by Mike Ribble
For countless years in education, the process of teaching has been largely one-directional. The idea was to have students sit and absorb as much information from the instructor as possible. Then after collecting the information share it back for the test.
Passion. It’s my biggest motivator and the best descriptor of my personality. In these upcoming posts I hope to share that passion with a community of like-minded individuals. Whether it’s flying around the country or sitting behind a computer I’m looking to make a difference each and every day.
With our experience around the globe, working with educators who use our products, we get to hear stories daily that illustrate how teaching and learning in foreign countries can be very like, and quite unlike education in the U.S. Read how people in other countries are strengthening the teacher-student connection by leveraging classroom technology.
I’ve never considered myself a blogger, but given the opportunity to interact with educators from around the world is an opportunity I can’t pass up. I’m looking forward to sharing some relevant experiences but more important to me is hearing from you. Your insights and opinions are important, especially as they impact the next generation.
Watching some football yesterday (go Packers!), I became frustrated with my cable company. Every few minutes the picture would go pixel on me. That’s not big deal as I could still make out what was happening. What annoyed me most was losing the audio. It was just a second or two, but losing even a few seconds of the sportscaster effected my understanding of what was going on.
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