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2014 – Finalists & Winners


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…

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How Does Google Autocomplete EdTech Terms?


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.

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The Single iPad Classroom


Originally posted on Elementary Ed Tech!:
Both of the schools I serve have “Single iPad Classrooms”. The teachers all have iPads, and, on one campus there is a mobile cart of 30 iPads that is shared on a check-out basis.…

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2013 – My blog in review!


I thought this was a pretty fun report created for my by WordPress. Thought it might interest some of you other bloggers! Want to give a special shout out to the top five commenters on my blog this year. Big … Continue reading

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things 2013


It seems so hard to believe that a whole year has passed since my last “favorite things” post. But for me, it’s been a pretty insane year, filled with an amazing number of ups and downs, tons of work, and … Continue reading

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The long and damaging shadow of Interactive Whiteboards


Originally posted on Distant Ramblings on the Horizon:
It’s a good job everybody had already made their bonfire night plans cos after yesterday I suspect that many schools would have come back after half-term to find smouldering piles of Interactive…

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There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t


Originally posted on Quartz:
“I’m just not a math person.” We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is,…

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Lessons from a dolphin trainer for any manager or parent


Originally posted on John Stepper:
Despite my experience raising five kids aged 3 to 18, I’ve been using ineffective parenting techniques for a very long time. As Einstein might have said, I’ve been insane. In trying to shape my children’s behavior,…

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What Sir Ken Got Wrong


Originally posted on Pragmatic Education:
“We are educating people out of their creativity” Sir Ken Robinson   Sir Ken Robinson’s ideas on education are not only impractical; they are undesirable.   If you’re interested in education, at some point someone…

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How the iPad can turn teaching special ed ‘on its head’


Originally posted on VentureBeat:
Neil Virani was using iPads to teach his students, long before the Los Angeles Unified School District pledged to make that the norm. But Virani’s classroom isn’t like a vast majority of those in the nation’s…

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