Tag Archives: Twitter

HUGE News! Find the Best Educational Apps NOW!


Today’s the day we’ve all been waiting for, so I hope you’ll forgive my overflowing giddiness! Yes, today, my new business, Balefire Labs, launches!! Parents and teachers, we can help you find the educational apps that provide the best instruction … Continue reading

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Junky Educational Apps and the People Who Make Them.


The other day I had another reminder of just how naive I really am.  You’d think by now I would be a bit wilier.  But no. So here’s the story. You all know that I review a LOT of educational … Continue reading

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Best of 2012 – These are a few of my favorite things!


It seems like everyone has a “Best of” list going right now as we wrap up 2012…so why not me too?  Here is some of what I’ve really enjoyed this year… Blogs: GigaOm: I love this blog. It is just … Continue reading

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Intrinsic Motivation can be Aversive


A few days ago, a friend of mine, Matt Welch, wrote something on his blog that totally blew my mind. There’s been so much conversation lately, on this blog and others, debating the use and value of intrinsic and extrinsic … Continue reading

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Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation…a false dichotomy?


I had a fascinating “debate” of sorts with some of my Twitter colleagues two weeks ago. We were discussing the recent article, Freakonomics Goes to School and Teaches Us the Right Way to Bribe Kids, that appeared in The Atlantic … Continue reading

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Five Steps for a Successful Classroom Technology Implementation


Today we have the good fortune to have a guest blogger, Ms. Erin Hommeland, who is a Professional Development and Classroom Technology Implementation Consultant.  She also has the advantage of being an amazing person.  Here she is…. –KM For the … Continue reading

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