Anyone who has tried to measure the success of a 1:1 program using the SAMR model knows that climbing the SAMR hierarchy — from the bottom rungs of substitution and…
Ask Michele Eaton how to accelerate student-driven learning and she will likely mention blended learning, student autonomy and engagement.
Eaton, the director of Warren Online Academy in Indianapolis,…
Topics: Professional development
One positive thing that was borne out of the pandemic was the explosion of virtual conferences being offered. People around the world could attend conferences they couldn't even dream of going to in the past…
Topics: Personalized Learning
My biggest goal as a teacher is to make every one of my students know how important they are and how invested I am in their learning and well-being. I want students to enjoy learning and to walk out of my classroom with a new level of confidence.
Technology allows me…
As the world becomes increasingly connected, so should our schools. It’s a matter of bringing global collaboration experiences to the classroom and getting comfortable with handing over the reins of learning to students.
Exposing students to global collaboration builds…
Michael Cohen was admiring a painting at friend's house one day when he was gobsmacked by a revelation about creativity. The way he tells it, he saw what he thought was an original painting hanging on the wall. He commented that the piece must have been expensive, being hand-painted and all. Not…
When it comes to project-based learning, digital tools offer a turbo boost.
Project-based learning (PBL) — the practice of letting…
In Nashville, Tenn., middle school students have created a digital walking tour of their city to help visitors understand the significance of local sites during the civil rights movement. To develop their final product for a public audience, students interviewed professional historians, analyzed…