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Author Archives: karen mahon
I feel so fortunate to have been asked by the Center on Innovations in Learning (CIL), at Temple University, to prepare a classroom guide for content strategy and mobile devices. As most of you know, this has been a long-time passion … Continue reading
I really enjoyed this simple (and, I thought, elegant) explanation of why the Common Core State Standards are important! See what you think….
Today I attended a session about the relationships between business and education. The session was put on by the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education, a non-profit group that does really good work in my state to improve education on the … Continue reading
Originally posted on Webs of Substance:
Nuancio: Who are these people who are against learning facts? Didacticus: Well, there’s quite a few. There’s Professor of Cognition and Education at Harvard, Howard Gardner who said, “when the answers to factual questions…
Two things happened in the news this week that have me really bummed out. The first is that inBloom announced that it is winding down. The purpose of inBloom was to be a data repository for student data; a resource … Continue reading
It seems that we are awash in data in education, especially edtech, lately. I’m a big data junkie, so I find it tremendously exciting. With the advances in technology we have the opportunity to collect real-time performance data at a … Continue reading
Originally posted on edtechdigest.com:
EdTech Digest Awards Program 2014 | Spirit of Innovation For so many reasons, the education technology space is moving forward with great momentum and robust spirit. A confluence of factors — the right time, technology…
Today I wrote a blog piece for Balefire Labs about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and educational apps. Over the past few months I’ve been doing a ton of aligning apps to the CCSS and I wanted to share … Continue reading
It’s been a long week for me. I’ve been working on the next big thing that we’re launching next week at Balefire Labs. I won’t give it away here, but suffice it to say that only something really cool brought … Continue reading
Did you all see the image online about each state’s biggest stereotype, according to Google’s autocomplete feature in search? If you missed it, here’s the image from the Huffington Post.