What Can Social Media Teach Us About Professional Development?

What Can Social Media Teach Us About Professional Development?
by Lucas Ames ·

As a new school year approaches, school administrators and department chairs have made plans for faculty professional development (PD).  Depending … Continue reading »

Will Google Classroom Evolve?

Will Google Classroom Evolve?
by Lucas Ames ·

I have been using Google Classroom for a few weeks now and have been both excited and disappointed by the … Continue reading »

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Will the Online-Education Craze Leave Many Students Behind?

Will the Online-Education Craze Leave Many Students Behind?
by Lucas Ames ·

Recently, Cornell professor Noliwe Rooks (@nrookie) posted a thoughtful warning in response to recent adulation for massive open online course … Continue reading »

Think Entrepreneurially For Social Media Success

Think Entrepreneurially For Social Media Success
by Lucas Ames ·

I started my blog Entrepreneurial Teaching because I believe people who think and act entrepreneurially make amazing teachers. When it … Continue reading »

Social Media Makes Students Terrible Writers

Social Media Makes Students Terrible Writers
by Lucas Ames ·

Or at least that’s the unsubstantiated claim put forth in a recent US News & World Report article. According to … Continue reading »

A Class Full of Digital Natives Doesn’t Mean They Know Everything…

A Class Full of Digital Natives Doesn’t Mean They Know Everything…
by Lucas Ames ·

I become apprehensive when I hear people tell me about how our students are all “digital natives.”  My hesitation stems … Continue reading »

Where Have All the Tweets Gone?

Where Have All the Tweets Gone?
by Lucas Ames ·

This school year I embarked on a journey to introduce my students to Twitter. For the first three quarters of … Continue reading »