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Author Archives: karen mahon
Originally posted on Behavior Analysis and Technology:
I had a really interesting discussion today with a kids’ learning app developer. She was upset because her app, which got rave reviews from a number of other review sites, had received a…
This is a wonderful post about evidence-based instruction and the “new” pedagogies. I encourage anyone who want to structure their instruction around student performance data (not to be confused with high stakes assessment data) to read this. Don’t be sucked … Continue reading
Originally posted on edtechdigest.com:
5 questions for integrating apps in the classroom. GUEST COLUMN | by Karen Mahon You’re on a roll. You have new tablet devices in your classroom or school. You’ve learned how to use them. You’ve…
I feel so fortunate to have been asked by the Center on Innovations in Learning (CIL), at Temple University, to prepare a classroom guide for content strategy and mobile devices. As most of you know, this has been a long-time passion … Continue reading
I really enjoyed this simple (and, I thought, elegant) explanation of why the Common Core State Standards are important! See what you think….
Today I attended a session about the relationships between business and education. The session was put on by the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education, a non-profit group that does really good work in my state to improve education on the … Continue reading
This post is simply outstanding…Harry Webb captures the precise problem with new kinds of “progressive” education. Many of the comments are also fantastic, so take the time to check those out as well.
Two things happened in the news this week that have me really bummed out. The first is that inBloom announced that it is winding down. The purpose of inBloom was to be a data repository for student data; a resource … Continue reading
It seems that we are awash in data in education, especially edtech, lately. I’m a big data junkie, so I find it tremendously exciting. With the advances in technology we have the opportunity to collect real-time performance data at a … Continue reading