Education Technology

8 Podcast Episodes You Should Check Out

8 Podcast Episodes You Should Check Out

Later this week I will be attending the Fall CUE conference here in Northern California. I believe it is my 7th or 8th of this in a row… you see I’m a bit of a tech conference junkie! I am leading a few sessions this year. One titled “#CreateWithChromebooks” and...Read more ›
A Bad Case of the “Jons”

A Bad Case of the “Jons”

“It’s your grade!” I barked at Sammy in a voice just shy of a yell. If I had said it any louder, I wouldn’t be able to justify to myself that I wasn’t shouting, though all of my students would have agreed that I was. If learning were a commodity and relationships a...Read more ›

A 1:1 Journey — In The Beginning

In the beginning there were 33 Chromebooks. And it was good. I started this school year unsure about the state of the technology in room 17. Over the years I’ve used Donors Choose and grants to slowly grow my classroom technology from almost nothing to a decent...Read more ›

Printing the Future- 3D Printers in Education

I am a classroom teacher in a rural New Zealand school. We have 200 students and are a 1:1 iPad School with students from 5 to 12 years old. In 2013 I attended a conference session on 3D Printing and was handed a 3D printed elephant. I thought it was a bit of a...Read more ›