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Miami Device: Something to dance about!

How lucky am I? The all inspiring Felix Jacomino invited me to speak at his energy-packed learning event, Miami Device, in the beautiful setting of St. 1,175 more words


Book on Autism wins the Samuel Johnson Prize

My latest article for the Yellin Center is out. This time I explore NeuroTribes by Steve Silberman which received the Samuel Johnson Prize. Below you will find a copy of my article. 446 more words


Why #EdTech and I are changing our brand

I have to be honest with you.

For more than a year, my blogging as iPadwells on the now extinct iPad4Schools.org has focused on education and leadership whilst I’ve… 617 more words


Is education really broken?

I recently viewed a TEDx talk titled ‘The surprising truth about learning in schools’. Other than the talk having an eye-catching title, there was nothing really surprising about it, as I think Will Richardson hits on a number of things that have been said before by other researchers. 521 more words

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Students Investigated for Wearing KKK Hood, Flying Confederate Flag

School Investigating Students who Dressed in Klan Hood with Confederate Flag. The school has a racist mascot, too. (Full Article) These racists need to be expelled. 59 more words

Hey teacher, would YOU be a student?

If you ask me, the elephant in the classroom, especially high school classrooms has always been the fact that teachers would rarely choose for themselves, the daily experience they inflict on their students.   558 more words


4 concerns with applying education research in schools and how to address them

One of the great concerns of some teachers is school leaders going to conferences. Concerns may be aired as, “what are they going to bring back this time for us to do.” Another concern may be of the school leader who likes to read books about education in their summer vacation. 1,153 more words

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