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Monthly Archives: June 2013
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
Posted in Academics, Instructional Design Tagged Applied behavior analysis, Aubrey Daniels, Behavior Analysis, Classroom, Education, Educators, Instructional design, K through 12, Kate Walsh, Learning, Montgomery County Public Schools, NAEP, National Assessment of Educational Progress, National Council on Teacher Quality, Student, Teacher, teaching, United States 2 Comments
What’s the Trend for Technology Use in the Classroom?
A few weeks ago I met a woman who asked me about “the recent trend in pulling technology out of elementary school classrooms.” For a minute I was kind of speechless. Then I tried to explain to her that all of … Continue reading
Posted in Technology Tagged Android, App Store, Classroom, Connecticut, Counties, Education, education apps, education technology, Educational technology, Elementary school, Google, IOS, IPad, K-12, Middlesex, Student, Teacher, United States 4 Comments
Are MOOCs and Competency-Based Learning on a Collision Course?
Let’s just be clear: Massive Open Online Courseware (MOOC) and Competency-Based Learning (CBL) are not the same thing. They both claim to be “personalized” learning, but that personalization is expressed in completely different ways. In the case of the MOOC, the … Continue reading
Posted in Academics, Technology Tagged Competency-Based Learning, Distance Learning, Education, education technology, Educational technology, elearning, Higher education, Learning, Massive open online course, Mastery learning, MOOC, programmed instruction, Southern New Hampshire University, Stanford, Teacher, teaching 19 Comments
My 100th Post: Balefire Labs and #EdApps
I’ve been a bit off the grid this past week, so my apologies for not writing. That said, this is my 100th blog post! Wow! Thinking back to my first blog post, it’s been a really fun ride. For my … Continue reading
Posted in App Reviews & Recs, Balefire Labs, Technology Tagged Android, APP, App Store, Apple, apps, Child, Classroom, Education, education apps, education technology, Educational technology, Educators, Google, Instructional design, IOS, IPad, IPhone, iTunes, K through 12, Learning, mlearning, Review site, Student, Teacher, teaching, Technology 1 Comment