Category Archives: Learning

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Students Are Speed Geeking

During last year’s edJEWcon conference (a Teaching & Learning Institute for Jewish Educators, which  I help organize with Andrea Hernandez and Jon Mitzmacher),  we invited our Middle School students to…

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Making the Connection: Pioneers of the “New World” and “Digital World”

Fifth grade students are getting ready to read the book “Jamestown” by Gail Garwoski. A stirring story of survival set against the backdrop of the founding of the first permanent…

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Skilled, LIterate & Fluent in the Digital World

I have been intrigued with the relationship of being skilled, literate and fluent in the Digital World for a while. We are focusing at school to look through the lens…

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Thinking Differently About Learning: Next Steps Checklist

As I am wrapping my mind around the whole concept of “Learning How to Learn“, I am also thinking about the infrastructure of the school landscape that needs to be…

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Thinking About Learning Differently- Talking to Strangers

Our third graders are learning about different communities.They have spoken via Skype with classes from a suburb of Los Angeles, CA , an rural community in Missouri and a city,…