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Using Technology How?

This is a version of a Type I & Type II Technologies presentation from 2011, presented at a local educational technology conference. So much has changed since then, but the purposes of technology in the classroom are increasingly important and worthy of… Continue Reading →

Different but not Better

Educators are the nicest people you will ever meet. That makes it extra tough, but at some point “trying #edtech” is not enough. By only trying educational technology educators are not investing enough in the power of the technology and are only… Continue Reading →

Narrowing your Sphere of Influence

Social media in a political season is … interesting. It seems to reveal that some in our sphere of influence do not think deeply about what is shared and/or may not care if it offends. Which leads to an awkward situation. Those you follow… Continue Reading →

Determined to Consume

It was a typical classroom event. The students had gathered to culminate a Reader’s Workshop and invited parents. My son attends a traditional school for the most part. It is not a technologically savvy school. So I did notice when… Continue Reading →

When your worst year in education ends…

I want all teachers to have long enough careers to see the fruits of their labor. I feel so sad when someone moves out of education before s/he gets to experience a student coming back to visit them with the proof that… Continue Reading →

If I didn’t record it, does it still count?

As I stepped onto the college campus for a walk, I realized I left my fitness band on the charger. Do you know this feeling? Why am I doing this if it doesn’t even count? We didn’t used to think such things…. Continue Reading →

Over Invested

I am trapped I wanted to be part of the group for lunch, but now I am 20 minutes in to a 60 minute presentation. My investment exceeded my pay off as soon as I was done with my sandwich. My… Continue Reading →

Spring Break

There are really only three possible ways to spend pre-Spring Break: Acquiescence to Lethargy Actually plan instruction for the days leading up to the holiday which are purposefully not instructive so that you do not have to teach the same… Continue Reading →

Educational Accounting

No one would have worried about me coming around to the notions of Accounting when I took my first class in balancing a spreadsheet in my Junior year of High School. However, I am struck by the similar place I… Continue Reading →

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