Kinect and Game/Gesture-based Learning: Interview with Johnny Kissko

Interview 16 of Education Voices This week I had time to catch up with Johnny Kissko (@JohnnyEducation) on Skype. Johnny is a math teacher in Lubbock who is passionate about the potential of various technologies integrated effectively into the curriculum. What do we mean by effectively? In his interview, you will discover that he envisions […]

Leading by Example & Teacher Evaluations: Interview with Akevy Greenblatt

Interview 14 of Twittering for Education In the move for education transformation we need effective leadership. This means that administrators have to take the first step in showing teachers the path to transparency and effective instructional practice. Principal Akevy Greenblatt is one such leader who I had the pleasure of interviewing this past week. He […]

How Do We Animate Lessons? Interview with Ken Wilson

Interview 12 of Twittering for Education The majority of classrooms have curricula based on coursebooks. Many teachers might feel that teaching from a coursebook kills creativity and makes learning boring especially when coupled with multiple choice tests. However, in many schools teachers are required to teach from a coursebook. A coursebook is just a tool. […]

Blogging with Students: Interview with Greta Sandler

Interview 10 of Twittering for Education This past weekend I spent commenting on student blogs. I really believe in student blogging, because students own their learning, reflect and make connections about the knowledge they learn, and are motivated by their worldwide audience. I really admire the work of my friend Greta Sandler, @Gret, who has […]

Teachers as Leaders and Continuous Learners: Interview with Dr. Doug Green

Interview 9 of Twittering for Education In order for educators to lead education transformation, we must learn to be leaders and strive to be continuous learners. Social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Nings, and blogs help educators share resources and learn from each other and experts in their fields. When educators take their professional development […]