Tuesday, November 06, 2012

A pretty good analogy from The Neighborhood Effect article by Marc Perry- Chronicle Nov 5, 2012. This is also what a child needs more than anything else-- An emotionally consistent environment .

Money for disadvantaged areas has "fluctuated wildly," Sharkey says. Programs have attracted interest and been abandoned. What poor areas need, he argues, is something they have never had: a consistent investment policy that touches multiple generations.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Flipped Classroom Resources

The Flip: End of a Love Affair by Shelley Wright. Moving on from the flip. October 8, 2012

The Flipped Classroom, by Elisabeth Engum- A history lesson about flip and more. September 20, 2012
Outlines the switch from lower cognitive learning in the classroom to home; and higher cognitive learning from homework to the classroom and a teachers guidance.

Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement. by John Hattie, December 2008. From the Amazon website book description.

"A major message is that what works best for students is similar to what works best for teachers – an attention to setting challenging learning intentions, being clear about what success means, and an attention to learning strategies for developing conceptual understanding about what teachers and students know and understand."

Monday, October 08, 2012

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Objective help?

Visual Thesaurus

Financial Trends for Higher Educatrion

Penn State
College of Education
Center for the Study of Higher Education
Financial Trends for Higher Education in the United States
By Roger L. Geiger and Donald E. Heller
January 2011

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Brain Biology and Teaching

The Art of Changing the Brain Enriching the practice of teaching by exploring the biology of learning.
by James E. Zull

Monday, September 03, 2012

CBL for patient safety

"Transparent Learning has partnered with Knowledge Factor (KF), the only educational company in the world that delivers online mastery of knowledge allowing learners to perform well with confidence. KF does this through its patented Confidence-Based Learning™ (CBL) System, an online program that isolates, measures, and remediates misinformation and doubt in learners before these educational weaknesses result in mistakes on the job. "

Web reference Sept 2, 2012

Monday, August 13, 2012


Radical innovation: crossing knowledge boundaries with interdisciplinary teams, by Alan F. Blackwell, Lee Wilson, Alice Street, Charles Boulton, John Knell

Monday, July 30, 2012

bionic software

"Coming next from CK12, early in 2012, for example, will be lesson plans for teachers to access, “bionic software” to help them assess their students (Khan is also adding this to their system)."

Friday, July 27, 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012

George Siemens - Ted Talk - March 3, 2010
"Framing Education"

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

App Review

From their website....
I Education Apps Review is now a community of over 500 educators, administrators and app developers.

Site includes reviews of apps, cool tools, app grading, student reviews, search field, and app of the week to name a few features.

Monday, March 05, 2012

Facing Higher Education's IT Funding Future
March 1, 2012
Campus Technology

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Gilfus Education Group
5 Higher Ed Tech Trends for 2012--Campus Technology