Happy Halloween! Did you know that there may be ghosts in your tech budget? Today we're going to explore how to scare out these specters so as to make well-informed tech purchases. As you may know from reading this blog, I whole-heartedly advocate for 1:1 classrooms (that is, one device per student) - or even 1:many classrooms (many devices per student), However, when schools begin to make purchases to meet this goal, they are often surprised with new costs down the line... and no remaining budget to address these needs. For example, an iPad 2 can cost you ...
Welcome to the second The Digital Buzz! This is a series featuring inspiring educators and powerful learning tools from around the world. In this post, we are getting to know Brent Catlett and his amazing creation, EduHangout.org. Check out the video below and read my interview with Brent to learn how you can use this simple yet powerful website to get connected with other classrooms and teachers... a perfect companion to keep you going as Connected Educator Month comes to a close! JM: Brent, thanks so much for joining us on Teaching Toward Tomorrow's Digital Buzz. Let's start off ...
This post shares five tried-and-true strategies to amplify your K-12 students' voices and empower their ideas.
Welcome to the first Digital Buzz! This is a series of posts that will feature EdTech gurus, gadgets and other great geekery. This Digital Buzz shares my favorite new EdTech show, EduSlam, and its creators the amazing Tanya Avrith and Holly Clark!
Have you heard? October is Connected Educators Month! Are you ready? Are you participating? Do you know what it is? What's a Connected Educator? OK, let's slow down and start from the beginning.
Here are some quick tips, tricks and ideas for how to get started with technology in your classroom!
This blog is meant to be a space for us to share these ideas, get your thoughts and explore the digital learning world together!