Category Archives: Educational technology

Posts about using technology in education.

Edtech and the Audience Effect

There’s been a lot of publicity recently about education technology gadgets. Amplify’s new tablet, iPads, Chromebooks, and the like come to mind. But reading textbooks or browsing the internet on a different divice doesn’t excite me. It’s not the device that … Continue reading

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Best EdTech Blogger Nomination

I’m a finalist for best EdTech Blogger 2013 at Edtech Digest, for my posts over on the Navigator blog. Check it out, if you’re interested… and thanks, Edtech Digest!

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SXSWEdu: Day 4 Highlights and Final Thoughts

Highlights from day 4 of SxSWEdu and final thoughts are up on the Navigator blog- take a look!

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SxSWEdu: Day 3 Highlights

Day 3 highlights from SxSWEdu are now up over on the Navigator blog. Take a look and let me know what you think. Side note… I had a chance to see one of these babies in action in the SxSWEdu Makerspace… give … Continue reading

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SxSWEdu: Day 1 highlights

Over at the Navigator blog, I’ve posted some highlights from SxsSWEdu day 1. Click here to check them out.

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Top picks for SxSWEdu

I’m looking forward to attending SxSWEDu for the first time this year. Here are some of the sessions I’m most excited about, along with my brief rationale of why I believe they’ll be worthwhile: Monday, 3 PM: Personalized Learning Systems – … Continue reading

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Does K-12 education need the equivalent of credit scoring?

In their book Seeing What’s Next, Clayton Christensen and his co-authors describe how the invention of credit scoring allowed the financial industry to quickly and easily determine who should get loans. Before credit scoring, banks had to trust the expert  opinion … Continue reading

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