Tag Archives: teaching

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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Beyond Sal Khan: Education Innovators Doing Great Work!


As I mentioned in my last post, I was recently on a short holiday with my husband in Grenada. Beautiful place, very relaxing. On our connection in Miami I had the urge to get a fluffy magazine, so I wandered … Continue reading

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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

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Classroom Tablet Management SOLVED by TabPilot


Wishing all of you who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy well.  I am in the Boston area and we were very lucky here, only losing power for 10-12 hours.  It did affect my blogging schedule, so apologies to my … Continue reading

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Algebra, Chocolate-Covered Broccoli and Insanity


As all of you know by now, I spend quite a bit of my time reviewing ed tech products.  And as I’ve been reviewing educational apps I’ve always wondered what would happen when the day came when the material got … Continue reading

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5 Low-Tech Ways to Increase Engagement in Lectures


Today I attended a two-hour workshop put on by a local government agency that shall go unnamed, to protect the not-so-innocent.  It was a good workshop.  I was interested in the topic and I learned a few new things.  That … Continue reading

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Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation…a false dichotomy?


I had a fascinating “debate” of sorts with some of my Twitter colleagues two weeks ago. We were discussing the recent article, Freakonomics Goes to School and Teaches Us the Right Way to Bribe Kids, that appeared in The Atlantic … 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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