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Schools are supposed to help students master the dominant information landscape of their time

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Time to get back at it…

Folks say that when you haven’t been blogging for a while, you shouldn’t explain or...
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Kindness, innovation, and Tuesday’s election

I typically try to stay out of politics on this blog, given that I’m trying to work with a wide...
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Visibility and reach: Journal articles v. blog posts

Back in 2008 I raised the questions: Why would anyone who wishes to actually reach educators and...
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The chasm between math research and classroom practice

Steve Leinwand and Steve Fleischmann said: In mathematics instruction, a chasm exists between...
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Joziah Grimm shares his Iowa BIG experience

I’ve written about Iowa BIG before. What I love about the school is that you can’t tell the 4.0...
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Headwinds or tailwinds?

David Brooks said over at the New York Times: The crucial social divide today is between those...
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Technology questions to ask students during advisory period

Here are some questions that you could discuss with students during a 20- to 25-minute advisory...
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Happy 10th birthday, Dangerously Irrelevant!

Today is the 10th birthday of Dangerously Irrelevant. I can’t believe that I’ve been blogging...
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Irresponsible fearmongering

Three days after the launch of Pokemon Go here in the United States, a central office administrator...
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