Category Archives: Education

New Article: “Before We Pull the Big Lever”

In an earlier article, “Starting an Education Revolution,” I suggested the that tests were a good tool for breaking educational paradigms.  Education Technology Solutions magazine has just published a follow-up article, “Before We Pull the Big Lever,” in which I … Continue reading

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Viva La Revolution – Using Tests to Break Education Paradigms

I’ve enjoyed writing for Education Technology Solutions and they have decided to make my latest article their cover story for the April / May 2016 issue.  How great – thanks! As the “Director of Innovation” at Hobsons Edumate, combined with the … Continue reading

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“I Can”

This video is from a TEDTalk by Kiran Bir Sethi of the Riverside school in India. She believes in helping students take charge and contribute to making the world a better place. This clip gives background on what she calls … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Fair Trade

“Parts” Cluster   Use clustering software like Bubble.us or Thinkature What’s the main idea or feeling? Put it in the center. Work as a class to brainstorm as much as you can about the movie. Group or connect any of … Continue reading

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Journalism : Then and Now

Pro – Con – Neutral Why would people be in favor of this? Why would people be against it? What would be a neutral position?

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When I become a Teacher – really?

Claim-Support-Question Make a claim about the topic Identify support for your claim Ask a question related to your claim

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A vision of K-12 Education

This is well crafted video that I sent to all the staff at Strathcona last holidays to help inspire their use of ICT within their teaching. Continue reading

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Classroom in Tunisia

Learning Environment in Tunisia What do you see? Where is Tunisia? How does it compare to your classroom? If one of the children came to your classroom what might they think? What are the limitations and benefits of learning in … Continue reading

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21st Century Learning

Headlines Write a headline that captures the most important point

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