Planning for a new school year is one of my favorite things to do. It’s a time to try new things, but sometimes it’s hard to decide what to try. Both Project Based Learning and STEAM Education are popular right now because of their ability to teach students not only the content, but also help […]

Future Ready: STEM Talent that is Up Next!

This year Miami EdTech kicked off the summer by hiring 28 Junior Learning Engineers and Junior Web Developers through the Summer Youth Internship Program (SYIP) to support our programming and provide high quality feedback on our various initiatives. Throughout the 5-week internship, our interns developed and tested incoming initiatives, conducted quality assurance tests, connected and […]

Making the Most Out of Summer

When I was a kid, my only experience with summer camp was a week-long sleep away camp my mom somehow let me attend when I was about 10 and 11. I learned things I still use today, for example, how to paddle a canoe (or kayak), how to swim while dragging something with one hand, […]

Anyone Remember ALIE?

AI has been in the news A LOT lately. However, the focus of the articles has shifted in recent days, going from look at this cool new application to umm maybe we should slow down a bit. On May 1st, the New York Times published an article, ‘The Godfather of A.I.’ Leaves Google and Warns […]

Need a Classroom Assistant?

As far as Artificial Intelligence goes, we have heard a lot about ChatGPT lately and its impact on education. However, other strides are being made to utilize the power of AI in the classroom. One such application is using AI as a virtual assistant.   One of the biggest concerns on administrators’ minds for 2023 […]

Keeping Up with AI

Just about every day a teacher comes up to me with something new they have found relating to AI. For example, last week a teacher told me about Caktus AI that is specifically geared toward students. On the dashboard you see prompts like “Essay Writer” and “Text Summarizer.” It is also the site that gymnast, […]

New Year, New You, New Tools

I normally never recommend things that teachers have to pay for, however, to start off the 2023 year, I am super excited about Jennifer Gonzalez’s Guide to Tech 2023. You may know her from Cult of Pedagogy, one of my all time favorite teacher resources.   The world of ed tech can be exciting. As […]

Principal Today 2022

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) held its 29th annual Principal TODAY on December 15th, 2022 and it was an honor to participate. This year I had the privilege of serving at Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College alongside Mr. Yaset Fernandez and his wonderful team. The day started with a tour of the facility […]

Support the Movement this Give Miami Day 2022

We’re excited to announce our participation in this year’s Give Miami Day, a 24-hour giving campaign benefitting Greater Miami’s nonprofits and one of the nation’s largest 24-hour giving events. Since 2018, we’ve worked to support the Miami-Dade community with Technology and Computer Science Professional Development along with initiatives aimed at closing the digital divide. Our […]

EdTech Pitch Night with Base Miami and Mana Tech

EdTech Immersion Week 2022 powered by Miami EdTech will culminate with a Pitch Night featuring 8 edtech companies from Chile looking to show how they’re impacting the global edtech marketplace. Chile ranks third among countries with the highest growth of the edtech ecosystem in the region. Join us for a night of networking, community, and […]