"edu2tech" entries

A hunger for good learning

Take a few minutes to watch Dan Meyer (@ddmeyer) talk about a makeover of the math curriculum in this TedxNYED session. Dan does a brilliant job of explaining why textbooks fail, why they don't help kids learn, why they should do less. I particularly like Dan's deconstruction of textbooks and teaching: be less helpful. His key insight is not to…

Drop testing edutech

How teachers use technology rarely matches how it was designed.

We drop test hardware before we send it into the field. Seems like it's time to start drop testing software programs before sending them into the classroom.