Category Archives: Educational Technology
Posts about Educational Technology and related topics.
4 Ways to Get Your Students Involved in the Classroom by Kandace Heller was originally posted on GettingSmart.com. In a day and age when the American education system is under fire, teachers need to think outside of the box in order to engage their students in learning. Children can no longer afford to be passive [...]
Future Superintendents Get Lesson in Leadership was originally posted on GettingSmart.com. “Everything is more flexible, if I want to learn something, I Google it,” said a school district administrator, “everyone is more independent and less dependent on traditional structures.” Last week our team had the opportunity to spend the afternoon with a group of talented [...]
MOOCs and Mastery by Dr. Tom King was originally posted on Tom King’s Blog of De-Fog! There was a TV cartoon mouse character from the 60′s who, in pursuit of the cheese, would say, “Savoir-faire is everywhere.” He had the know-how, or the savoir-faire, to steal those delicious cheesy lumps right from underneath the nose [...]
Whether you are adjusting to the Common Core standards or attempting to integrate mobile technology into your classroom, we truly find ourselves in an age of disruption. But as was mentioned in an earlier post, these disruptions aren’t struggles or hurdles, these disruptions are opportunities for innovation, they are moments that can propel us on [...]
This past January, Google publicized in District Administration Magazine that nearly 500 school districts, including more than 2,000 campuses across 41 states have introduced Google Chromebooks into the classroom. I have heard a lot of chatter regarding when Compass Learning will be getting into the mobile device game. Well, the time has arrived! We are [...]
Do you remember your 4th grade teacher? I do. I had two. I still remember the smell of the Math and Science room: Clorox, Container Store, metal. And the smell of the Language Arts room: laundry-scented upholstery, musty book pages, and pink erasers. I remember what I saw, read, and wrote. I remember how I [...]