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Madrid es femenina

¿Qué dirías: Madrid es femenina o Madrid es femenino? Pues podemos decir y decimos las dos cosas. 

Con los nombres de ciudades usamos el masculino y el femenino. Cuando el nombre de la ciudad  termina en -a, usamos más el femenino (por ejemplo, Roma es muy bonita); cuando termina en -o, usamos más el masculino (por ejemplo, Oporto es precioso); cuando termina en consonante se usan tanto el

Where Edtech and Its Investors Miss the Mark

To Impact Investors, Foundations, and Policy Makers,Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler YeatsI wish you knew deep in your bones why it’s so hard for teachers to light that fire for students.

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Force Copy: The G-Suite Tip Every Teacher Needs To Know

You know those simple tech tips that make a big difference?  For me it was learning Ctrl+K is the
shortcut to hyperlink a word. I use this one constantly. 

I'm going to share one with you that you probably never knew you needed, but once you learn it you're going to come back here and thank me.  This tip is for anyone who values collaboration and if you're an innovative
educator that means

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How My Teaching and Technology Almost Failed One of My Students

I am a tech innovator, and my students are just like those kids in the Microsoft commercial—you know the one starring the rapping teacher in the bright blue vest with perfect hair, in the classroom where everyone looks happy and enthusiasm is exploding. Except that isn’t real, at least not in my experience.

Private Equity Firm Buys Renaissance Learning—and Buys Back MyON

In what’s playing out like a game of edtech musical chairs, digital literacy platform myON is changing hands again—for the third time in 15 months—as part of the just-announced acquisition of its parent company, Renaissance Learning, by private-equity firm Francisco Partners.

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Invisible Labor and Digital Utopias

This is the transcript of the talk I gave this afternoon at a CUNY event on "The Labor of Open"

Thank you very much for inviting me here to speak to you. I’m quite honored to get to kick off your event here, and I hope I can say some things that will be provocative and maybe generative for the kinds of discussions you’re having today.

As I’ve thought about what I might say, I will admit, I had to do a lot of reflection about what my relationship is to “open.” Because it’s changed a lot in the last few years.

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Streaming Platforms Show Promise—And Risks—For Developing Literacy In Preschoolers

Some people will testify that they learned new languages fluently simply by sitting in front of a screen and streaming. One person on a Duolingo forum noted after six months of watching Turkish soap operas that she could conversationally speak the language. According to new research coming out of New York University, that may be a possibility for preschoolers.

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