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Author Archives: Sylvia Martinez
Google is a company that likes to release products in “beta” – meaning, “we’re just dating” not getting married to the app. They support lots of products for a while and then when they feel they’ve had their day, shut … Continue reading
“The results being released today show that we are indeed in a new world. And we as adults need to learn from kids in this instance. We need to learn from students about how they learn, where they learn, and … Continue reading
We are looking forward to another fantastic ISTE – the grandmother of all education technology conferences. This year ISTE will be in San Antonio, Texas June 23-26th, 2013. Generation YES will be there in force (meaning kids!) GenYES students from … Continue reading
So some of you may have noticed that I’ve been pretty quiet here lately. All my writing energy has been going to a good cause though! I’m happy to announce a new book: Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering … Continue reading
Generation YES has partnered with Oba - a global platform for online learning to create Oba Ambassadors, a curriculum to teach students how to support online and blended learning initiatives in their own school. Find out more about Oba Ambassadors, or … Continue reading
Edutopia: Can PBL Help Pave the Way to College Success? In this article by Suzie Boss, Edutopia explores research underway that asks if student leadership, technology, and project-based learning can better prepare students to stay in college. In high-poverty neighborhoods … Continue reading
It’s educational technology conference time of year! There are so many educational conferences that you could literally attend 24/7. Hopefully some of you are taking students along with you to share their work. There’s nothing more exciting than seeing students … Continue reading
Adobe press release: The Adobe Foundation invites you to participate in the second Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards, a global online youth media competition showcasing creative and socially-conscious media from youth ages 13–19. This media festival seeks to recognize outstanding … Continue reading
I keynoted the TiE 2013 conference in Western Massachusetts last week and presented on the topic of Powering Authentic Learning. I’ll post the slides in a bit, but it’s difficult to capture the whole presentation from just the slides. What I tried … Continue reading