How many times have you been reading on social media and seen the acronym SMHL wondering what it stands for? It means “shake my head laughing” and it is something I quietly do regularly at my job. You see, I help teachers design their lessons in order to increase engagement. While I am not laughing … Continue reading Inherent problems with the conceptual understanding of SAMR
Have you ever gone to an elegant restaurant where they have fancy place settings and wondered how people eat off of them? What is this fork for? Why do I have multiple knives? Are these for decoration or eating? And so forth … Well educational curriculum can be thought of in the same way. Most … Continue reading What’s for dinner tonight?
I've noticed that students have an overwhelming desire to be engaged. Similar to what Jane Mcgonigal said in her book, Reality is Broken, students will go out of their way to be engaged. I think students are playing a game that we just haven't figure out the rules for yet. Students are willing to work, … Continue reading Filling a Need