Field Trip Experiment – Kids Using Google Goggles at the Museum

Recently, my AP Art History kids and I took a field trip to the Dallas Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center. I decided that it would be a great opportunity for the students to play with Google Goggles – we could see how it works in practice and I could bug my students for […]

Google Goggles – “Facial Recognition” for Your Smart Phone

First, I’d like to credit Mind Shift for their informative “Educational Apps of the Month” posting this month. There are some real gems there and one that I want to highlight: Google Goggles. Google and the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu California (one of my favorite museums of all time and listed in my article “Best […]

AP Art History Students Enjoy their Thanks from Google

A couple months ago, I took my AP Art History students on a field trip to the Dallas Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center. I decided to employ a bit of an experiment with them using Google Goggles – just to play around with the program and explore its potential for application in the […]

Teaching With SmartPhones

This has been reblogged from my post at PLP Voices of the Learning Revolution. Teaching with SmartPhones Posted by Jennifer Carey on Nov 21, 2012 in The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices, Web Tools That Deepen Learning | 0 comments If you ask educators about cellphones in their classrooms, they will all have a passionate response and a story (good or […]

TVS Tech Kids – Final Day

Today was our last day of class. It was an intense experience, but very rewarding. Some of the tools went over better than others. Today, we proceeded with the lesson plan for Google that I devised. The previous day, the students asked me if they could spend more time playing with the various Google Applications, […]

Summer Course Day One – TVS Tech Kids

Tomorrow begins day one of my SSTVS course “Using New Technologies in Education.” Essentially, it’s a course on how to get use your Smart Phone and Computer for more than just Facebook. I’m really excited about the class but am concerned about developing my focus. I plan on presenting it in a work-shop-like format, low […]