Prezi allows some neat presentations (tautology)

I’m not certain yet if this is merely a different form of eye-candy than PowerPoint, but it does allow a creative presenter to assemble a non-linear presentation with multiple levels of detail. See “Playing to Learn Math?” for a great presentation how game-based learning can help kids do more than merely pass standardized tests, but […]

A Broken Citizenry fails to pick Leaders who can make responsible long-term decisions…

I’d like to call your attention to an excellent post from my friend Lee Wilson’s Education Business Blog titled “A Broken Senate Fails America’s Children“. Hie thee hence… Unless you’ve stopped believing that Government is of, by, and for the people, this debate needs to happen around every family dinner table (or pub or workplace […]

Why TFA is still needed…

This is a response (longer than their 4000 character limit could handle) to the posting at Education Week’s TeachingNOW blog – see http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2010/06/amid_teacher_layoffs_is_tfa_still_needed.html¬†for the original post. First, some observations about TFA: TFA has proven that you can take young grads from top schools with non-teaching degrees and make teachers out of them at least as […]