Join 5,874 other subscribers
Follow on RSS
Upcoming Appearances & Events
June 14-16, 2017: Center for Innovations in Learning - Conversations with Experts, Philadalphia, PA
Tweet with me!
- RT @elonmusk: Should I step down as head of Twitter? I will abide by the results of this poll. 3 months ago
- RT @reason: Instead of remembering a different set of Puritan settlers this Thanksgiving, the more liberty-minded should consider the accom… 4 months ago
- I am moving to Counter.Social due to@the decision to reinstate Trump’s Twitter account. Looking forward to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 4 months ago
- RT @middleageriot: Nancy Pelosi knows her shit, doesn't take any shit, and has her shit together. Kevin McCarthy is full of shit, doesn't… 4 months ago
- RT @middleageriot: "I don't like being called a murderer." - Kyle Rittenhouse, murderer 4 months ago
Tag Archives: Technology
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
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 Does Google Autocomplete EdTech Terms?
Did you all see the image online about each state’s biggest stereotype, according to Google’s autocomplete feature in search? If you missed it, here’s the image from the Huffington Post.
Posted in Technology, Uncategorized Tagged Android, Apple, apps, Behavior, Classroom, Education, Educators, gaming, Google, IOS, IPad, iTunes, Learning, Psychology, Special education, Technology 3 Comments
30 Minutes Off the Grid
How many of you, like me, feel lost without your phone? Honestly, sometimes I feel like my iPhone is just an extension of my arm. It’s with me everywhere I go (yes, I even take it in the bathroom…too much … Continue reading
Posted in Technology Tagged entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship, grid, IPhone, relaxation, sanity, Technology 3 Comments
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
Does Price Predict Quality of Educational Apps?
Skeptical about the instructional value of paid educational apps? Our research at Balefire Labs shows that you should be. We pretty regularly get questions and comments about paid versus free apps. There seem to be two general (and competing) schools … Continue reading
Posted in App Reviews & Recs, Balefire Labs, Technology Tagged App Store, Apple, apps, Balefire Labs, edtech, Education, education apps, Educational game, Educational technology, Higher education, IOS, IPad, iTunes, teaching, Technology Leave a comment
Students’ vs. Parents’ Use of Tech in School
You know I’m a sucker for a fun infographic. And when I came across this one I thought it was really funny….until I realized that I’m in that “your parents” generation! Yikes! When did that happen?!?
Posted in Technology Tagged Classroom, Education, education technology, Educational technology, Educators, K through 12, Student, Teacher, Technology 3 Comments
Only Two of the Top 10 EdApps in iTunes are Worth Buying
This blog post originally appeared on the Balefire Labs blog. A lot of teachers and parents we talk to have told us that when they are trying to find apps for their kids they look at the Top Charts in … Continue reading
Posted in App Reviews & Recs, Technology Tagged App Store, Apple, apps, Arts, Education, education apps, education technology, Educational technology, Educators, Friday, IOS, IPad, IPhone, iTunes, ITunes Store, K through 12, Learning, Student, Teacher, teaching, Technology Leave a comment
Using Google Glass in Education
This is pretty far out and, yeah, kind of blew my mind! We’ve all seen the recent images of Google Glass in the news, but I confess, I hadn’t really given any thought to how it might be used in … Continue reading
Posted in Technology Tagged Companies, Education, education technology, Educational technology, Glasses, Google, Google Glass, K through 12, Learning, Personal computer, Search Engines, Searching, Teacher, teaching, Technology, Tools 4 Comments