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Randolph New Jersey Teacher Shares LATI Classroom Success Story

Bobbi Sobel, an elementary classroom teacher at Randolph Township Schools in New Jersey, recently shared her experience of creating a Learner-Active, Technology-Infused Classroom in an article on the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) website. In the article, titled “Learner Active Technology Infused approach enhances student choice”, Sobel describes how students are “presented with meaningful higher order activities […]

Dr. Nancy Sulla Discusses Innovation with Larry Ferlazzo in Education Week

On March 28, 2017 Larry Ferlazzo asked “How can we close the gap between new ideas & implementation?” Dr. Nancy Sulla responded and spoke to the “disconnect between those who conceive of ideas and those who are expected to implement them”. See the full article on the Education Week website. Dr. Nancy Sulla is the Founder […]

#LATICinsights: Form Follows Function

The term “form follows function” derives from an article by American architect Louis Sullivan entitled The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered. To summarize the meaning: Whether it be the sweeping eagle in his flight, or the open apple-blossom, the toiling work-horse, the blithe swan, the branching oak, the winding stream at its base, the drifting clouds, […]

#LATICinsights – Avoiding the No-Man’s Land of Innovation

Innovation requires a shift in mindset and action, sometimes taking you outside of your comfort zone. As you design a Learner-Active, Technology-Infused Classroom, you will no doubt find times that you are outside of your comfort zone. Your tendency might be to drop a structure that doesn’t seem to work for you or your students. Don’t […]

Greetings from ASCD 2016

At ASCD 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia, people are talking about: We’re enjoying the many great conversations with old friends and new.       Pedro Noguera: “How do we teach teachers to make their classrooms come to life?” “Good teaching takes art and skill.” “Equity is the issue of our times.” Carol Dweck: “Growth mindset […]