From the monthly archives:

July 2014

Technology Transforms Teachers Into Master Chefs of the Classroom

“Technology Transforms Teachers Into Master Chefs of the Classroom”  by Jean Tower was originally published on Getting Smart. A teacher is like a chef of the classroom, creating recipes for learning, devising experiences for students the way an expert chef composes a dining experience. A skillful teacher processes an almost constant stream of micro-decisions, juggling […]

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Expert Insight

Adam Bellow, David Warlick, Jon Bergmann, Kevin Corbett, and Jon Samuelson, each have an opportunity to answer the same questions in this post, Ed Tech Insights 5 Questions for 5 Thought Leaders. The various perspectives help to present a broader view about the current state of digital learning. Here are the questions posed: In your […]

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The Standard you Walk Past is the Standard you Accept

A few years ago, the Australian army weathered a scandal involving degrading and humiliating women in the army. The Chief of the Australian Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison, was unwaveringly committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment where every member was respected and honored. (You can see his 3 minute speech about this here.) […]

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The annual ISTE conference is always packed full of sessions, meetings with vendors on the exhibit floor, networking, crowds, and, almost always, heat and humidity. This year’s conference in Atlanta had plenty of all of the above and surpassed expectations in several categories, including humidity. I always have my own take-away theme from every ISTE […]

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