Good Night, And Good Luck

To those who say people wouldn’t look; they wouldn’t be interested; they’re too complacent, indifferent and insulated, I can only reply: There is, in one reporter’s opinion, considerable evidence against that contention. But even if they are right, what have they got to lose? Because if they are right, and this instrument is good for […]

Battling over the Meaning of “Personalization”

For some, personalization means using technology to individually diagnose student competencies on standardized tests and then apply algorithms to adaptively deliver appropriately challenging content to each student to help them perform better on those tests. It means taking the factory model of education and giving every kid an assembly line. http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/edtechresearcher/2012/06/battling_over_the_meaning_of_personalization.html

BYOD & Distraction

Reminds me of the quintessential Technology/Behaviour quote – If students are misusing a device, you have a behaviour problem, not a technology problem.   http://www.ryanbretag.com/blog/?p=3308