO) have in common with the giants of the video game industry? Not enough, apparently. In a conversation at the SIIA Ed Tech Business Forum, Luyen Chou, chief product officer…

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Attention problem? Let’s blame classroom technology!


I don’t know how I managed to miss this story, but did you all see the piece in the NY Times a few weeks ago, Technology Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say?  If you didn’t, you should check it out.  The … Continue reading

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Beyond Sal Khan: Education Innovators Doing Great Work!


As I mentioned in my last post, I was recently on a short holiday with my husband in Grenada. Beautiful place, very relaxing. On our connection in Miami I had the urge to get a fluffy magazine, so I wandered … Continue reading

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Numerosity: review of a new Math app from ThoughtBox!


Today I’m so fortunate to be blogging to you from the West Indian island of Grenada…the Spice Island…where there are frequent reminders of the fact that the issues we debate here on this blog truly are “first-world problems.” This week … Continue reading

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Civics Instruction…free and fun!


Sandra Day O’Connor was the first woman Supreme Court Justice here in the U.S.  She was appointed to the bench by President Ronald Reagan in 1981 and she retired from the bench in 2006.  Justice O’Connor’s appointment to the bench … Continue reading

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Classroom Tablet Management SOLVED by TabPilot


Wishing all of you who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy well.  I am in the Boston area and we were very lucky here, only losing power for 10-12 hours.  It did affect my blogging schedule, so apologies to my … Continue reading

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