Which Facts Do We Need?

Posted by on Feb 13, 2012 in Assessment, Digital Divide, Teaching | One Comment

Today was my first “real” class with my MIT students in 11.125, Understanding and Evaluating Education. They are a bright, thoughtful, engaged group, and I am really looking forward to getting to know them better and learning from them. I awoke and flipped open my iPad to check the news, and was delighted to see […]

Experiencing continuous improvement in Singapore

One of the amazing facets of my visit to Singapore is that I’ve not just been invited to present to audiences, but I have been invited to be part of the system in Singapore. Over the past week, I have had the chance to offer two history master classes to Singapore teachers on tech integration […]

Alternative Assessments Using Technology

Posted by on Nov 30, 2011 in Assessment, Video | No Comments

Following up on my recent post about Bud Hunt, his research, and assessment, I thought I’d share this video from our series with McGraw Hill about Alternative Assessments Using Technology in the history classroom. The full video series is here: http://vimeo.com/edtechteacher/videos/sort:newest.     Technology in Social Studies Classrooms: Alternative Assessments Using Technology from EdTechTeacher on […]

Bud the Teacher becomes Bud the Researcher

We’re unlikely to have much luck improving student learning outcomes with technology if we don’t measure the impact of our technology investments and interventions. In the last year or so, I’ve been thinking a lot about how I can be of service to school leaders who are trying to figure out how technology should fit […]