Archive for the 'learning' tag

Redefining ‘rigor’

Tedd Wakeman said: We’ve always defined, as an educational community, rigor as being a lot of...
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Why meaningful math problems are defined out of online assessments

Dan Meyer said: at this moment in history, computers are not a natural working medium for...
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In many cases your student peers aren’t burdensome, they’re essential

Dan Meyer said: most software for individualized instruction fails to connect learners in the...
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What would my own kids think?

Kirk Vandersall said: My two measures when observing classrooms: Would I put my kids in this...
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‘Managing students’ technology’ equals ‘forcing them to sit and listen’

Calvin Hennick wrote: NetSupport’s Kingsley is more skeptical. He laughs at the notion that...
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Does your educational organization believe in redemption?

I saw this poster recently in a middle school. And I confess it struck me the wrong way… ...
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The dangers of a single story

Nadia Behizadeh said: If a child does not perform well on Read more
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Thinkers v. producers

In How Children Fail, John Holt makes the following distinction: producers - students who are...
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Replication or empowerment?

We’ve got to decide if our vision for educational technology is around replication or...
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60 apps in 60 seconds

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