Make Writing Classes Larger and Other Heresies of Connected Courses

Posted by on Nov 17, 2016 in From the Field | No Comments

Using a Connected Courses infrastructure, Kim Jaxon makes epic learning experiences for 100 freshman comp students in one class.

In China, Where Everything is a MOOC

Posted by on May 10, 2015 in From the Field | No Comments

A visit to China’s Silicon Valley reveals a robust enthusiasm for large-scale online learning.

Looking at Class Sets of Work with MathMistakes.org

Posted by on Apr 25, 2015 in From the Field | No Comments

Exploring student thinking and problems solving with resources from MathMistakes.org, one of the gems of the Math TwittoBlogoSphere. #MTBoS

Guest Post: Why We Went Google Apps

Posted by on Jun 15, 2014 in From the Field | No Comments

Jen Carey of the Ransom Everglades school explains why they recently adopted Google Apps for Education.

Looking at Student Work with MathMistakes.org

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in From the Field | No Comments

Using content from MathMistakes.org to help pre-service teachers get in the habit of looking closely at student work.

Computers Can Assess What Computers Do Best

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in From the Field | No Comments

Blended learning models depend upon computational assessment, but computers may not be able to assess what students most need to learn in school.

Nudging, Priming, and Motivating in Blended Learning

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in From the Field | No Comments

The first in a three post series on challenges and opportunities with blended learning: a emerging series of online interventions to boost motivation and engagement based on ideas from social psychology and behavioral economics.

Blended Learning, But The Data Are Useless

Posted by on Apr 13, 2014 in From the Field | No Comments

The first in a three post series on challenges and opportunities with blended learning, starting with getting to actionable data.

What Path Will Your School Take?

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in From the Field | No Comments

From flipped classrooms to maker spaces, schools take diverse approaches to exploring education technology. Any of these pathways can lead to rethinking teaching and learning.

The Modern Story: Fellowship Opportunity

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in From the Field | No Comments

The Modern Story is a not-for-profit educational organization that bridges the technological and narrative divide by introducing digital skills and storytelling practices to youth and educators around the world.