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Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom: New Report

Connected Learning Report: Educators Exemplifying Theory-Building Blog Image

Last week saw the release of Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom, a free Connected Learning report I edited.more

Making Academic Research Purposeful, Accessible in Connected Learning Era

Harry Potter celebration

Two weeks ago, the Internet squabbled in the hoopla that resulted from author J.K. Rowling’s admission that she thought her titular character Harry Potter should have ended up with know-it-all sidekick, Hermione. Fans took sides and passionately filled Tumblr and Facebook screeds defending or lambasting Rowling’s statements.… more

Meaningful Integration: Optimistic About iPads in Schools

Meaningful Integration: Optimistic About iPads in Schools

Late last year, my colleague Thomas Philip and I discussed why we were so troubled by the ways the Los Angeles Unified School District bumbled its way through adopting iPads for its students. And, as the second largest school district in the country continues to waffle in its plans for students, I’ve been excited about one district’s initiative to meaningfully integrate technology into the school lives of children. … more