Category Archives: Learning

A New Program and a New Approach to Homework

Homework has been getting a lot of attention in the media. My Twitter feed is full of articles and blogs discussing the research on homework, particularly at the elementary level, and how counterproductive it can actually be.¬†As a parent and … Continue reading

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DIY Furniture Project

In spring, I wrote a blog titled “Classroom Furniture: Does it impede or improve learning?” to explore how the design of a classroom impacts learning. I’ve been frustrated by my own bulky furniture, which stifles movement and makes collaboration challenging. … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Teachers Using Twitter

Today, I began teaching my course “Engaging Today’s Learners with Technology” at Stanford’s Festival of Teaching. One of the first things I asked my students to do was create a Twitter account. I explained that Twitter is ideal for connecting … Continue reading

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