George Lucas Educational Foundation
Beth Holland

Beth Holland

Johns Hopkins University Doctoral Candidate & EdTechTeacher Instructor

Beth Holland brings over 18 years of experience in mobile learning, K-12 educational leadership, and differentiated instruction to help teachers create innovative learning environments. She blogs regularly for EdTech Researcher at Education Week as well as Edutopia and presents nationally and internationally at conferences. She holds a Master's degree from Harvard University as well as a Bachelor's degree from Northwestern University. In addition to being a doctoral candidate in the Entrepreneurial Leadership in Education program at Johns Hopkins University, she leads professional development workshops for EdTechTeacher.

Posts

  • Critical Thinking
    Portfolios allow students to regularly reflect on their learning process—deepening their connection to content.
  • Critical Thinking
    Portfolios allow students to regularly reflect on their learning process—deepening their connection to content.
  • Inquiry-Based Learning
    Tips for ensuring that your students’ research fosters genuine inquiry.
  • Technology Integration
    Despite arguments to the contrary, computers can be effective for note taking—if we adequately support students in using them.
  • Blended Learning
    Blended learning has the potential to transform the way teachers teach and students learn—if we take advantage of all that it offers
  • Digital Citizenship
    Instead of obsessing over the quantity of screen time, we should focus on improving the quality of it.
  • Classroom Technology
    Which app is best for coursework depends on the tasks students will perform and the skills you want them to develop.
  • Technology Integration
    Going beyond the 4Ss of digital note taking (support, save, search, and share), students should work toward curating, synthesizing, and reflecting on their learning.
  • Design Thinking
    Design thinking and PBL can bridge what we know and how we innovate. Try combining these two practices as an instructional framework for teaching 21st-century skills.
  • Education Trends
    Let's engage students in cognitive apprenticeships, help them practice the tenets of good citizenship, and encourage them to construct their own understanding of the world.