Category Archives: Technology

Robots, iPads, and museums. Oh my!

Originally posted on History Tech:
There’s nothing like a good history museum. Interactive displays. Interesting artifacts. Knowledgeable docents. Done well, a museum visit is not just a good time but can be an incredible learning experience. That’s sort of the…

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Midterm Elections – Get out and vote!

Midterm elections are just around the corner. Many states offer early voting, so if you’ve already made up your mind you can hit the polls early. Use this tool to find where you can vote!

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Online Harassment is Pervasive, can we Tackle it Effectively?

Harassment online has been in the news again with the Gamergate controversy. In education, all of us are familiar with cyberbullying. This new PEW research survey demonstrates that more than 70% of adults have witnessed harassment online and 40% have … Continue reading

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Creating a Culture of Positive Digital Citizenship

My first session of the day is “Creating a Culture of Positive Digital Citizenship” by Matt Scully and Derrick Willard from Providence Day School. I had the privilege of visiting Providence Day last year when I was in North Carolina for a … Continue reading

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Designing the Future of Learning: Personalized Prototypes

The next session I’m attending is “Designing the Future of Learning: Personalized Prototypes” with Payton Hobbs, the Head of the Lower School at Ravenscroft School, and Bryan Setser, from 2Revolutions. This is live blogged, so please excuse typos and poor … Continue reading

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Why we went Google Apps for Education

This weekend I will be traveling to Atlanta to attend the SAIS Annual Conference. I will be presenting on Ransom Everglades’s experiences implementing Google Apps for Education. You can see my slides and conference materials here.  Here is a reblog … Continue reading

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5 Ways Teachers Can Use Their iPads Professionally

This post is reblogged from iPad Apps 4 Schools This is a guest post from Jennifer Carey (@TeacherJenCarey) andEdTechTeacher, an advertiser on this site. iPads are powerful tools for teachers in the classroom. In addition to being robust, mobile creation … Continue reading

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The iPad Conference that isn’t an iPad Conference

I recently got some great news. My school, Ransom Everglades, has approved my funding request to attend the iPad Summit in Boston. I have attended every iPad Summit in the past. It’s a unique conference experience – not because of … Continue reading

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Google + iPad = Learning

This is reblogged from my post on iPadApps4School. iPads can be powerful devices in education – they are mobile, they are personalized, and they are intuitive. At the same time, sharing content between apps or devices can be a challenge. … Continue reading

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When Students Get Creative with Tech Tools, Teachers Focus on Skills

Mindshift recently published an article of mine entitled “When Students Get Creative with Tech Tools, Teacher Focus on Skills.” In the article, I focus on how to infused digital tools into your curriculum. I hope you will read more on … Continue reading

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