Making the Shift to Active Learning… and Why Technology is Not Enough

Making the Shift to Active Learning… and Why Technology is Not Enough

Technology helps students with connecting, creating and sharing, but devices are invisible in my definition of active learning. We need to be chanting: empowerment, collaboration, equity, agency, self actualization, and transcendence for kids and for us all within a system that serves as the birth place for every other profession. We need to be chanting these things instead of technology, technology, technology.

Deep Learning Isn't about Technology

Embedded technology is not evidence of a transformational shift in teaching practice. It’s possible to embed technology into every aspect of teaching and learning and still have a completely teacher-centered classroom, with the teacher in control of what is learned, how it’s learned, and for the most part, how students show their learning.

One Drop-Second in a Series

Cross-posted on Lani Ritter Hall’s blog One drop, then another We can become an ocean Changing learning Second drop (first drop) Give students choice From Mr. Chase, a narrative on learning that ended: The progress came when I remembered what I believe to be...