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The Ed-Tech Market Heats Up

The Ed-Tech* market has recently been heating up due to recent large-scale acquisitions. One of these recent acquisitions, Hellman & Friedman’s acquiring Renaissance Learning, topped $US 1 Billion. 242 more words


Influencing Conversation Through the Design of 3D Worlds - Part 1 (Avatar Design)

Influencing Conversation Through the Design of 3D Virtual Wolds – Part 1 (Avatar Design)



Conversation plays a significant role in education, regardless of discipline, and it has a particularly esteemed role in humanities education as a core element of the learning experience. 1,518 more words

The Hiatus and Education

Many are probably wondering where I have been.  Or maybe not.  You may not have even realized I was gone.  Wow, that hurts my feelings :( 236 more words

Ed Tech

Get off the stage, sage

I have a confession to make.  I don’t know how to write computer code.  I don’t know how to animate digital art.  And I don’t know how to create… 311 more words

Ed Tech

It Is Spring and Big-Money Conferences on School "Reform" Bloom

I  was educated in the public schools of small town Havre, Montana, and my children were educated in the public schools of inner-ring suburban Cleveland Heights, Ohio.  798 more words

Keeping Public Education Public

Social Media and how we speak to one another

There was some rightfully worrying news for teachers on the BBC website today.

The UK’s largest teachers’ union, the NASUWT, released the results of a survey which showed that fully one in five of its members have been the targets of “adverse comments” by both pupils and parents on social networking sites.   339 more words

21st Century Skills

'Interactivizing' Printed Course Book Using Moodle

Recently, I turned one unit from our hard copy coursebook into an interactive online version using Moodle. This post is to share my know-how and also keep a record of this process for my future reference :) 933 more words

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