As part of my ISTE certification course, I am studying instructional technology use and it’s resultant shifts in education. Part of the coursework involves evaluation of technology tools and justification of my findings. As you know, I have been a fan of the Microsoft Sway tool ever since I first discovered it. So I thought I could take the time now to explain why I think Sway is like a digital “Swiss army knife” in my instructional toolkit.
My time at the AMLE conference was interesting. It’s been a long time since I went to a conference where the focus was not technology. A number of participants came with paper notebooks and no device. While the conference itself was very informative, I had some difficulty with the presentation styles of a number of […]
I spoke to a friend of mine the other day. She is taking a class and got a poor grade. She was disappointed. I tried to be a good friend and allowed her to vent. The more she told me about the situation, the more agitated I got. You see, she was a victim of […]
One of my schools is working on flipping the classroom. With that in mind, I was asked to represent the school division at a forum that our local PBS station WHRO. We had started talking about flipping the classroom towards the end of the year. When I went to the ISTE conference in the summer […]
Last month our team was given an assignment: Prepare a ten-minute presentation on coaching. We’ve studied tech coaching over the last year – read about a few models, watched a few video archives etc. So I wanted to bring something new to the discussion. Amazon had a number of books on coaching, so I decided […]