Tag: Education

Learning is the Goal

Danny Wahl's picture Danny Wahl  •   •  Education

"Our hypothesis was right." First, a Story I've been a judge for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Asia, I think oh... about 5 times now. In fact, I've been the judge of projects that have gone on to the US and

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What's Your Originality Score?

Danny Wahl's picture Danny Wahl  •   •  Education

We all know anti-plagiarism software. They take a piece of work and then tell the teacher and the student how original it is. It's a crazy business model. What's even crazier is that schools fork out the cash for it. So here's the thing, basically

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Should Students be Content Creators?

Danny Wahl's picture Danny Wahl  •   •  Education

In my experience the rhetoric of "we want our students to be content creators not content consumers" is used ad nauseum by faculty and admins for all kinds of purposes. Maybe it's invoked to shut-down a 1:1 initiative or maybe it's just to complain

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Enable Accessibility Zoom on iOS 8

Danny Wahl's picture Danny Wahl  •   •  Education

When OS X 10.10 was released one of the coolest new features was the ability to use your iOS device as an input 'camera' in QuickTime capture. This feature was a great addition for teachers at Tianjin International School - which had just rolled

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Code Kids Love

Danny Wahl's picture Danny Wahl  •   •  Education

I’ve been involved in technology so long that some times I forget how easy it is to introduce that “wow” factor to someone that’s never been introduced to it, and never had the time to become jaded to it. Unfortunately very often curriculum

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