Repost: Collaboratively Creating Assessments That Work for Students

Originally posted January 24th, 2010  We spend much of our time as educators carefully considering assessment, or if we don’t we should.  There is nothing as important to what we do from an outsider’s perspective, and yet there is little in education we do as poorly…

Repost: Why iPods?

Originally posted January 2nd, 2010 I get this question all the time about my project.  Why did you choose iPods instead of netbooks or laptops?  What do these devices offer that you can’t get with other devices?  Aren’t you limiting what your students can do? While…

A little about me

This is a relaunch of Developing Education, a site that has had several incarnations over the past 10 years. You might recall posts from me years ago at the now closed mrkeenan.com, or the previous version of this site www.developingeducation.ca. It is there that I completed…

Repost: A New Collaboration Project: 2 classes, 36 iPods and Macbeth

Originally Published: December 6th, 2009. Have you ever ‘read’ an essay? When we talk about collaboration one of the pitfalls we usually fall into is that we keep it within our own classroom.  There are many reasons a teacher may not want to share what they do…