Worth a Read: As learning moves online, trigger warnings must too

Approximate Reading Time: 4 minutes As learning moves online, trigger warnings must too Dana Ruggiero, Bath Spa University This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. When I was a first-year student at university, our class of 300 students watched Jodie … Continue reading

What Schools Must Learn From LA’s iPad Debacle | WIRED

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute What Schools Must Learn From LA’s iPad Debacle | WIRED. Just catching up: this is from a few months back. We dealt with this back in the early 90s when our oldest was in school. It’s sad, but not surprising … Continue reading

Analyzing Games for Learning The Becker Lazy Test

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Becker’s Lazy Test is something I developed some years ago as part of the 4PEG game assessment template (4PEG = 4 Pillars of Educational Games). When I am examining a game, I play it and see how far I can … Continue reading

Worth Sharing (again): 17 Rare Images Tell the Real Story of Women in Tech – Mic

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Worth Sharing: 17 Rare Images Tell the Real Story of Women in Tech – Mic “Tech isn’t a male dominated field, in many respects. Women are responsible for some of the core innovations that drive the Internet today. It’s increasingly important … Continue reading

Yes, Women Do Code — But @hardaway still misses the point.

Approximate Reading Time: 4 minutes Her attempt at an apology just digs the hole deeper. Yes women do code. And I have found them all this week, for which I am grateful. Hardly (on both points I expect). I am on the board of a … Continue reading

Women Shouldn’t Code — Seriously???

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes Trying to justify the status quo? Written by a woman, but one who admits to basically being a bully. So, there’s that. Why Women Shouldn’t Code — Medium. First here are the arguments, quoted from the post. First of all, … Continue reading

Education Should Step Away from Apple Devices | Anthony Carabache

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes More on why I hate my iPad, AND why using them in schools is a bad idea: Education Should Step Away from Apple Devices | Anthony Carabache. 3 Reasons to Stay Away from iPads in the Classroom Now don’t get … Continue reading

Kids should code: why ‘computational thinking’ needs to be taught in schools | Jim Chalmers and Tim Watts | Comment is free | theguardian.com

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Learning to code is about understanding the tools and devices that are all around us, so that we have control rather than the people who made those tools. Kids should code: why ‘computational thinking’ needs to be taught in schools … Continue reading