12 Potential Education Technology Implementation Pitfalls and Ways to Avoid Them

12 Potential Education Technology Implementation Pitfalls and Ways to Avoid Them

I originally wrote this piece back in 2012 for inclusion in a collaborative effort that celebrated the 5 year anniversary of the popular website and “Ning” at Classroom20.com. Numerous authors published articles that become chapters in a book that was ultimately published in the form of a digital collection on Scribd.

Teaching Empathy in a Post-Empathetic World

Education World: Teaching Empathy in a Post-Empathetic World

Teaching Empathy in a Post-Empathetic World How do we teach “empathy”? It’s a fair question, followed up with, “How do we have the time to teach something like ’empathy’ in our academically rigorous classes?” Often bundled up and pushed aside as non-compulsory “character education”, this sort of work can sometimes seem arbitrary and time-consuming.

Is Making Everything ‘Smart’ a Good Idea?

Is Making Everything ‘Smart’ a Good Idea?

Laura Tucker 16th Mar 2017 Opinions It seems like everywhere you turn around today more and more things are becoming “smart.” Not that it’s necessarily any more clever than it was previously, but now the item or service has been given the ability to connect in some way to the Internet, and it makes it “smart,” be it your car, something in your home, or your watch.