ISTE 2016 is in full swing and right on cue, my hype-o-meter tolerance has dropped significantly. A huge concentration of edtech vendors and Twitterati all in one place can lead to a lot of mumbo jumbo. But, we'll power through the next four days and try to pull the wheat from the chaff. Two bigRead More
I don't know what day of class this is, but here's what we did today. We took a test a week ago that did not go well, to say the least. I already wrote about that process. We took this week to slowly go back over ideas and rehash them...not from scratch, but pretty thoroughly.Read More
I saw a post this afternoon about a new section of #ds106 starting for a five-week summer course. I've dabbled in the Daily Creates from time to time, which included my very first-ever animated GIF, and I've enjoyed those a lot. I've decided that I'm going to jump in these next five weeks as anRead More
I've had a crazy week. On Tuesday and Thursday I worked with Brett Clark and Brian Bobbitt sharing the Flipped Classroom with almost 100 teachers and administrators across the district. It was an insane couple of days, but everything came together (including a student panel...they were awesome) and I think everyone that participated learned somethingRead More
I saw this commercial over the weekend: I think this commercial shows two classrooms. One class uses computers as worksheets. The second uses computers for what they were meant to do...create content to share with other people. Which computer would fit better in your classes?