A 2020 Lesson about Virtual Learning
December 28, 2020

I can’t say that I’ll miss 2020, but I’ll certainly remember the lessons this year has driven home about technology-use in education and how it  must prioritize students as active participants at the center of their learning.

K-12 Esports: Five Misconceptions, Addressed
November 30, 2020

Esports are here to stay, but so are the common arguments against them. In this post, we look at five misconceptions about esports, without dismissing the concerns. 

The Path to Empathy: Catching Up with Ms. Liz’s Allies
November 22, 2020

The classroom is a buzz of opinions. Teacher Liz Kleinrock tries to keep up, capturing the comments on an easel pad. What has gotten these fourth graders so engaged? The subject of systemic racism.

What Is the Difference Between Online, Blended, and Virtual Learning?
November 10, 2020

With a blended learning rotation model, educators have a flexible structure to personalize the learning experience for students. 

Esports in K-12: Five Popular Titles Reviewed
November 5, 2020

Through my lens as a math teacher,  I sat down to play some of the most popular esports titles. I looked for how coachable, playable, and yes, personally enjoyable I found these games. Watch my vlog!

15 Essential Future Proofing Strategies and “Do Now” Activities
October 8, 2020

Let’s get started and put on our designer hats to experience 15 essential “future proofing” and “do now” activities and strategies to inspire new critical thinking and reflection! 

Personas for an Unplanned Future of Learning
September 29, 2020

As a public service to the edtech industry, the team at Clarity Innovations published the first collection of personas we regularly turn to when working with clients new to the edtech market to help them understand the diverse roles in education, especially with the rapid shift to virtual, online, and hybrid delivery of teaching and learning.

Three Free Creative Tools to Up Your Teaching Game
September 10, 2020

With remote instruction, teachers require a greater degree of imagination and agility than ever before.  These three free creative apps can help teachers to enhance this new education landscape.  

Talent Management: Reinventing K-12 Learning Experiences
September 8, 2020

The door is open to reimagining what a new educational teaching and learning system could look like. The visionary leadership and choices that we invest in today will transform our future school experiences for everyone.

Six Lessons Learned from Working Remotely
August 26, 2020

Overnight, it seemed, we were all thrown into working completely remotely. Although it is challenging, remote working has many benefits and can actually open up new levels of productivity.