Category Archives: Pedagogy

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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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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Kids must code on iPads

Originally posted on  IPAD 4 SCHOOLS:
An important 21st Century skill This post is about a topic and app close to my heart. Computer programming is the engine of modern life and dream maker for tens of thousands. More and more…

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Common Sense Media on the iTunes Store

I love Common Sense Media. They are an excellent resource for parents and teachers for topics such as Digital Citizenship, Online Safety, Online Ethics, Digital Literacy, and more. Best yet, the tools they provide are entirely free! Check out their free … Continue reading

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Flip Your PD for Extra Flexibility & Support

This post is reblogged from the original at PLP Voices. One of the most popular topics in education today is the Flipped Classroom, a model in which teachers send their students home with a lesson (usually in the form of a … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Classroom Management with Mobile Devices

This is reblogged from the original post at Edudemic and is the premise of presentation I will be leading in November at Miami Device. When adopting technology in the classroom, one of the key concerns for teachers and administrators is classroom … Continue reading

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Common Sense Media Free iBooks on Digital Literacy & Citizenship

If you are interested in rolling out a Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship Curriculum in your school, check out these free iBooks from Common Sense Media. There are teachers manuals as well as student workbooks – all of which are … Continue reading

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MIT Open Courseware: STEM Concept Videos

The MIT Open Courseware project has released a new class on iTunes U: STEM Concept Videos. “The Concept Vignettes are a series of videos produced by the Teaching and Learning Lab (TLL) at MIT, for the Singapore University of Technology and … Continue reading

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Library of Congress Online Exhibit – African American History Month

If your’e looking for resources for Black History Month, the Library of Congress has published an extensive online repository “African American History Month.” It focuses on the history of African Americans in popular culture, sports, politics, Civil Rights, art, and … Continue reading

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The Use of Social Media in School Infographic

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