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Category Archives: Technology

LNB 2.0

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Digital LNB

Introduction I am ready to implement yet another way of using a digital lab notebook in my classes. My attempts in the past have all possessed critical flaws that make … Continue reading


RPN Club – The New Woobie!

Woobie What type of relationship do you have with your calculator? Do you use it to do your bidding? Or is it smarter than you? Do you use it for … Continue reading


Data Analysis – The Power of Excel

Assignment Objectives Learn how to use a spreadsheet to record data. Use Google Sheets to collaborate with others on data collection Move spreadsheets between Google Sheets and MS Excel Perform … Continue reading


Texting with Students

At the risk of appearing overly partial to a commercial product, I feel compelled to write about a powerful communication tool that I will use this year: Remind101. The service … Continue reading


Digital Textbooks

Blah, blah, blah (new beginning)…. blah, blah, blah (digital classroom)… blah, blah, blah (classroom of the future)… If you know me then you know that I have been stretching to … Continue reading


The Two Things in Technology

I am getting cranky in my old age, and that must be clear to the many people I encounter in my life. Maybe I have been at this teaching “thing” … Continue reading


Welcome to the Conversation

Welcome to a conversation that has been part of my life for over 30 years. The first computer over which I had the sole use was an IBM PC Jr, … Continue reading


The Future of Now

The rate of change in the possibility of technology is almost unimaginable. Here are some videos for you to consider. Please watch the videos and write a reflection about your … Continue reading

2011-04-14 · 1 Comment

Spell Checking

I have a spelling checker It came with my PC. It plane lee marks four my revue, Miss steaks aye can knot sea. Eye ran this poem threw it, Your … Continue reading


Conceding the Conversation

I have noticed something about my approach to educational technology that isn’t as common as I had thought. My thinking is always centered around this single point: who owns the conversation? First … Continue reading


I Love Data

Attending a baseball game can have everything from lip-biting excitement to numbing boredom. There are many who have no use for its pace or its controversies. And baseball seems to … Continue reading

2011-04-10 · 1 Comment

File Sharing – The Next Step

I am using a new method of sharing files with my classes, one that changes how digital work can be exchanged between teachers and students. While there are a number … Continue reading

2011-04-10 · Leave a comment


Free at last! I have eliminated textbooks for the coming school year: it’s as if I lost 50 pounds on a crash diet. My dumping textbooks was prompted by several … Continue reading