How Khan Academy is Bringing Mastery Learning to the Masses – Education Article

Listen to my interview with Sal Khan (transcript): Sponsored by Pear Deck and NewseumED   We live in a time when a person can learn just about anything online. And when it comes to creating free instructional videos, Khan Academy has been leading the pack for the last decade, starting first with math videos, then branching out to include tutorials on science, computer programming, history, economics, and even grammar. Recently, Khan has added a new layer to its platform that…

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OneNote Class Notebook: A Digital Binder That Will Change the Way You Teach – Education Article

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own.   Imagine you’re about to start a unit that will include the following activities: Some direct instruction. This will come in the form of brief lectures from you, some videos, and a few PDFs that introduce key concepts. Student note-taking from the direct instruction. Guided practice and application of the key concepts and skills that were taught in the direct instruction. Some of this work will be individual, and some…

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6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2019 – Education Article

Listen to this post as a podcast: Sponsored by Listenwise and NewseumED   Every January, I launch a brand-new edition of my Teacher’s Guide to Tech. As challenging and time-consuming as it is to put this guide together every year, it’s also pretty magical. I find myself sitting at my keyboard with a million browser tabs open and it happens—that moment when I come across some idea that someone has brought into the world and I think Holy cow, this is good.…

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