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Trouble with Tech? How to get all on board.

This post was co-written by Weston Kieschnick and Nathan Lang. We know educators will implement change with fidelity only when they believe wholeheartedly in the change. When it comes to technology in the classroom, let’s consider a typical implementation cycle. For our example, let’s call this new technology “Thingamajig 2.0″ Read more…

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A new adventure…

I have ventured into a new and exciting territory.  I have joined one of the world’s longest-established publishing houses and largest providers of Pre-K–12 education solutions, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, as a National Content Specialist. I carry with me my passion and love for public education and gratitude for my time Read more…

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Should We Challenge Bloom’s?

Scaffolding, standards vs skills, Webb’s, and Bloom’s… If you’re an educator you’re somewhat familiar with this jargon as it relates to how learners think. Most educators do not challenge the fundamental constructivist concepts of cognitive scaffolding. Essentially, the theorists tell us that all learners will pass through a set pathway Read more…