Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Math App Worth Bragging About!


On Tuesday I wrote about a math app that gave me paroxysms so today I want to write about a math app that gives me the warm fuzzies.  It only seems fair.  This way we’ll balance out the Universe. Just … Continue reading

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Algebra, Chocolate-Covered Broccoli and Insanity


As all of you know by now, I spend quite a bit of my time reviewing ed tech products.  And as I’ve been reviewing educational apps I’ve always wondered what would happen when the day came when the material got … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different… I’m reblogging a post from the Blanchard LeaderChat page today. It is completely outside of my typical ed tech type of post, but every now and then I like to include a leadership post. … Continue reading

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5 Low-Tech Ways to Increase Engagement in Lectures


Today I attended a two-hour workshop put on by a local government agency that shall go unnamed, to protect the not-so-innocent.  It was a good workshop.  I was interested in the topic and I learned a few new things.  That … Continue reading

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Originally posted on From experience to meaning…:
Last week I discovered this wonderful lecture by Dorothy Bisshop that everybody interested in research should take time for. In her lecture she mentions several research-papers and 2 are definitely worth a closer…

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In Defense of Homework


I’ve been reading quite a few anti-homework articles lately.  Is this something new?  Have I just been missing it?  It seems like in the blink of an eye we went from everyone being pro-flipping the classroom (with its requisite video-watching … 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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5 Tips for Starting an Education Blog


One of my twitter pals, Scott Smith (@smith5987), asked me how I got started writing a blog.  It turns out that Scott is also interested in writing a blog but hasn’t yet gotten over that “start-up” hump.  And all of … Continue reading

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