10 Essential Tips For Meeting Tech Needs of Low-Income Schools | MindShift

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute 10 Essential Tips For Meeting Tech Needs of Low-Income Schools | MindShift. Keep goals and mission in mind. Tech should complement not replace. Involve families. Don’t let trends dictate decisions. Support teachers. Use tech to free up teacher time. Track … Continue reading

REALLY getting tired of : What Happened Next Was Incredible / Amazing / Will Shock You / …

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes A Young Stray Dawdled Into Our House. What Happened Next Was Incredible. | SF Globe. Yes. OF COURSE baby ducks are adorable. I hatched ducklings for 22 years and never got over how wonderful they are. But I’m really starting … Continue reading

Signature Pedagogies in Education

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Instructional Design Collaboration: A Professional Learning and Growth Experience ~ Stephen’s Web. Amid a dozen of so papers that could have been wrritten in the 1990s is this position paper in the current issue of the Journal of Online Learning … Continue reading

University Calendar Important Dates – How to do it Right

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Why is it that the things that people tend to check more often than anything, including the list of important dates, are so devilishly hard to find on most university websites.   I mean, REALLY. This is the modern world … Continue reading

Gamification – The New Chocolate Covered Broccoli?

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Gamification has some real potential, but it will be discredited before it even gets started if people insist on using it as little more than a new veneer plastered over antiquated methods. Here’s an article that explains how to use … Continue reading

Windows 8 a ‘catastrophe’.

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC News – Valve boss Gabe Newell calls Windows 8 a ‘catastrophe’. Microsoft is going down the same path as Apple. So much for freedom. “There’s a strong temptation to close the platform,” he said, “because they look at what … Continue reading

On Giving Zeros to Students

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes There’s a story that’s been circulating around the airwaves in the last few weeks about a teacher who’s been suspended for giving zeros to students who don’t submit work. The suspension is for not doing as he’s told. This school … Continue reading

Global Edmonton | Student gets a zero: Teacher gets suspended

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute via Global Edmonton | Student gets a zero: Teacher gets suspended. Formal education takes another giant leap towards irrelevancy: EDMONTON – A teacher with more than three decades of experience is speaking out after he says he was suspended for … Continue reading