Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sharing Between Teacher and Student Devices: Nearpod!


I wanted to share a super cool app that I just started using.  It’s called Nearpod and it allows teachers to create interactive content that runs on their iPads and share that content with students on student-controlled devices.  In the … Continue reading

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Originally posted on From experience to meaning…:
I love people discussing education. It means they are concerned, it means they care about how children and youngsters are being thaught. Sad thing is that quite often you still hear things that…

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With Analytics, Don’t be a Sheep!


In this brave new world of big data and analytics in education, we have a lot of thinking to do.  Having a ton of data to inform what we do and analytics to help customize our instruction has the potential … Continue reading

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Originally posted on eLearning Development News:
SCORM and the LMS are the Achilles Heel of training. Tracking data has become synonymous with measurement. This week I got an email from a vendor promoting the tracking capabilities of the product. It made realize…

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What Do Austin Powers and My Mom Have in Common?


“Oh, Behave!” My post today is in honor of my mom, Jane Mahon, and other mothers out there who do an awesome job parenting, just based on their natural intuition.  They didn’t need any of that fancy book-learnin’ that I … Continue reading

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Low-Tech is Still Okay!!


I’ve talked with a bunch of teachers and administrators out there who are grappling with adding technology into their classrooms and schools.  It’s not an easy thing to do, as we all know, and I find that oftentimes teachers think … Continue reading

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