What Does Connection Look Like?

October was Connected Educator's Month. (Soapbox moment: I can't wait until we can get rid of these silly "awareness months." Okay, I'm done). I've been on Twitter for almost three years and I was curious about what engagement actually looked like for a given period of time. So, I decided to do a little experiment.Read More

A “Radical New Teaching Model” That is Missing the Point

Wired business had an article come out earlier this month about a small school in Mexico that saw huge gains in learning because of some computers put in the classroom. If you haven't seen it, you can read it here. Because Wired is wildly popular and because education is kind of a hot topic rightRead More

Is Khan Academy the Next Generation LMS?

Since 2011, the online resource of thousands of educational videos has been heralded as the "savior of education" and a model for flipped classrooms (I'm going to bite my tongue on this one), and now, the go-to place for "personalized learning." There's a whole lot of bad in here for a lot of different reasons.Read More