January
12
2019

Stop Celebrating Low-Level Learning

In the spring of 2002, I was teaching 4th grade in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. As a teacher in my second year, my classroom had a 1:1 student-to-device ratio. That’s right, in 2002, 17 years ago, we were 1:1. Palm Pilots. Yes, Palm Pilots. Remember those things? “I’d love to see th...

September
19
2017

Learning Transformed: A Free Webinar! #LT8keys

Good Afternoon, Friends! This Thursday, September 21st, from 3:00-3:45 pm EST, my co-author, Eric Sheninger and I will join former Governor and Alliance for Excellent Education President, Bob Wise, for a free webinar on our new book: Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Toda...

March
21
2017

Just Announced: FREE Future Ready Schools Institutes

As many readers of my blog know, I serve as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools®, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education, located in Washington, D.C. So, today, I’m excited to share that we have officially released our 2017 Regional Institute dates and locations! Wha...

May
30
2015

6 Benefits of an Android Tablet

A recent article in Fortune entitled, “Ultra cheap Chromebooks are killing it this year”, highlights the explosive growth of mobile devices in schools, and specifically relays how 72% of Chromebooks sales were to schools. In the overall market, in 2014, Chromebooks outpaced Apple’s iPad in school re...

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