Category Archives: Educational Technology

NMC 2016: The Evolution of a Digital Citizen

CLICK HERE to access our Presentation Slides (which include clips of student work) from the NMC 2016 Conference in Rochester, NY on June 16.

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I Stream, U Stream, We All Stream!

My First Periscope Broadcast…Newbie Insights for Teachers New to Periscope The past year has been explosive for the live streaming movement. UStream, Meerkat, Periscope–and now even Facebook and YouTube–are examples of live streaming platforms that allow ordinary people to broadcast live to the world. Of course, a … Continue reading

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The Critical Five Minutes of Class

“You’ll never get a second chance to make a first impression.” This often quoted truth is so common, in fact, that its origin is unclear. Some attribute it to Oscar Wilde, others to William Safire. Regardless, it’s certainly not a hotly … Continue reading

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Authentic Learning can be Messy

One of the parts of my job as Technology Integrator (or “Tech Coach” as I like to call it) that I love most is that I have the privilege of working with a team of such high quality professionals at … Continue reading

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Technology Does Not Equal Engagement

I imagine that most people who would read a blog like this are educators who agree that one of the benefits of technology in education is that it increases student engagement. I wouldn’t be a technology integrator if I didn’t believe … Continue reading

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Why Blog?

Do any of us really need another thing added to our plate? Balancing all of our life activities is a challenge for most of us. Actually, I did start a blog 2 years ago. My school purchased the explorer edition of Google … Continue reading

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