Sat.Oct 20, 2018

BreakoutEDU: A Professional Development Workshop

User Generated Education

I recently got the opportunity to offer a professional development workshop for educators of gifted students at the 2018 14th Annual Fall Gifted Education Institute. The description for my workshop was as follows: BreakoutEDU presents puzzles for students to decipher, each clue leading to another which in turn opens locks attached to a strongbox.

Life’s Library: A new type of book club led by John Green and Rosianna Halse Rojas


Attention book clubs or aspiring book clubs or book club fans. John Green shares a very cool idea–and we may want to gear up to support it.

Australian Government Reviewing Need For A Smartphone Ban

Fractus Learning

It has been over a decade since Kevin Rudd’s Digital Education Revolution was initiated, with a promise to put a laptop in the hands of every Year 9-12 student across Australia. With these shiny new devices […]. Miscellaneous

Machine Teaching, Machine Learning, and the History of the Future of Public Education

Hack Education

These are my prepared remarks, delivered on a panel titled “Outsourcing the Classroom to Ed Tech & Machine-learning: Why Parents & Teachers Should Resist” at the Network for Public Education conference in Indianapolis. The other panelists were Peter Greene and Leonie Haimson. I had fifteen minutes to speak; clearly this is more than I could actually fit into that timeframe.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

12 Good Educational Websites for Kids

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After we have covered a number of search engines kids can use to safely navigate the web, we are sharing with you some of the most popular websites that provide educational content more