Author Archives: Catlin Tucker

Students Learn More When THEY Do the Work

A major barrier to innovation in the classroom is teacher exhaustion. I regularly work with teachers who like the idea of trying new teaching strategies, blended learning models, and technology tools, but they don’t have the time or energy to … Continue reading

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Netflix’s Black Mirror: A Cautionary Tale About Social Media

Last night I watched an episode of Black Mirror, which Netflix describes as “sci-fi anthology series explores a twisted, high-tech near-future where humanity’s greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.” My interest in the show was initially piqued on a visit … Continue reading

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The Effectiveness of Online Learning Depends on Design

As students of all ages spend more time learning online, it’s worth asking, “How effective is online learning?” The answer varies dramatically and depends entirely on the design of the online learning experience. For the purpose of this blog, I … Continue reading

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