Educational Technology

Beyond the Rhethoric –Technology in Action

As soon as I walked into this middle school classroom,I noticed that it was completely different from what I’d seen before. The classroom was quite big and students were working in groups,gathered around round tables or sitting on the floor next to their laptops. The elevated noise level was apparent,but no one seemed to be bothered by...

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Educational Technology

Constructing Your Vision with DoInk

One of my favorite things to do while reading a book is creating a vision of what the scenes and...

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Deep Learning

Meaningful Learning With PersonalBrain

In a typical middle school,a social studies teacher was contemplating how to commemorate black...

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Educational Technology

Making Observations With Google Apps

One of the major stumbling blocks that students face when conducting research is how to construct...

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Educational Technology

The Obsession With Typing

I know that I promised to continue my “Project-based learning Google templates”series,but I could...

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Educational Technology

Planning the Task with Google Apps

Imagine a classroom getting ready to start working on a project. The teacher has just assigned the...

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Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning With Google Sites

Last year,I introduced Google Sites as a presentation and collaboration tool for my students. They...

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Programming

Motivated to Succeed by Learning Robotics

Eddie carefully placed his robot at the starting point of the wooden maze which was located on the...

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Educational Technology

Using Web 2.0 Technology in Elementary School

About a year ago,I started working with Balboa Gifted/High Ability Magnet Elementary School. The...

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Educational Technology

My Journey as an Educational Technology Specialist

In most cases this would be the place where I introduce myself and explain to you why I write this...

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