Schools & Random Acts of Innovation

Schools & Random Acts of Innovation

The following post is an excerpt from EdTechTeacher CEO, Tom Daccord’s new blog: tomdaccord.com. “Few individual schools sustain random acts of innovation over time.” -Stanford researcher Linda Darling-Hammond In schools across America, administrators and teachers are making forays into innovative practices such as design thinking, makerspaces, and personalized learning. These initiatives are often undertaken by well-meaning educators who […]

Nurture Your Innovative Teachers (or suffer the consequences)

Nurture your Teachers

The following post is an excerpt from EdTechTeacher CEO, Tom Daccord’s new blog: tomdaccord.com. “Dysfunctional schools become even more so because thoughtful teachers avoid working with colleagues who are marching the competition.” -Linda Darling-Hammond Recently I had extended conversations with two talented, dedicated, and innovative teachers who are attempting to transform teaching at their respective […]

#ETTChat: App Smashing with Book Creator – an Interview with Tom Daccord & James Daley

ETTchat – Tom & James

This fall, as part of our #ETTchat series, Communications Editor James Daley will be chatting with our EdTechTeacher instructors about some of their favorite tools, apps, and strategies for the classroom. In this first post, he interviews Director, Tom Daccord, about App Smashing with Book Creator. Tom Daccord is Director of EdTech Teacher, a professional learning organization […]