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Tag Archives: Educational technology
In Education Technology, ‘Creation or Content’ is the Wrong Question
In education technology circles, and particularly as it relates to use of iPads and apps, I’ve sure heard a lot of discussion about creation versus content. I’ve been thinking about it and wanted to chime in from a learning sciences … Continue reading
Posted in Academics, Technology Tagged Educational technology, K through 12, teaching 3 Comments
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
Educators Are Worried About the Wrong Thing With “Big Data”
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
Posted in Instructional Design, Technology Tagged Analytics, Big data, data, data analysis, edtech, Education, Educational technology, Learning, learning analytics, teaching 5 Comments
What I’ve Learned about the Common Core State Standards and Educational Apps
Today I wrote a blog piece for Balefire Labs about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and educational apps. Over the past few months I’ve been doing a ton of aligning apps to the CCSS and I wanted to share … Continue reading
Posted in Academics, App Reviews & Recs, Balefire Labs, Implementation, Technology Tagged CCSS, common core, edtech, education apps, Educational technology, Teacher, teaching, Technology Leave a comment
How Can We Encourage Co-Creation in EdTech?
It’s been a long week for me. I’ve been working on the next big thing that we’re launching next week at Balefire Labs. I won’t give it away here, but suffice it to say that only something really cool brought … Continue reading
Posted in Instructional Design, Learner Behavior, Technology Tagged Adaptive learning, apps, Balefire Labs, Child, Classroom, co-creation, edtech, Education, education apps, Educational technology, implementation, instruction, Instructional design, IOS, IPad, K through 12, Learning, scaffolding 6 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