EdTech / Pedagogy / Professional Development

“Teaching” Less, Learning More

I’ve written before about how technology should make us slow down, not speed up. Considering education pedagogy (especially in grades 6-12), a similar dichotomy, and nontraditional solution, has arisen. Teachers are continually asked to cover more ground, faster. This has caused many to focus more time on direct instruction, drilling the necessary information into the … Continue reading

Pedagogy

The Writing Process

I’ve recently stumbled into a pretty effective way to teach research-based persuasive writing. I’ve been taking it a day at a time with my students (continuing my year-long goal of letting students lead). It’s chronicled (so far) below: The Internet as Framework As a person that has been branded a “tech guy,” sometimes it’s hard … Continue reading