Blog: August 2014

Inspired by ISTE to Use Student Voices in Design Thinking

August 25, 2014
One of my favorite toys growing up was a Mr. Potato Head doll. So when Chris Walsh, in the session on The Power of Do at the 2014 ISTE conference, asked for volunteers to play with the original Mr. Potato Head, my hand quickly shot up.
Student Engagement, Student Voice, Student Directed Learning, Design Thinking, DJLN at ISTE, ISTE 2014 Reflection, ISTE14

From Flipped Classrooms to Flipped Learning: Advancing the quality and value of our flipped learning

August 13, 2014
This past June, I had the pleasure of attending the annual conference of the International Society for Technology Education (ISTE) for the first time, thanks to the generous support of the Digital Jewish Learning Network (DJLN) and the AVICHAI Foundation.
Flipped Classroom, Flipped Learning, DJLN at ISTE, ISTE 2014 Reflection, ISTE14

It's Not About the Technology

August 07, 2014
"It's not about the technology." Music to my ears! I heard this phrase used over and over at the ISTE conference and I couldn't agree more.
Learning Goals, Project-Based Learning, Student Directed Learning, DJLN at ISTE, ISTE 2014 Reflection, ISTE14