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Tag Archives: instruction
Who is Education’s Customer?
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
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
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
Android Tablet Use in U.S. Schools: A Response
Hey guys, last week I wrote an update about Android tablet use in US schools. Our friend and colleague, Jarrett Volzer, from TabPilot, wrote a very thoughtful and…ahem…LONG…comment on that page. I think Jarrett raises some great points and wanted … Continue reading
Posted in Technology Tagged Android, Apple, Education, education apps, Educational technology, Google, iBooks, instruction, IOS, IPad, Khan Academy, Student, Tablet computer, TabPilot, Technology 3 Comments
Teachers Rank EdTech Trends!
This is a very cool infographic that was originally published on the Edudemic website. Wanted to share it here for anyone who missed it there! I think it’s really cool to see teacher interests shifting away from hardware solutions and toward software-based solutions! … Continue reading
Posted in Technology Tagged Classroom, Education, education technology, Educational technology, instruction, K through 12, Learning, Teacher, teaching, Technology 3 Comments
Competency Education…I Think I’m in Love
Numerosity: review of a new Math app from ThoughtBox!
Today I’m so fortunate to be blogging to you from the West Indian island of Grenada…the Spice Island…where there are frequent reminders of the fact that the issues we debate here on this blog truly are “first-world problems.” This week … Continue reading
Posted in App Reviews & Recs, STEM Tagged App Store, apps, Dublin, Education, education apps, Educational technology, gaming, instruction, Instructional design, IOS, IPad, K through 12, Learning, Mastery learning, Math, math apps, Mathematics, teaching 1 Comment
Civics Instruction…free and fun!
Sandra Day O’Connor was the first woman Supreme Court Justice here in the U.S. She was appointed to the bench by President Ronald Reagan in 1981 and she retired from the bench in 2006. Justice O’Connor’s appointment to the bench … Continue reading
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