What if Badges Replaced Grades?

The common understanding is that if students work hard in school they earn "A’s." For many however, there is a much straighter route to that "A." Some of the most creative learners are able to figure … View More

Predicting the Future of Teaching

There is a mountain of speculation and debate about what school and learning will look like in the near future. Will education be online? Individualized? Self-paced? Flipped? Hybridized? Maybe even completely … View More

Applying Google’s 20% Time in Education

A recent thought piece in The Guardian’s  (UK) Teacher Network section about a teacher who adopted Google’s "20% Time" for use with the students in his classroom sheds some light on the value of … View More

Re-Wiring Our Brains for Education

Almost on a daily basis, I am driving in my car, half-paying attention to the radio, when I register that there has been something on of interest that I should have been paying attention to. I instinctively … View More