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Tags: Education, School
“School administrators may want to be even more aggressive in calling for weather-related closures. A new study conducted by Harvard Kennedy School Assistant Professor Joshua Goodman finds that snow days do not impact student learning. In fact, he finds, keeping schools open during a storm is more detrimental to learning than a closure.”
I was recently reviewing my list of instructional technology trainings, etc. from my years serving as an instructional technology director. The list of resources can be found here http://nhokanson.wordpress.com/training-resources/ although, some of the links to resources within are no longer available with my current school district abandoning a server that was utilized to feed this info. I have most of the information; so, I plan to reconstruct as much of those resources that I can over the next few weeks in order to have it serve as a historical record of my past work, but also to serve as a resource to those that can benefit from the information.
In the meantime, as I continue to teach again in a classroom setting, I am constantly constructing online resources that enable my students to work anywhere they have a device and internet connection as we flip the classroom and continue on our adventure in learning about modern American history. You can visit our journey at http://oxpower.org.
Tags: Education, homework, School
“What happens when a father, alarmed by his 13-year-old daughter’s nightly workload, tries to do her homework for a week…”
Read it here: The Atlantic – “My Daughter’s Homework is Killing Me”
Here is an old Prezi I shared with teachers while serving as educational technology director: http://prezi.com/4dxykmcolwa9/the-creation-continuum/
Granted the topic is valid, but I was most taken back by the video of my oldest son who now two years later is a junior and headed to a prom this evening. My how he has grown!
I need more videos like that at oxpower.org…