The topics on school technology include posts about Blended Learning, Internet Safety, One-to-One in the classroom, and technology best practices.

 

 

Funding Technology through Grants

Everybody has big plans for technology in their district, but the trouble comes in trying to fund their initiatives. Some districts are fortunate with their tax base or a local school support organization to help fund these programs.  However, other districts live on the edge every year of having to drop valuable programs.  Regardless of […]

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4 Ways to Make Sure Your Training Is a True Gift – Not a White Elephant.

Like most of you, I have attended business and organization Christmas parties that included a white elephant gift exchange.  For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure, a white elephant gift exchange is where everyone brings a gift for someone else – often it isn’t even for a specific person.  Frequently gifts distributed by […]

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Internet Safety

The thrust of Internet Safety has changed over the last several years. This is a presentation I prepared for schools and local church and community groups about ten years ago. At that time there really were no mobile devices and so the concern was more in the area of computers and laptops. Parents and administration […]

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Need technology training for the upcoming school year?

We are presenting two workshops on educational technology next week at the BSU TECenter.   Flipped Classrooms With the increased technology available both in classrooms and at home many schools have started “flipping” the usual instructional format of instruction in class and practice at home to a format where instruction happens at home via the Internet […]

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Innovative Teaching and Learning Lessons from High Tech High

Of the several points raised by Larry Rosenstock in the video Innovative Teaching and Learning from High Tech High are four technology methodologies that should be applied to academic classes.  Those four methodologies are: Group performed Team taught Experiential Applied Of those the one I want to focus on is the experiential methodology.  Teachers have […]

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