Passion, Potential, & Heroes That Fail Us

“The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” – Steve Ballmer Passion […]

Reblog? Vine? Memes? Sharing Bite-sized Narratives

“The most important thing any teacher has to learn can be expressed in seven words: Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.” – John Holt Sharing the Narratives of Our Lives: Meaningful Learning with Mobile Devices from Shelly Terrell The way we learn, share, and communicate […]

Getting Schooled

Today, I’m taking part in  a discussion hosted by America Tonight, which has launched a special series, “Getting Schooled,” about the challenges in our education system, and what it would take to improve it. Every night, Monday to Friday, they share a new report looking at everything from the parents who risk jail time to send their […]

How to Implement Problem Based Learning with ICTs

Part of the Effective Technology Integration Category “All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them.” -Earvin Magic Johnson Kids and teens worldwide are currently using social media and ICTs to become heroes and solve real world problems. You can read about a few in this post, 10+ […]

Someone Once Told Me by Mallory Fundora

Guest Post: Someone Once Told Me by Mallory Fundora Mallory Fundora, was one of the youngest keynotes at the Reform Symposium E-Conference this past weekend. She is the 13 year old founder of Project Yesu, an organization that focuses on orphan/vulnerable children and women in Uganda. Through Project Yesu, Mallory is providing food, medicine and […]