How Much Influence Do We Really Have?

In a post called “When it Comes to Edtech, How Much Influence Do Teachers Have” Nadia Tamez-Robledo, looks at how edtech companies are ensuring their products work for teachers? These […]

New Year, New Apps to Try

It’s that time of year again! The start of a new school year. As teachers, we get a new set of students to learn and teach. Since we get a […]

It’s All About Context

I am lucky enough to work in a place that is not lacking in resources. Students have 1:1 iPads and teachers have Macbooks and iPads, not to mention classrooms required […]

Failure *IS* the Option

One of the biggest problems I have in my classroom are students who are scared of failure. This sounds counterintuitive, I am sure. Students are supposed to not want to […]

Changes are Coming…

In the article “Employers Are Changing How They View Training. Here are Education Trends They See Coming” by Jeffrey R. Young, Young points out that “Many of the largest employers […]

Have You Tried These Edtech Tools?

As educators, we have had to deal with unprecedented change. It is hard to keep your head above water, let alone have the mental space to try new tech. As […]

Groupwork ≠ Collaboration

As educators we all make mistakes. However, one of the biggest mistakes I have made in my teaching career is assuming that just because I put my kids in groups […]

Good News: You don’t have to be an expert

Recently, I was having a conversation with one of my teachers. She came to me for help moving her project up the SAMR Model from augmentation to at least modification. […]