Kara Eckert

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Why Your Tech-Obsessed Conference Presentation Stinks—and How to Make It Better

Opinion | Community<p>Why Your Tech-Obsessed Conference Presentation Stinks—and How to Make It Better<p>By Ross Cooper     Feb 18, 2016<p>Pixabay<p>In general, …

National Education Technology Plan - Office of Educational Technology

The National Education Technology Plan is the flagship educational technology policy document for the United States. The Plan articulates a vision of …

Design Thinking and PBL

Consider this conundrum: much of what we know about teaching comes from 16+ years of observation as students. In no other profession do you spend …

Textbook Diversity May Be Increasing Under Common Core

By onFebruary 25, 2016 4:02 PM<p><i>Los Angeles</i><p>Among the many warnings conferred about the Common Core State Standards was that they would narrow and …

Common Core

SAFARI Montage Professional Development

Professional Development and Training Resources<p><b>NOTE:</b> As of August 2017, the SAFARI Montage HD Network online user site is no longer available. Thank …

Does the Device Matter

<b>Does the Device Matter?</b><p>The are many different devices being implemented into classrooms all around the world. With schools using PC’s, Laptops, …

How To Make Learning Visible: A Spectrum

<b>How To Make Learning Visible: A Spectrum</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b> What students say and do and create are products of thought processes that, more or less, are …

8 Powerful iPad Apps That Support Inquiry-based Learning

December 8, 2015<br>Inquiry-based learning is a constructive, dialogic and student-centred learning strategy that uses questions as a locomotive for …

iPad Apps

16 Things I Love About the 2016 National Education Technology Plan

The 2016 NETP is Packed with Important Ideas, Good Examples, and Smart Partnerships The DOE’s Office of Education Technology recently published the …

Awesome Poster Featuring 10 iPad Apps to Boost Kids Critical Thinking Skills

January 14, 2016<br>Critical thinking is a much needed skill especially in this era which is fraught with digital distractions and infomania. As a …

How NOT To Teach Critical Thinking (And What To Do Instead)

Ideas Out ThereI ran headlong into this piece of nonsense the other day:<br>• Um. No. That isn’t it at all. Critical thinking isn’t really any of these …