Research to practice : 3 articles

by | Monday, February 03, 2014

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Matt Koehler and I are co-editors for an ongoing series of articles “From Research to Practice” for Education Matters, an educational magazine published by Educational Technology & Management Academy (ETMA). ETMA is non-profit organization based in New Delhi dedicated to pioneering innovations through research and development. Three of these articles are now available online. I had posted about the first a while ago and as I wrote then, this series has been great fun to write, allow us to work closely with graduate students in writing for a popular audience. I am quite proud of how our students have managed to take complex research and present it in a manner that is simple and accessible, but never simplistic.
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TPACK newsletter #32, March 2017

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Review of TPACK Handbook 2nd Edition

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Rethinking Creativity, Race, Culture & Education

Rethinking Creativity, Race, Culture & Education

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