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On March 2 and 3, I attended the third annual Digital Media and Learning Conference in my home city of San Francisco. Though I missed the first day of the conference, I got so much out of days two and three, … Continue reading
Memo to Idaho: Don’t expect teachers to embrace technology if you haven’t helped them learn to use it well.
Let’s talk about an article in yesterday’s New York Times: Teachers Resist High-Tech Push in Idaho Schools. In the article, we learn that last year, Idaho’s state legislature “overwhelmingly passed a law that requires all high school students to take … Continue reading
Today, The Atlantic ran a blog post proclaiming, “Everything You Know About Education Is Wrong.” It’s such a sexy title–I’m wrong about everything I thought I knew about education? Oh, do tell! Perhaps teachers do not matter? Or maybe we … Continue reading
If you’ve wanted to integrate YouTube into your classes but have been thwarted by Department of Education Internet restrictions, rejoice! Now there’s YouTubeTEACHERS, a place to find, create, share and discuss videos that enhance the educational experience. Check ‘em out. … Continue reading
I think schools are probably three to four years behind the rest of the world in how we’re communicating. Those are the words of Richard O’Malley, Superintendent for Edison Schools in New Jersey, as quoted in the article, Social media go … Continue reading
Last week I taught a class for the New School’s Institute for Urban Education summer institute program. The class, called Rebooting Pedagogy: Digital Tools for School Change, provided hands-on instruction for teachers to learn how to use social media and … Continue reading
News flash: Even with technology advancing at a rapidly growing rate, the world still needs teachers.
It’s important not to merely stick children in front of a computer, education research now shows. Instead, good teachers matter a lot — and nothing improves student performance as much as one-on-one human tutoring. Oh, hey…you mean *teachers* still matter … Continue reading
This is the myth of the “digital native” narrative, the notion that youth can thrive in the digital world without any adult support, mentoring, or scaffolding of rich learning experiences. While a greater diversity of young people are using digital … Continue reading