Educational Technology

How to Obtain Administrative Buy-In for School Technology

Most adults spend much of their workday at the computer. Whether it’s teleconferencing with people in another country, emailing a dozen clients, researching legal regulations that might affect a new project, or exploring branding options, much of our lives center around technology. Yet many parents and educators are reluctant to invest...

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Educational Technology Project-Based Learning

Top 7 Web Tools for Project-Based Learning

Students are tired of boring classrooms. Teachers are sick of disengaged students. It doesn’t have...

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Educational Technology

Did the OECD Turn Against Technology?

The headlines about the latest OECD report were loud and clear:“Computers do not improve pupil...

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Educational Technology

Do We Really Need Testing to Learn?

I don’t like tests. I have never been very good at it. I get extremely anxious in tests,making me...

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Educational Technology

Keep the Discussion Going

It has been a long time since my last blog entry,but I was busy founding a new educational startup...

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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...

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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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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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