Archive for the 'Learning and Teaching'

Let kids make informed decisions about real things in the real world

Will Richardson said: Sure, the CCSS wants to promote and measure critical thinking skills. But...
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Become a reading warrior

Pernille Ripp said: I declare myself a reading warrior, and I believe you should as well. No...
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When all students bring home is a piece of paper

Matt Caduff said (about a summer maker camp): When all I bring home is a piece of paper and I...
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4Q: The quadruple win

Four big questions to ask about a lesson, unit, or activity… Deeper learning. Did it allow...
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Notice the emphasis on ‘feeding them content’

Christine Willig, President of McGraw-Hill Education, said: There’s a difference between...
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Summer school for kindergarteners

Valerie Strauss said: curriculum has been pushed down so much that kindergarten is no longer a...
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5 minutes about transforming schools

Bob Greenberg has been videoing some amazing thinkers for his Brainwaves YouTube channel. People...
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3 kinds of ISTE sessions

Not including the more informal networking events, there generally are 3 kinds of ISTE sessions: ...
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3 minutes with the ISTE Board

Yesterday I gave a 3-minute video presentation to the ISTE Board on What’s the next big thing in...
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5 thoughts from ISTE weekend

Five thoughts from the first couple of days here at the 2015 ISTE Conference… If...
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