Tag Archives: Student

Parents’ thoughts on K12 Mobile Learning!


We know that smart devices and mobile learning are HOT in K12 right now. And here’s what parents have to say (we think they like it!)

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Creativity and Basic Skills in Education


Creativity is a complex subject. To say the least. It’s also a topic that creates a great deal of conflict. I’ve been thinking about creativity for a long time as it applies to learning and education. I’m not really sure that … Continue reading

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Competency-Based Education and Me.


I’m kind of liking this competency-based education thing. I think I’ve been behind the curve on this, because it’s only really come to my attention recently. And when I did a little more reading for this post, I could see … Continue reading

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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

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Competency Education…I Think I’m in Love


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Junky Educational Apps and the People Who Make Them.


The other day I had another reminder of just how naive I really am.  You’d think by now I would be a bit wilier.  But no. So here’s the story. You all know that I review a LOT of educational … Continue reading

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Video Killed the Radio Star…or Did It?


Well, maybe not quite yet, because yesterday I had the amazing opportunity to appear on the Friends of Kevin Radio Show!  Although I’ve done numerous webinars, video interviews and even internet radio in the past, I’ve never done true radio…where … Continue reading

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Newtown Violence: A Defense of Autism Spectrum Disorders


I remember when I first heard the description of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza on the radio.  “Quiet student, kept to himself, carried a briefcase at school.”  “Oh no,” I thought to myself, “Asperger’s.”  Nobody was talking about a potential developmental … Continue reading

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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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Is Free Will Really Free?


I’m sure I’ll live to regret this, but I have the itch to write about free will today.  What the heck, it’s Friday, right?  I was reading The Desire for Autonomy on one of my favorite blogs, The Creativity Post.  In that … Continue reading

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