The Mobilization of Research

Image credit: Ed Magazine, illustrator Matt Coon

Last spring, Lory Hough from Harvard’s Ed Magazine and I swapped emails for several weeks regarding the use of Wikipedia in the classroom. Her final product, Truce Be Told, appeared last month. Throughout the process, I started thinking about how I have not only changed the way that I approach finding information for research, but also […]

Open Education & Classroom Tools – articles from the EdTechTeacher Team

Justin Reich, Co-Director of EdTechTeacher, just returned from  the Open Education conference in Park City. He has posted his thoughts on The Future of Open Educational Resources to his blog, EdTechResearcher. Instructor and Presenter, Greg Kuloweic, recently wrote about Cell Phones as Classroom Tools for teachinghistory.org – the National History Education Clearinghouse. In his article, he discusses two […]

EdTechTeacher at MassCue2011

The EdTechTeacher team presented throughout MassCue 2011. Co-Directors, Tom Daccord and Justin Reich, as well as Instructor & Presenter, Greg Kulowiec, hosted several sessions during the event. Tom’s presentations at MassCue 2011: Assessment 2.0: Frameworks, Strategies, Examples Primary Sources 2.0 In collaboration with Jean Fitzgerald, Toni Carlson, and Elizabeth Kaplan of Watertown Public Schools, Justin […]

Teacher to Teacher Professional Learning

I’m getting ready this week for MassCUE, the annual Massachusetts gather of the EdTech community. It’s held at Gillette Stadium, which is a quirky and awesome place to go for a conference. The Kraft family is very generous in sharing the space, and John Kraft last year gave the best impromptu “keynote” of the conference […]

Exploring the Process of Educational Transformation

Technology now permeates almost every sphere of life and has proven transformative in diverse sectors – from marketing and communications to journalism and political campaigning. Technology also offers new opportunities for student-student and educator-student interactions and new audiences for student-created content. Yet, few educators have experienced the transformative potential of these new tools in their classrooms and […]