Category Archives: Education

Google Drive & the Paperless Research Essay!

Even though I am “techy,” I always espouse that it’s never technology all the time. In fact, my classroom is always a hybrid environment. As such, my students write traditional, robust research essays every year. This assignment requires that they engage in … Continue reading

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Why App Smash?

Originally posted on  IPAD 4 SCHOOLS:
Inspired by the last #1to1iPadChat , I thought it was time to post on the world craze that is App Smashing. The term App Smash was coined by the great Greg Kulowiec (@gregkulowiec) from EdTech…

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Protecting Student Data & Privacy Online – TrustE, COPPA Compliant

Securing student data and privacy is an important topic in the economy of educational technology. While the Federal Government has declared several guidelines via COPPA and FERPA, it is very tricky to know whether or not a company or organization … Continue reading

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Digital Zombie Series: “Notifistraction” Disease

Originally posted on Hooked On Innovation:
Original Image here: http://goo.gl/XNgMhR%5B/caption%5D Since the beginning of time, man has always had an innate sense of alertness.  In our primitive self, that alertness was used to make us aware of dangers around us.…

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Why & How to Green Screen in Class

If you haven’t check out iPad4Schools, then it’s time! Here are some great suggestions/outlines for bringing creativity in your classroom, but not letting it dominate it! Finding interesting ways to evaluate, reflect and report on workand projects can be tricky. Many students … Continue reading

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Free Webcasts for Plagiarism Education Week (April 21-25)

Plagiarism Education Week is April 21-25. Turnitin.com is hosting a series of free webcasts to highlight methods to combat plagiarism from pre-emptive education, structuring assignments, and addressing the issue after the fact. Topics include: Understanding Plagiarism with the Help of … Continue reading

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Pew Research – Millennials and Libraries

PEW Research presents interesting data on Millennials and Libraries. Millennials and Libraries from Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

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Infographic: How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education

We can all agree that, for better or worse, the internet is having a profound impact on education. I believe that the growing pains we are currently experiencing with new technologies will ultimately change how we teach, assess, and access … Continue reading

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How to Infuse Digital Literacy Throughout Your Curriculum

This is reblogged from my post on PLPVoices. So how are we doing on the push to teach “digital literacy” across the K12 school spectrum? From my perspective as a school-based technology director and history teacher, I’d say not as well … Continue reading

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Flipping your Professional Development

This past weekend, I had the privilege of being an invited guest of Dr. Will Deyamport on his weekly podcasts, “The Dr. Will Show.” The subject of the conversation was flipping your professional development. I recently wrote an article, “Flip your PD … Continue reading

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