Category Archives: Education

4 Tips on Data Analytics for Educators

Background – The Four Types Every educator is immersed in data every day, but if you aren’t familiar with the main categories of data and how they are analysed, please review the preceding article, Four Types of Data Analytics for … Continue reading

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4 Types of Data Analytics for Educators

Data and Education? A quick survey of the Web turns up many helpful pages on data analytics. But because data is the currency of our now digital economy, the articles typically focus on the business world.  Any mentions of data … Continue reading

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The Art of Pursuing Truth: a call to Educators

How art reaches fully developed human being – this must be our purpose in the classroom. So art can help us get there. Continue reading

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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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