Tag Archives: Educators

The Power of One…A Reminder


From time to time we all question how much of a difference we, as individuals, can really make. I’ve been experiencing those moments of self-doubt as I move down this entrepreneurial road. Most of the time I think, shaking my … Continue reading

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Attention problem? Let’s blame classroom technology!


I don’t know how I managed to miss this story, but did you all see the piece in the NY Times a few weeks ago, Technology Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say?  If you didn’t, you should check it out.  The … Continue reading

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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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Five Tips for Using Student Response Systems for Formative Assessment


This post originally appeared on the Promethean Planet community blog on May 17, 2012.   There are a few redundancies with another of my posts, Top 12 Best Practices for Clickers in the Classroom, but the current post endeavors to focus specifically … Continue reading

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Three Terrible Truths about Teachers, Exposed!


Something’s been bugging me lately…and at 5:00 this morning I woke up realizing what it is. It’s not really something that I didn’t know…sadly I’ve had many opportunities to observe it firsthand.  So here’s what it is: Education Technology companies … Continue reading

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Low-Tech is Still Okay!!


I’ve talked with a bunch of teachers and administrators out there who are grappling with adding technology into their classrooms and schools.  It’s not an easy thing to do, as we all know, and I find that oftentimes teachers think … Continue reading

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