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First Semester Recap

I was naively optimistic about starting the new school, given how well I convinced myself the previous one had ended. In my head, the warm glow from May and June … Continue reading

2022-12-28 · Leave a comment

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


Social Networking and Privacy

Consider the use of social networking sites (such as Facebook) for use in educational settings. What are your thoughts on its potential effectiveness? What are the possible strengths and drawbacks … Continue reading

2011-04-14 · 1 Comment

NETS – Teachers – ISTE

The ISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS•T) and Performance Indicators for Teachers Effective teachers model and apply the National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS•S) as they design, implement, and … Continue reading

2011-04-14 · 6 Comments

NETS – Students – ISTE

Digital-Age Learning As foundational technology skills penetrate throughout our society, students will be expected to apply the basics in authentic, integrated ways to solve problems, complete projects, and creatively extend … Continue reading

2011-04-14 · 1 Comment

Mapping the Universe

Reflection How do you see the Internet? How does your online world look?


Essential Conditions

Necessary Conditions to Effectively Leverage Technology for Learning Shared Vision – Proactive leadership in developing a shared vision for educational technology among all education stakeholders including teachers and support staff, school and district … Continue reading

2011-04-14 · 1 Comment

Digital Divide

As teachers, we must be aware of the topics that surround our implementation of technology in the classroom. None of these is more important than the topic of the “Digital … 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