Tag Archives: Behavior Analysis

When is Enough, Enough in Education?


This post was written by Dr. Aubrey Daniels and originally appeared on his blog, Aubrey’s Blog. It is reposted here, with his permission and my appreciation. ________________________________________________________________ On NPR this week I heard a report of a study on teacher … Continue reading

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Game Apps that I Love to Hate


Do you guys have games that you play on your smartphones or tablets that drive you crazy? You know, the ones that, for the life of you, you can’t figure out WHY IN GOD’S NAME you are wasting your life … Continue reading

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Social Skills Training with a Cool Gadget!


Last night I attended a Mass Innovation Night event for the first time.  Mass Innovation Nights, for those who haven’t heard of them, are monthly meetings that showcase new, innovative products, mostly from entrepreneurs in the Boston area.  Not only … Continue reading

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The Power of One…A Reminder


From time to time we all question how much of a difference we, as individuals, can really make. I’ve been experiencing those moments of self-doubt as I move down this entrepreneurial road. Most of the time I think, shaking my … Continue reading

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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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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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Man, I Love Science!


I’m a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (aaas.org).  The AAAS, for those who are unfamiliar, is an international non-profit whose mission is to advance science throughout the world.  The AAAS has been in existence since … Continue reading

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Stirring the Pot in Education!


Wow, I knew that this whole social media thing was powerful.  But something happened to me yesterday that I never could have predicted! I wrote a post earlier this summer called Three Revised Things to Unlearn about Learning.  One reader … Continue reading

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Goodbye Teacher


Last week I was reading a blog that discussed different teaching methodologies.  One of those methods was Programmed Instruction (PI), a method that was developed by B.F. Skinner.  PI dates back to the 1950s when Skinner developed his Teaching Machine. … Continue reading

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Bizarro World: Is Algebra Necessary?


I had a whole other post planned for today, but it got bumped because yesterday I, like many of you, read the strangest op/ed piece that I think I’ve ever read in the NY Times.  And that’s saying something.  In … Continue reading

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