I feel technology should always support teaching and learning in a meaningful way. And I know you do, too. As educators, we try new ideas, hardware, and software as they become available. But how do you decide on your real passion in the area of educational technology? I challenge you to step back from your
According to Steve Dembo: Sure they’re bright and shiny, but are they really learning devices? We’ll take a close look at how exactly these technologies are being leveraged in the classroom and what the best Apps are for educational purposes. We’ll also explore some creative ways that you can fund your own i-initiative! Siemens STEM
As parents, politicians, and pundits weigh in on what is best for our education system, it is important to think about the future. That just so happens to be the focus of this short article from this weekend’s NY Times. You can read and hear the viewpoints from some key people in the field of education.
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TECHNOLOGY TO THE RESCUE! By David Andrade http://educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.com/ I’ve been selected to serve on a jury here in Connecticut. The case is only supposed to run for about 5 days, so I won’t be out of the classroom that long. However, I don’t like missing school for any reason. So, I’m very thankful for the
All sessions will be archived! Steve Dembo introduced our East Coast Keynote Speaker, Gail Lovely, as someone from whom he borrows ideas and learning all the time because she is an expert in early education. Having said that, Steve gave the microphone and controls to Gail, who began with an interesting question. Can you be
Will our students be ready for a global workplace? Transforming Student Learning with CBL Last year, Salisbury Township School District implemented Professional Learning Communities K-12 as a way for teachers to model the District’s Mission Statement: Inspire, Think, Learn, Grow ~ Together. And together we have learned and taught, researched and studied, traveled in
Remember, you can change your background If you have never dug deeper than the more feature on Google, you are in for a pleasant surprise with the even more category at the end or the drop down menu. Clicking it takes you to a different world of applications, and that’s where the real fun begins.
Jen Brinson: Google Apps ~ More & Even More Did you know that last month the United States government conducted 4200 Google searches? Do you wonder what they did before Google? On that note, Jennifer Brinson, STAR DEN Leadership Council Events Member and Salisbury High School‘s Instructional Coach, spent the day teaching my 10th and
Here’s another installment of Thinks I Think You Should Read.I’ve been finding myself marking a lot of tweets as favorites lately. I often sift through TweetDeck and mark a lot of things as favorites because I don’t have the time to immediately check them out. I guess I sort of use it as a bookmark systen.