Tag Archives: learning

Video Games as Education

The Legend of Zelda taught me the importance of exploring to find the answer; and to connect as many dots as possible before giving up. Super Mario Bros. taught me that even something that seems impossible can become easy with … Continue reading

How can my classroom go BYOT if my school does not?

guest written by JD Ferries-Rowe, CIO and Debate Coach, Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School Much of the #byotchat writing on geekreflection.blogspot.com is focused on the big picture: how to implement for a school, why this paradigm shift works, and how it empowers … Continue reading

Why I Would Homeschool My Children

guest written by Justin Baumgartner I am currently at a point where big decisions are quickly approaching. I’m engaged and planning a wedding, considering having children, and looking for a house. In a world filled with political and economic turmoil, … Continue reading

The Three Rules of Collaboration

guest written by Okema Sandlin-McMillan This blog post is inspired by this question, taken from #edchat: “If collaboration is high on everyone’s list as a needed skill; how do we work it into every aspect of our education system?” Growing … Continue reading

The ABC’s of a Utopian School

guest written by Tracy Schutz  As probably many veteran educators do, I dream of the perfect school — the precise balance between properly aligned curriculum to meet the needs of every child, parents who are supportive and involved, and a faculty … Continue reading

Why I’m a Fan of Fiction

Last year, I wrote a guest post for the Grammarly blog about writing, and how it is one of the most important skills you can develop. Today, this post on Iserotope (one of my favorite teacher blogs) inspired me to … Continue reading

Productivity, Time, and Accomplishing the Goal

guest written by Justin Ballou Earlier this week, I had some time to catch up on current happenings in the business sector while waiting for an appointment to begin. From time to time, I find some really good links between … Continue reading

Truth About Achievement

guest written by Justin Ballou One of the tell-tale signs that spring has arrived here in New England is the beginning of baseball season. The idea of Spring Training, the warm nights that are on their way, and the games … Continue reading

On Today’s Workplace and Education

guest written by Justin Ballou I am a sucker for stupid comedies. There is something about 90 minutes of raw laughter that can just turn any day on its head. This past week, I was able to get in sections … Continue reading

Making Self-Motivated Learners

About a week ago, I graduated from level one to level two in my Rosetta Stone software. Around the same time, I crossed off the last item on a list of blog posts I wanted to write for my personal … Continue reading