School district administrators across the country are moving full steam ahead with personalized learning implementations. The promise of these initiatives is a lofty one; the customization of learning paths to meet the indivi ...

12/6/2018, 10:01:52 AM

Targeting Today's Teaching Points

The Magic What If

2018 Education Research in REview

8/16/2018, 12:36:41 PM

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As I work with schools and staff, the most often asked question is: How do I engage my students? The frequent follow up to the question is an explanation that their students aren't  interested in school or that their students are not ...

2/28/2019, 12:36:41 PM

Simple Steps for getting and keeping your students' interest

Personalized Learning (PL), although a phrase in frequent use, still does not have a universally  understood defintion. I prefer to define it as an environment where strong relationship between student and teachers are formed and students are empowe ...

2/26/2019, 10:36:21 AM

8/16/2018, 1:21:34 PM 

Technology Doesn’t Have to be Scary Pt. 2

Technology Doesn’t Have to be Scary Pt. 1

When too many things are introduced at one time OR when not enough time is given to learn how to use the new tool OR every year you leave behind the one app you finally learned to use because the district decided to use something else…That, my friends, is technology fatigue…

The Gift of Student Agency

You are sitting in the staff meeting when a new technology tool is introduced, or should I say mandated. You feel the annoyance rising, and questions spring to mind: Why are we adding another tool? Who chose this? When am I going to find time to learn how to use this one? ...

9/4/2018, 10:18:14 AM

I spend a lot of time with educators and something I seem to be hearing a lot more of are reasons why we cannot do something. "We simply cannot change our master schedule! We could not possibly allow a student to select their own learning ...

I love research and I spend a disproportionate amount of time reading and reviewing studies. As we usher in 2019, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the headline-making education research from last year. Some of the research was expected ...