Category Archives: technology

Kickstarter games that teach math, programming, language, ecosystems, economics

Why is game based learning a meaningful trend in education? Even though millions of children do not finish high school in the US,  million of people play games for more than 45 hours per week. How can we influence that … Continue reading

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Olympics of teachers – Microsoft partners in learning forum 2012

https://twitter.com/AngelaMaiers/status/230334473017884673/photo/1   Bill Gates through his foundation has challenged our community to discover what makes a great teacher.   In this vision, we need to regularly find and celebrate great teachers.   I greatly appreciate the work Microsoft has done … Continue reading

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Organization Before Innovation

All of the technology in the world is not going to make me a good teacher. It can help me to become a better teacher. Technology in the hands of a bad teacher can be disastrous. I think that every … Continue reading

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I believe educational technology just became exponentially cooler. Thanks Google!

I think educational technology just became exponentially cooler! Why?  During the Google I/O 2012 conference, our amigos at Google gave us tons of new tools and platforms to help us innovate.   I love new toys!  These tools can help serve existing … Continue reading

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Can gaming have a positive impact to students? Answers from GamesForChange.org

Please make sure to visit SuperBetter.com If we spend 3 billion hours a week playing online games, is it possible to direct some of that human energy to creating positive change in the real world?   Can gaming have a positive … Continue reading

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What makes a great teacher?

Why is this important? Great leaders are born from great teachers. For those that do not belong to the top 20% of society, the quality of education seems to be degrading. Over 30% of high school students never graduate. For … Continue reading

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