Back-to-School with Design Thinking – Webinar with Beth Holland and Douglas Kiang

Back-to-School with Design Thinking – Webinar with Beth Holland and Douglas Kiang

 August 23rd 3pm EST on EdWeb.Net   >> Watch the Webinar Recording on EdWeb   Design Thinking encourages students to engage in empathy, define problems, prototype, iterate, and solve real-world problems. Makerspaces help students foster critical thinking, open-ended creativity and iterative design. In …

Climbing the Pyramid of Bloom’s Taxonomy Through the Writing Process

Climbing the Pyramid of Bloom’s Taxonomy Through the Writing Process

This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher at Education Week. I had the privilege of co-writing this post with an amazing team of educators. Shaelynn Farnsworth (@shfarnsworth), serves as a Literacy Consultant at Area Education Agency 267 in Iowa. Phillip Loomis (@TeachLoomis) …

Empathy, Strategy, and Edupreneurship: Fostering a Culture of Innovation – From Beth

Empathy, Strategy, and Edupreneurship: Fostering a Culture of Innovation – From Beth

This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher at Education Week. Last week, I had several fascinating conversations with administrators, teachers, and parents from different schools. Even though the topics of these conversations ranged from iPads to learning commons to student data, at …

Spirals of Innovation in Schools – From Pockets of Excellence to Sustained Change from Beth Holland

Spirals of Innovation in Schools – From Pockets of Excellence to Sustained Change from Beth Holland

This post originally appeared on EdTechResearcher. To be successful in a knowledge economy, students will require the ability to complete non-routine tasks, solve unstructured problems, and employ technologies for communication, collaboration, and creation (Autor, & Price, 2013; Collet, Hine, & Plessis, 2015). …

6 Ideas for Creating Math Centers – From Beth Holland

This post first appeared on Daily Genius. Recently, I published 10 New Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers. Suzy Brooks (@SimplySuzy) first introduced me to the concept of using technology to create learning centers through her creative use of her SMARTBoard. She designed opportunities for …