The Power of Immersive Learning Experiences

"The Power and Promise of Immersive Learning Experiences"

“So We’ve Been Thinking…” Live from the ETT Innovation Summit

Greg Kulowiec and I recorded a live episode of the "So We've Been Thinking..." Podcast where we discussed our purpose, process and history.  Presenting live was something we discussed before we recorded our first episode, so the session was a proud accomplishment on many levels.  

San Diego Innovation Summit Keynote

While I have not been good about posting to this blog in the last year, I have still stayed very busy traveling and presenting.  Last week I delivered a keynote at the San Diego Innovation Summit titled "Behind the Science of Innovation: 
Bringing About Significant Positive Change."  Co presenting with Beth Holland, our goal was … Continue reading San Diego Innovation Summit Keynote

5 Ways to Blow the Top Off of Rubrics

This article was orignally published as a guest post on "Free Technology For Teachers" an incredibly helpful resource run by Richard Byrne.    Do you have a rubric for that? Rubrics, designed to help teachers grade fairly and convey their learning objectives and performance standards to students, can serve a critical role especially with technology-rich projects. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Blow the Top Off of Rubrics

Takeaways From the iPad Summit

1.  If you want to be successful you have to accept and share your failures.  You simply will not get it right the first time.  If you can’t admit errors and talk about them with others you might never put all of the pieces together correctly.  The idea that “failure is mandatory for success” is … Continue reading Takeaways From the iPad Summit

The Least Objectionable Path

Two roads diverged in a wood… We all pretty much know how this story goes but I think that its implications go beyond doing something different.  I think it often means doing something that is not easy. The more I move my classroom in the direction of student created content the more I realize that … Continue reading The Least Objectionable Path