Best Educational Practices

Opening Doors…

So just over a week ago I stumbled across a video that was both beautiful and inspiring. I hardly ever share a link on my Facebook page, but there was something about this particular story that compelled me to not…

Our Carousel of Progress

  He was a master storyteller, and I was suddenly a superintendent turned student – captured by my vacationing 16-year-old while captivated by a video of Walt Disney giving insight into his Carousel of Progress – a show he shaped.…

Climbing Mountains…

So a few weeks ago during our holiday vacation I climbed a really, really big mountain. Since I now live in a region that allows me plenty of opportunity and choice to do so, I figured I’d tackle one of…

Tapping Into the Influencers

The common approach for many schools and organizations to move technology initiatives forward is to tap into the “edtech” people in the school, teach them the new technology, and hope they share it with others.  The problem with this is…

Kids These Days…

This post was originally posted by Johnny Bevacqua on his blog Figuring It Out   I recently came across an article entitled: Teaching Generation Me. The article, written for faculty members in medical schools, describes today’s students as “Generation Me” and…

The Hero of Personalized Learning

Much is emerging and still to be learned about how to effectively personalize learning for every student. The research on student learning is solid and reliable direction for educators on how to put together the personalized learning pieces. For example,…