Posts by Adam Renfro

Personalized Learning

Hacking Your Learning Path

To help students hack their learning paths, we will need to help them build a learning infrastructure and teach them how to manage their own learning.

EdTech

Chem Cash: The Classroom Marketplace

Student projects are typically made up of digital “artifacts” such as images, video clips, audio clips, regular text-type paragraphs, PowerPoint slides, and so on. Why not break out those individual artifacts and share them with other students who are working on the same project to make the work a collaborative effort?

Personalized Learning

Going Hollywood in the Classroom

In the Hollywood Model, someone has a vision for a project, a team is hired, work continues until the project is complete, and then everyone moves on to other projects. Technology is often the new workplace in the Hollywood Model. Managers function like movie directors with their talent being digital stars. The big question is, can we emulate this in the classroom?

EdTech

LinkedIn at 14

Ultimately, a portfolio system should showcase a person's work and that showcasing should in turn help that person advance and achieve his or her goals. If that's the case, why not LinkedIn for students?

Personalized Learning

How to Learn ANYTHING in a Year

Using this process, we can turn that worn-out derogatory teacher put-down on its head. Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach. Those who do AND teach, Jedi.