The Death of Personalized Ringtones… the rise of Do Not Disturb…. (aka Leave me alone, I am creating)

Do you remember setting a special ringtone for special people in your contacts list? Remember the thrill of a mobile phone call? The elation over the ping of a text message? The fun you had with video chats on your phone? And now what is the status of your phone? Mute? Vibrate? Do not disturb? …

Curated just for you?

Photo by Startup Stock Photos on Pexels.com Our daily digital interactions rely heavily on recommender systems. Netflix, Google, Amazon, Spotify, LinkedIn, etc… all watch what we do to some degree to learn about us. The data gathered is used to recommend the best fitting products, services, or persons. In effect, a recommender system simply delivers …

Engaging Students in the Research Process with Plot-driven Video Game Design #EsportsPlaybook @ReadyLearner_1 @DrawYourGame #WanderlustEDU

Leveraging the simple (and free) game design tool: Draw Your Game App, I recently guided middle school students in the design and development of video games powered by class-content research. My hope is that by creating games we can learn to become more thoughtful about how people, places, and ideas are represented and through critical …

Reality Bytes: Innovative Learning Using Augmented and Virtual Realty @ReadyLearner_1 @DBC_Inc #VR #AR #Education #Innovation https://amzn.to/2vdVPK5

Transform teaching and learning with AR and VR in your classroom. We're at the dawn of an incredible transformation in education. Augmented reality and virtual reality--technologies that were once the province of science fiction and fantasy--are faster, better, and more affordable than ever. These tools have the potential to not only inspire students but to …

WanderlustEDU: An Educator’s Guide to Innovation, Change, and Adventure. #WanderlustEDU @ReadyLearner_1 @DBC_Inc #Education #Innovation amzn.to/2q6YJOw

WanderlustEDU: An Educator’s Guide to Innovation, Change, and Adventure In WanderlustEDU, Dr. Micah Shippee explains how we can approach a future that is exciting but uncertain with "innovativeness," or the ability to respond creatively to the unexpected. Using relevant research and practical experience, he explores principles of self-awareness and presents practical strategies to become agents …

What Is STEM Education and Why Is It Important?

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Originally published with Upjourney. "What Is Stem Education and Why Is It Important? (13 Experts)." UpJourney - Live a Happy, Healthy and Successful Life. 18 Nov. 2020. Web. 24 Nov. 2020. <https://upjourney.com/what-is-stem-education-and-why-is-it-important&gt; By Micah Shippee, PhD The acronym STEM has seen popularity in education, software, and even in the toy market. …

TIME⁩ Magazine’s “The Science of Learning” Special Edition…. One Instructional Designer’s Perspective

While reading ⁦TIME⁩ Magazine's “The Science of Learning” Special Edition (1) I found many thoughtful insights into learning. Plenty of the contributing authors in this edition explore both the psychological theories and scientific understandings that DESCRIBE our learning. While the target audience of this edition was broad, I cannot help but review it from my …