Change The Conversation–It’s Not About The Thinking

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Content-based academic standards. Mobile learning. As an academic or intellectual exercise. In education, these might be redressed as: What has standardizing content into a narrow range of content areas done to learning? Snark on twitter.

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

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Shift From Standards To Habits. In short, the shift from purely academic standards to critical thinking habits supports personalized, 21st century learning through a preceding shift from institution to learner. twitter, Google+, facebook).

How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching

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You may dislike standards-based reporting, using labels like “proficient,” or grading with a 1-3 scale. Yes, you’ve got a pile of academic standards that have to be mastered. Grant Wiggins has a great analogy for standards—building code.

Magic of the Everyday: Southern CA Educators Share 10 Best Teaching, Technology Practices


Balance Novelty with Academics Riverside Unified School District has tried a lot when it comes to technology, from personalized delivery systems to coding initiatives and, more recently, virtual reality. Teachers need to have some time to be excited, but quickly that novelty must also be tied to academics. For each session they start with the academic standards, then get creative with devising projects that can bring the lessons to life.