Archive | technology RSS feed for this section

A Heartbreaking – And Preventable – Death

Preventing tragedies like the death of Rebecca Sedwick requires more than vigilance by parents and educators. Anti-bullying campaigns can’t hurt, but unless schools are proactive in their use of technology so that the energies of young people are engaged in meaningful ways, idle hands (and thumbs) will continue to do the devil’s work.

Read full storyComments { 10 }

Education Predictions for 2012

Is the year — with a Presidential election on tap — that we finally have broad discussions on the new role of public education?

Read full storyComments { 17 }

What are you thankful for in education?

John Merrow’s last blog post of 2011 looks at what we should be thankful for — and what we still have to worry about.

Read full storyComments { 12 }

Energizing the 80

In Hamlet, we learn that ‘the play’s the thing.’ John Merrow thinks it could be too — but in a different, broader context.

Read full storyComments { 22 }

Some thoughts on Education Nation

John Merrow offers his thoughts on NBC’s Education Nation 2011.

Read full storyComments { 64 }

Get out the blender, kids

Is blended learning the new future of education? John Merrow’s hopeful.

Read full storyComments { 34 }

The intersection of technology and test scores

John Merrow examines the intersection point for two discussions within education: “the rising role of technology” and “the reliance on bubble tests as an assessment tool.” Where do they meet, and what can we do?

Read full storyComments { 41 }

Social Widgets powered by AB-WebLog.com.