Tag: #6102

Thoughtfulness: A Key Ingredient in Technology Integration

My district’s technology levy passed two years ago.  If I were to tell you our story, it would start with technology professional development becoming a commitment for the district and a strong infrastructure foundation being established.  This professional development work started with language being negotiated into the teacher contract and a dedicated technology integration TOSA…


Add SAMR to your Tech Tool Checklist

As a teacher tech coach, learning and investigating new tools is second nature.  For the past eight years I’ve evaluated them.  They are a dime a dozen, here today and gone tomorrow.  Ranging from free to “for cost,” beta startup to established, collaborative to personalized and differentiated, even common core aligned, they are out there…


Information Opportunity or Information Overload

As I approach the midway point of the course I’m taking, Teaching, Learning, and Assessment, the concept that is sticking with me the most is the idea of where knowledge comes from in the classroom of 2016. As Bates (n.d) points out in his text, we have moved far from an isolated objectivist and behaviorist…


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