Tech Tuesday – Social Studies Content-Area Tech Integration

This entry is part 13 of 20 in the series Tech Tuesday 1516

How do you teach culture and history “above the line”? In this session, learn how to move toward transformational learning tasks (modification, redefinition on SAMR) in the social studies classroom. Agenda As a conversation starter, we reviewed this SAMR Introduction video from Common Sense Media Using our idea walls, sketch out what a technology infused lesson Read More …

ICYMI Tech Tuesday – Math Content-Area Tech Integration

This entry is part 9 of 20 in the series Tech Tuesday 1516

How do you move number tasks “above the line”? In this session, learn how to move toward transformational learning tasks (modification, redefinition on SAMR) in the math classroom. Agenda As a conversation starter, we reviewed this SAMR Introduction video from Common Sense Media Using out idea walls, sketch out what a technology infused lesson looked like Read More …

Looking forward to ICE: Some knows about evaluating technology use for learning

Later this week, I will be attending a session at the ICE Conference entitled “Effective Evaluation of Technology Use in the Classroom”.  This is a topic that has been in the back of my head for a while, because I have yet to see good instruments developed around the NETS-T Standards that can help my growth as a Read More …

Raising hand: How can I sign up?

EdWeek summed up pretty well the National Association of State Boards of Education’s (NASBE) most recent report on educational technology.  The report focused on the state of educational technology use in our schools today and tomorrow.  This report comes right when I am about to submit a term paper on technology leadership.  (…Really?…Re…ally?  Re….vision!)  Some interesting issues Read More …

Where’s the literature on edtech leadership?

I am at it again: back to school because I just love learning.  This summer, I enrolled in a Type 75 / Admin certification program at the University of Illinois’ College of Education.  As I work through some of my  coursework this semester, I am realizing that there is really a vacuum of academic writing Read More …