Tools for Leading Learners – From Patrick Larkin on Edudemic

This post first appeared on Edudemic. As I look for entry points in working with school leaders just getting their feet wet with digital tools, I sometimes struggle to pinpoint the best place to start.  I guess it is because there are …

Letting Go of the Wheel – Taking Advantage of Summer Professional Development

At EdTechTeacher, we are now a few weeks into our 10th Annual Summer Teaching with Technology Workshop Series. Educators from across the country and abroad have participated in Teaching Elementary Grades with Technology, iPads & ePubs in the Classroom, Teaching Foreign Languages …

From Hewlett’s OER Meeting to AERA – new thoughts from Justin Reich

Since EdTechTeacher Co-Founder, Justin Reich, moved his blog to Education Week on April 9th, he’s been writing prolifically.  Here are some highlights and insights from the past week. Massive Online Courses Create Bragging Rights for Universities, and Other Insights From Hewlett’s OER Meeting …

One might say the young Singaporean teacher that I critiqued in front of her colleagues was being stoic, but it didn’t feel that way. In Singapore, teachers critique each other’s work regularly and dispassionately. My EdTechTeacher Co-Director, Justin Reich, and I experienced …

Co-Director, Justin Reich, moves EdTechResearcher to Education Week

This week, Justin’s blog, EdTechResearcher, is moving to Education Week. The mission of the blog has been to create a space at the intersection of research and practice: by translating research findings into plain language or raising research questions out of the triumphs and …

Changing Cultures – Justin’s Presentations in Singapore

As mentioned earlier in the week, EdTechTeacher’s Tom Daccord and Justin Reich are currently in Singapore as part of the Educators in Residence Program. The slides below are from two of Justin’s most recent presentations. Next week, Tom will be leading workshops …

Weekly iPad Resources and Suggestions from EdTechTeacher (1/23)

EdTechTeacher’s Greg Kulowiec and Beth Holland maintain a Diigo Group full of iPad resources. The list below represents their finds for the week of January 23, 2012. This week’s list features classroom examples, blog entries, and articles related to successful iPad integration …

Bud the Teacher Becomes Bud the Researcher, from EdTechResearcher

“We’re unlikely to have much luck improving student learning outcomes with technology if we don’t measure the impact of our technology investments and interventions.” Writes EdTechTeacher Co-Director, Justin Reich, as he addresses the essential question How Do You Assess Change? in his …

Nurturing Instructional Change In 21st Century Classrooms

Emerging technologies, a globalized world, and a changing labor market are spurring innovative approaches to district and school curriculum design. Innovative educators are incorporating inquiry-based learning strategies that make meaningful and innovative use of the “Read-Write” Web to prepare students to be …