Category: EdTech

Out of Time to be showcased on TV talk show "Think About It"

Out of Time to be showcased on TV talk show "Think About It"

Had a blast doing a half-hour interview with Sylvia Henderson, host of “Talk About It’, a biweekly community affairs program on MMCTV, here in Montgomery County, Maryland. We talked about the STEM to STEAM to MASTERY link that is becoming fundamental to student learning in K-12 education. MASTERY, here, includes learning across multiple disciplines, but … Continued

Is Reading the Goal, or a Means to an End?

Is Reading the Goal, or a Means to an End?

As the creator of Out of Time, I work across media. My novel is in its second draft now, drawn from the original screenplay. I started tweeting the story–line-by-line as is the most conventional practice in #TwitterFiction–until our heroine, Charley, took over the narrative. Her solution to tweet storytelling was to ask questions of the … Continued

The Story, the Competition, and Bringing It All to Life

The Story, the Competition, and Bringing It All to Life

This is cross-posted from the EdTechWomen Blog — http://edtechwomen.com/blog/2014/6/12/outoftime Out of Time – The Story, The Competition, And Bringing It All To Life June 13, 2014 by Margaret Roth       By Margaret Roth There are many roads that can be taken on the the journey to inspiration and creation. For Robin Stevens Payes, … Continued

Time Travel: Not for the Faint of Heart

Time Travel: Not for the Faint of Heart

Florence. Just like I pictured it. It’s a timeless scene. Or so we imagine. What if you were traveling there from Washington, D.C. in 2014 — but your vacation destination was 1492? Anyone serious about travel knows there’s preparation involved. Google Maps, Trip Advisor recommendations, knowing where there are ATMs compatible with your bank’s….maybe even … Continued

SXSWEdu 2014: Learning for Smarties

SXSWEdu 2014: Learning for Smarties

Just back from Austin, where I gave a flash talk on Transmedia Storytelling and Learning through Narrative Engagement Out of Time.  I was humbled to participate on a panel with 12 amazing women who are literally cracking the code of educational technology, and laying the ground work for coming generations of STEM-smart women to lead … Continued

At SXSWEdu: INTERACTIVE ENGAGEMENT with EdTech Women

At SXSWEdu: INTERACTIVE ENGAGEMENT with EdTech Women

http://edtechwomen.com/blog/2014/2/23/announcing-the-edtechwomen-sxswedu-lightning-talk-series-at-the-helm-womens-impact-in-edtech ANNOUNCING THE EDTECHWOMEN SXSWEDU LIGHTNING TALK SERIES – AT THE HELM :: WOMEN’S IMPACT IN EDTECH February 23, 2014 by Margaret Roth The experiences of women working in EdTech are stories of community, inclusivity, visibility and impact. They are stories that are transforming the industry as we know it. This year at SXSWedu, EdTechWomen has … Continued