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The Next Generation

If you haven’t notice by now, I love using visuals in my blog posts! It is amazing what a simple picture can convey. While some pictures need explanation; this one needs no … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Investing in EdTech

  If you are like me, you are always looking for the most useful, cost efficient way to provide the best resources for your faculty and students. However, finding the best … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Grit: The Other 21st Century Skills

Originally posted on User Generated Education:
Due to the interest of my post The Other 21st Skills, I decided to discuss individually each of the skills or dispositions I proposed…

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Minecraft Cell: Biology Meets Game-Based Learning | Edutopia

Like so many educators, I have been watching the evolution of technology in education for over 20 years. From the desktop to laptops to iPad technology, I have been watching … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Essential Qualities Not Easily Measured by Tests

I found this great picture on twitter this morning. Wish these were the main qualities used to measure a quality education. tlb

December 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Windy City Takes A Leap: Innovators in the Field of Computer Science

It seems the city of Chicago has decided to take the leap moving forward with plans that for some may seem hasty and for others won’t seem hasty at all. … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Year of the Code | Edutopia

7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills | Edutopia. During this year’s Computer Science Education Week (December 9-15) educators were asked to devote one hour to coding within the classroom. … Continue reading

December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Motivates Us?

I love using principalaim to highlight an educational perspective that I share or that I am wrestling with. Today’s “Read This Now!” features Daniel Pink’s RSA Animate YouTube talk, Drive: The Surprising Truth … Continue reading

December 24, 2013

Another Look at the Writing Process

Teaching has absolutely changed since I was a child. And, how we teach writing has changed drastically due in large part to major advances in technology.  According to Beth Holland’s … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Does Success Look Like?

What does success look like? Here is a hint; the journey to success isn’t a straight one but a journey full of lots of curves. tlb Source

November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment