Moonshot Thinking

If you haven’t seen the Moonshot Thinking video, I recommend it. It’s a great conversation starter for the new school year. The term “moonshot” stems from Google and refers the innovative projects underway at the company’s Google X lab: “Moonshots live in the gray area between audacious projects and pure science fiction; instead of mere […]

3 Favorite Sites of the Day

I’m still working on my first cup of coffee, and already have 3 good resources to share: #1 – How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education – One of the many gems Discovery Education’s Dean Mantz has sent my way via Discovery Education’s Diigo group, this infographic makes visible the impact of the Internet on education. […]

Students as Producers of Information

A few NECC conferences ago, I attended a session with Chris Lehmann. He introduced the word “prosumer,”  a combination of consumer and producer.  Chris predicted this word would soon make its way into the English language. I am fortunate to work with a number of teachers who actively, consciously structure a students-as-producers model of learning. […]