How We Use Twitter With Students (S01E04)
In this episode of The Progress Report, Brian and I share how we use Twitter as an instructional tool.
Who Your Business Students Should Follow On Twitter
If you've wanted to use Twitter as an instructional device but haven't been quite sure how, keep reading. Who to Follow The individuals below comprise a "working" list of business men and women that students of business should consider worthy of following on Twitter....
Discussion Techniques (S01E03)
In this episode of The Progress Report, Brian and Mike examine cross-curricular discussion techniques.
What if Professional Development Wasn’t Horrible?
Too many teachers cringe at the thought of attending professional development, but what if PD wasn't horrible? What might that look like? Let's Review As a classroom teacher and recovering instructional technology coach, I consider myself uniquely qualified to assert...
Technology Integration (S01E02)
In this episode of The Progress Report, Brian and Mike talk about what technology integration in the classroom looks like and what it is NOT. Links from the Show mmacfadden.com/ whalen.biz/ feedly.com/ micnote.audio/...
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Should Students Really Never Use Wikipedia?
What follows is a selection from my eBook single Teaching The Research Paper. The Truth About Wikipedia Most teachers have this notion that Wikipedia can be edited by anyone and is therefore unreliable and full of made up facts. While it’s true that Wikipedia isn’t...
Instructional Technology Done Right
Increasingly, I seem to run across articles whose message is "don't use technology solely for the sake of using technology." What I see less often are examples of what well executed technology integration actually looks like. Here's one such example: Let's Peel Back...
If Homework Assignments Were BuzzFeed Articles
I wondered what it would look like if BuzzFeed named homework assignments instead of linkbait blog posts. Here's what I came up with:
The Progress Report Is Live
I'm happy to announce that after nearly a year of talking about doing it, my colleague, Brian Whalen, and I finally produced a podcast. We've Launched In this our first episode, Brian and I discuss what we hope to achieve by producing a podcast, we explain who we're...