Monthly Archives: June 2012

Top 10 eLearning Design Principles Compared


Today I was over on Jason Renshaw’s blog, English Raven. He posted a cool idea: to compare your top 10 elearning design principles to those of Kineo, an elearning solutions provider.  Not only am I copying his idea, I’m copying … Continue reading

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Mastery Learning and Gaming in Education: DragonBox


Today I want to write about something very near and dear to my heart, Mastery Learning. For those who are unfamiliar with Mastery Learning, it is a term that was coined by Benjamin Bloom (yes, that Benjamin Bloom) in 1968 … Continue reading

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This veers away a bit from my usual topics, but I loved it SO much that I had to include it. In all things, have integrity and be authentic!

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Three Terrible Truths about Teachers, Exposed!


Something’s been bugging me lately…and at 5:00 this morning I woke up realizing what it is. It’s not really something that I didn’t know…sadly I’ve had many opportunities to observe it firsthand.  So here’s what it is: Education Technology companies … Continue reading

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The Flame Challenge – an awesome STEM project for kids!


If you don’t listen to ScienceFriday on NPR, then you may not know about The Flame Challenge. The Flame Challenge is a contest, launched by actor and science advocate Alan Alda, to answer the question that he had as an … 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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Carrots and StickKs…Achieving Behavior Change Goals


Last week I attended the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International in Seattle, Washington.  It’s a meeting that I have attended nearly every year for the past 20 years.  As the years go by I find … Continue reading

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