Sat.Jan 05, 2019

Podcast – Moving from digital substitution to deeper learning

Dangerously Irrelevant

Betsy Corcoran , CEO of EdSurge , asked me to do two podcast interviews with her while I was at the EdSurge Fusion conference in San Francisco in October. The second recording is now available.

Function Follows Form: How Two Colleges Redesigned the Classroom for Active Learning


Although a wealth of research suggests that active learning increases student engagement and improves academic outcomes, many college campuses struggle to get faculty to shift away from traditional, sage-on-a-stage style teaching practices. But some institutions are gaining traction using a novel approach: leveraging the expertise of facilities and information technology staff to support the redesign of classroom learning experiences.

5 Google Sheets Essentials

Teacher Tech

Get Your Students Rocking Google Sheets Spreadsheets are an essential digital literacy. Any manager needs to use spreadsheets. Students of any age can use spreadsheets; check out Christine Pinto and how she has her kindergarteners write spreadsheet formulas. Get students started by learning these key skills: Increase Column and Row Width Get your cursor between […]. The post 5 Google Sheets Essentials appeared first on Teacher Tech. Beginner Google Sheets G Suite google sheets spreadsheet

Quick Fix: Edmodo Quiz Timed Out

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 146 Does Education Have A Twitter Problem?

TeachThought - Learn better.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 146 Does Education Have A Twitter Problem? Drew Perkins talks with Dean Shareski about the lack of substance in some education related social media postings, the importance of being able to discuss difficult ideas, and teacherly authority vs. self-directed learning. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Dean’s Ideas and Thoughts blog […]. The post The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 146 Does Education Have A Twitter Problem?

A Handy Tool to Send and Preview Dropbox Files from Gmail

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Dropbox has just launched a new Chrome extension to help Gmail users easily share and access their Dropbox files without having to leave their Gmail window. When you install Dropbox for Gmail, more