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Teaching For a Future Where Humans are Obsolete

One of the hardest things about teaching young students is actually envisioning the ways the world will be different when they’re ready to join the workforce. What skills will they need in ten years, or twenty, or fifty? These days, it’s hard to know which

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Big Data Requires Big Compassion

A friend reminded me of the site Spurious Correlations, which shows absurd “relationships” between data that couldn’t possibly be related– though it’s fun to think that it is. Number people who drowned by falling into a swimming-pool correlates with Number of films Nicolas Cage appeared

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10 Reasons I’m Committed to Android in Education

I may be a zealot proponent for open source software, but I don’t think that clouds my judgement when I say that Android is a great platform for education. Whether you’re using it for simple reading, writing, and multimedia or digging into the more advanced

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Reflections on Flipped Classroom after #CUEFlipTour

I just attended the Flipped Classroom conference yesterday and it gave me a chance to think carefully about how we might approach flipping instruction at SMU. Most of the attendees were K-12 teachers using free tools to flip their own classroom, so it’s a different