Snapwiz | Pedagogy
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Pedagogy

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    Education technology is an exciting practice and process that’s frothing with invention, debate, and revision through trial and error. The recursive nature of ed-tech arguments and open dialogues—ranging from implementation challenges to understanding how kids and adults relate to instructional technology—leaves anyone involved in education feeling both frustrated and inspired at the same time.  Carefully researching and planning the incorporation of new educational technology into classrooms, or school districts at large, [...]

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    We’re excited to announce Edulastic—an innovative formative assessment tool that’s free for teachers! Edulastic will be available within a few short weeks, but right now we’re asking teachers to sign up at Edulastic.com for their chance to use the beta. What is Edulastic? Edulastic unifies homework assignments with the formative assessment process (*teachers have the freedom to use this for evaluation purposes or simply as iteration/practice sessions): Edulastic is [...]

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    May 13, 2014
    by Jordan Taylor

    Not every quote you’ll read about education is full of praise. Some of the most successful, imaginative, and influential people in the world have openly shared their unflattering opinions on institutions, pedagogies, and classroom experience.  Nevertheless, I think most people understand the intrinsic value of education—seeing that insights offered by critics are (most times) contextualized by political or personal experience.  Why Education Matters The answer to [...]

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    May 9, 2014
    by Jordan Taylor

    You became a teacher for the love of sharing ideas, knowledge, and questions. No matter what you teach, there’s something special—almost otherworldly—when you introduce a new perspective to a student and they pause to gaze upward, trying to wrap their minds around the new idea or insight. That’s what learning in motion looks like—and it helps drive you each and every day through all the struggles [...]