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Tag Archives: education technology
Creating a Content Strategy for Mobile Devices in the Classroom
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
inBloom & Net Neutrality: I’ve Got the Blues
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
Posted in Parenting, Technology Tagged edtech, Education, education technology, Educational technology, Educators, inBloom, internet, Net Neutrality, Performance, Technology 2 Comments
Can Video Games Make You Smarter?
Have you guys heard about the YouTube channel ASAP Science? Every week they post a short, animated video about some scientific concept. It’s a bit “pop-sciency,” but I like it a lot. The videos are entertaining and cite scientific research … Continue reading
Posted in Academics, Gaming, Technology Tagged asap science, asapscience, edtech, education technology, Educational technology, games, gamification, gaming, Learning, video games Leave a comment
What Are Students Doing Online?
I thought this was a really fun infographic to kick off the week. I’m an Early Adopter and Big Talker. Which ones are you?
Posted in Technology Tagged Education, education technology, Educational technology, mlearning, Technology 2 Comments
Have Questions? You Need ‘The Answer Pad’
That’s right…not just any old answer pad. THE Answer Pad. Over the past couple of months I’ve had the good fortune to meet and get to know Anna and Hal Sturrock, founders and inventors of The Answer Pad, at a … Continue reading
5 Important Questions before Giving your Child a Smart Device
Today’s post comes from guest blogger Reese Jones. Reese is an IOS and android fan who loves phones and print media. Reese writes regularly for Techie Doodlers. She is also a keen footballer (for those in the US, that mean soccer!) and … Continue reading
Posted in Parenting, Technology Tagged Android, Children, Education, education technology, Educational technology, gaming, IOS, IPad, IPhone, K through 12, kids, Mobile phone, Smart device 3 Comments
Musings on What I Forgot to Be Grateful For in Corporate Life
Today I’m sitting here, manning my own booth, at the Massachusetts Computer Using Educators Conference at Gillette Stadium. I’m here exhibiting Balefire Labs, which by now you know is my ed tech startup that provides an online service reviewing educational … Continue reading
A Great Math App for Kids
Just in case you didn’t catch it someplace else, I thought I’d share the free math app review that we published this week over on Balefire Labs. I’ve talked to you guys about the Native Numbers app before, but here … Continue reading
Posted in App Reviews & Recs Tagged App Store, Balefire Labs, Blogger, Education, education apps, education technology, Educational technology, Elementary school, instruction, Instructional design, IOS, IPad, K through 12, Mastery learning, Math, math apps, math education, Mathematics, Native Brain, Native Numbers, Teacher 1 Comment
What I Learned at my CHIFOO Talk
This past Wednesday I had the opportunity to give a talk at the Computer-Human Interaction Forum of Oregon (CHIFOO). CHIFOO is a really interesting group. They are a local chapter of SIGCHI, the premier international society for professionals, academics and students … Continue reading
Students’ vs. Parents’ Use of Tech in School
You know I’m a sucker for a fun infographic. And when I came across this one I thought it was really funny….until I realized that I’m in that “your parents” generation! Yikes! When did that happen?!?
Posted in Technology Tagged Classroom, Education, education technology, Educational technology, Educators, K through 12, Student, Teacher, Technology 3 Comments