Tag Archives: Screen Casting

Seeing Curriculum Through a Child’s Eyes by Kim Ferris-Berg Education Week

Seeing Curriculum Through a Child’s Eyes.  The Mission Hill School is practicing powerful learning  through interdisciplinary, student based, theme driven curriculum.

Levels of Technology Integration into the Curriculum – Florida Center for Instructional Technology

Levels of Technology Integration into the Curriculum This provides guidelines for  levels of  technology Integration from “Entry level” to “Transformation Level”.  The matrix was created by the Florida Center for  Instructional Technology.

Just Block Everything by Tod Nesloney (Texas Principal)

This is an insightful article on Technology in school.

The Passion Gap by Angela Maiers

The Passion Gap by Angela Maiers  I attended a number of workshops with Angela Maiers at the Christa McAuliffe Conference last November.  She has some really good things to say about passion in education.  She is not a fan of  an over concentration on “assessment,” “standardize,” “common core” and “pedagogy”.  If  Bill Gates and Thomas Friedman are so in favor of passion why to do they seem to so strongly support  the move toward one size fits all?  I doubt if they would would want to be in the classrooms they appear to support creating.  Am I missing something?

Why So Many Schools Remain Penitentiaries of Boredom by Elizabeth English

This is a very well written article on the state of modern education in the USA.  The solution is not more standardization and and testing.

Why So Many Schools Remain Penitentiaries of Boredom

The People vs Winter from The Poke

The storm is heading our way.  Should we be careful what we wish for?  http://goo.gl/wH7wf

Articles on Curiosity and Creativity in the latest Edition of ASCD

Here are links to some of the though provoking articles on creativity  in the latest edition of ASCD:

Uncommon Core

Assessing Creativity

Creativity on the Brink

Creativity Requires a Mix of Skills

Two Thoughtful articles about education in the USA

Why the United States Is Destroying Its Education System by Chris Hedges

Education in Obama’s Second Term:What Lies Ahead  by Gerald Coles

 

From Smart Blog on Education-12 Questions for 21st Education by David Penberg

These seem like the kind of questions that we as educators should be asking ourselves.

Slick Ways To Do Research in Google Apps (Docs) Driveo

These are great ways to track research information and images in Google Drive.  Works cited and photo credit links are autmatically tracked.

Research

Images