When a Teacher’s Writing Goes Viral

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/when_writing_goes_viral.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOne the most challenging aspects of being an educator is getting those outside of the profession to take you seriously.  Unless, of course, you are Lori Rice. Not only did her opinion catch the… Continue Reading


Batman, Commissioner Gordon, and Harvey Dent’s Thoughts on ‘Smarter’ Assessments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/Superheroes_speak_about_assessments_part_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download  In the year 1989, I was just a kid, and Batman was practically a god.   This was largely due to the fact that the movie directed by Tim Burton—starring Michael Keaton as the… Continue Reading


The Use of Game Dynamics to Enhance Curriculum and Instruction: What Teachers Can Learn from the Design of Video Games

Sorry, folks.  This piece is a bit more academic, quite a bit longer, but still useful.  You see, video games have received an increased amount of recent attention from educational institutions due to their widespread use and their ability to… Continue Reading