Category: EdTech

The worlds biggest problem–education 0

The worlds biggest problem–education

In this talk by Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the MIT Media Lab, the idea of learning by ones self is explored.  From the Solving for X site, this background on the talk is provided:...

Collaborative learning with Nearpod 0

Collaborative learning with Nearpod

I came across an interesting IOS application called Nearpod. This platform is a bit unique, in that I’ve not seen anything that aggregates presentation, feedback, collaboration and assessment tools into one application. Here are...

LMS Workflow–Does this exist? 1

LMS Workflow–Does this exist?

I’ve used and taught with quite a few Learning Management Systems (LMS) over the years – WebCT, Blackboard, Moodle, Sakai, Angel, Canvas – and wonder why I’ve not yet seen a workflow model that...

Things To Bring 0

Things To Bring

The three weeks before school starts has me as busy as a one-legged man at a butt kicking contest.  It’s been one of my favorite times of the year – presentation season.  I’ve had...

Technology in the classroom – thoughts on the 2011 CDW-G Classroom Report 3

Technology in the classroom – thoughts on the 2011 CDW-G Classroom Report

When I first started in my job as an Education Technology Consultant, I thought I’d be out of a job after a couple of years because of what I thought I saw with regard...

eSchoolNews – Interview with someone you know 0

eSchoolNews – Interview with someone you know

At the ISTE 2011 Conference in Philadelphia, I sat down with eSchoolnews TV and did an interview about how important I feel it is for teacher to both have a place for their stuff...

ISTE 2011 – Philadelphia 0

ISTE 2011 – Philadelphia

All I can say so far is – DANG! ISTE 2011 in Philadelphia is just packed with great energy, ideas and educators from all over the world. I’ve attended a couple of sessions on...

Just where are we going in education? 0

Just where are we going in education?

photo © 2006 Paul Wicks | more info (via: Wylio) I’m glad that Wil Richardson’s post, “The UnCommon Core“, appeared on my radar this morning.   My primary background as an educator is in Career...

New job title – Technology Therapist 0

New job title – Technology Therapist

I think I came up with a new job title on the drive in: Technology Therapist. In thinking about what I do, it’s an apt description. I spend a lot of time helping teachers...

CloudMagic is… magic for finding stuff in your cloud-based accounts 0

CloudMagic is… magic for finding stuff in your cloud-based accounts

This is from the “I wish I knew about this yesterday” file.  I stumbled upon the CloudMagic plug-in for Chrome and it’s almost a shame that it’s not already built into or implemented into...