- School Re-Examined
- Project Update: In Students’ Own Words
- Learning That Matters
- SAMR: Don’t Get Stuck On “S!”
- Wake Up Fellow Educators! The Age of Knowledge is here!
- How Technology is Not Ruining My Classroom
- Games Not To Play in School
- A Moment of Clarity
- Identifying Obstacles to Learning
- Terrariums: Antidote for Winter Blues!
- Stepping Off the Treadmill
- Questioning Everything
- Kids Crave Feedback
- What’s Wrong with Tests?
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Author Archives: Sue Houston
backlashInevitably as advancements occur in a culture the excitement of new ideas will be surely be followed by anxiety and then a backlash.
Educators are in the midst of this phenomenon as we see our classrooms inexorably invaded by smartphones, Ipads and computers. Continue reading
Upon starting to write this post to follow up on progress with this project, (See the last post “Learning that Matters.”) I realized that student voices should be the ones to tell the story. These students have done an incredible … Continue reading
Today I learned from a high school girl on the other side of the planet, how to make a steam powered electrical generator out of a pressure cooker, part of a hair dryer, some plastic tubing and a few wires, … Continue reading
Remember when you learned how to ride a bike, practicing in the driveway for hours, until suddenly you got it! Balance was achieved, and with a little more pedaling you were off and riding down the road, exploring places your … Continue reading
In my pocket is a magical device that opens a portal to nearly all the accumulated knowledge humankind has acquired in the past ten thousand years. That knowledge includes all the major scientific, historical and cultural understandings we have gained … Continue reading