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Entries by Lee Kolbert from 11/2010

Defined or Denied? 21st Century Students in Today's Classrooms

| Posted 11.08.2010 | Education

The term "21st Century Student" or "21st Century Classroom" gets thrown around a lot. We're so used to hearing and supporting our pedagogy with it, but have you ever stopped to think about what it really means?

Should Kids Be Driving Alone? (VIDEO)

| Posted 11.15.2010 | Education

A video by Bill Genereux greatly illustrates the potential risks of leaving digital literacy up to chance by allowing our children to explore technology within a walled-garden.

What If Teachers Had Teleprompters? (Satire) (VIDEO)

| Posted 11.18.2010 | Education

Scripting every teacher's utterances is not a bad idea. Think of all the problems that would be avoided.

What Makes a Passionate Educator?

| Posted 11.22.2010 | Education

With the overemphasis on testing and scripted curriculums, passion-driven education is starting to lose a foothold.