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Our new book, Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning, was released today!

Our new book, Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning, was released today!

After 4+ years of piloting our 4 Shifts discussion protocol with thousands of educators, I am delighted to announce that our new book, Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning, is now available! Over the past few years the protocol has really started to take off. In schools and districts all around the world, we have teachers,...

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Podcast – A Did You Know? (Shift Happens) retrospective

Upcoming travel and events December 3-5 – International School of Amsterdam, The Netherlands February 3 – Virginia Is for Learners Innovation Network, TBD, VA February 25-26 – Missouri Educational Technology Leaders CTO Clinic, TBD, MO March 10-13 – Central & Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA) Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary June 8-9 – Roanoke County Public...

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Podcast – Moving from digital substitution to deeper learning

Podcast – Moving from digital substitution to deeper learning

Betsy Corcoran, CEO of EdSurge, asked me to do two podcast interviews with her while I was at the EdSurge Fusion conference in San Francisco in October. The second recording is now available. Betsy asked me to discuss the 4 Shifts Protocol; my new book, Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning; and how we should be thinking...

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New book chapter in Multimedia Learning Theory!

New book chapter in Multimedia Learning Theory!

I am pleased to announce that my book chapter in Multimedia Learning Theory: Preparing for the New Generation of Students is now available! My chapter is titled Multimedia Learning and the Educational Leader. Here’s an excerpt from the Systemic Improvement section of the chapter: One important role of principals and superintendents is ensuring that employee...

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A new adventure: Silver Lining for Learning

A new adventure: Silver Lining for Learning

Today we start a new adventure! Dr. Yong Zhao gathered a few of us professor types together last week to brainstorm some ideas around his recent blog post, What if schools are closed for more than a year due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19)? We discussed that this present challenge also is an opportunity to...

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Coronavirus Chronicles 004 – CCSD 59

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles, a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over. Episode 004 is below. Thank you, Art Fessler, for sharing how Community Consolidated School District 59 in Illinois is adapting...