Author Archives: david
What are the best learning opportunities for a boy interested in creating his own animations and computer games? I’m seeking book recommendations, other resources for my 12-year-old son, who has been asking me questions about how computer games are made. … Continue reading
I recently got a chance to write about our virtual school experience as part of my day job at InformationWeek, which now focuses on technological innovation in education. David Carr The Education Lab Inside My House February 12, 2013 09:15 … Continue reading
Some good perspective here on the need for intelligent blending of the virtual and the physical classrooms. I like Seth Godin’s perspective on altering the way schools work, rather than medicating children to fit into the way schools work.
Inspiring example of the virtues of self-paced learning, from a talk at Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. We’re not following this curriculum — we’re using K12.com, through Broward Virtual School, part of our county’s school system — but the … Continue reading
Stephen and Theresa both finished the semester with straight A’s. Theresa actually finished all of fourth grade math and is steaming ahead into next year’s studies. Stephen is not far behind – despite the fact that he was really lagging … Continue reading
I’ve been meaning to post a note to say how proud I am of Beth Anne for taking this on, and how proud I am of Stephen and Theresa for the progress they’ve been making. This home school / virtual … Continue reading