August 15, 2016
Cris Postcard

I Am Sorry That the System Didn’t Work

by Cris Charbonneau

At a recent retreat, KnowledgeWorks staff were asked to consider how personalized learning, realized through competency-based education, could have changed their own school experiences or how it might change schooling for the children in their lives. We were tasked to… Read More

September 28, 2015
Snapchat: Is it getting in the way of learning or a tool that can enhance learning?

Oh Snap.

by Cris Charbonneau

Another school system banned Snapchat, a popular photo-sharing app, from the school’s Wi-Fi networks. That decision lit-up twitter as students complained, whined and begged for the decision to be reversed. They even started an online petition. Not quite sure what… Read More