“Don’t think outside the box. Think without a box.”
As someone who works closely with students and teachers, I’ve been traveling to various schools both in and out of my district to talk about a great many things surrounding social media.
Since 2013, I’ve set out to make a series of predictions, mostly in the edtech world. Some of these predictions are crazy, others actually just make sense, and some I just wish would happen.
As a member of “Generation X”, I remember living through some of the turmoil that seems to be plaguing our Millennial generation today.
You get the idea. Some of these are crazy, others actually just make sense, and some I just wish would happen.
I was approached a couple of weeks ago by the good folks over atISTEto create a commercial for my book seriesMobile Learning Mindset.
I go for the connections with like-minded colleagues and engaging vendors that are all trying to improve on our practice.
These past couple of weeks I started to receive messages from a variety of people making me aware of a disturbing viral trend….clowns.
The latest in the long line of guilt-shaming, tech-bashing, click-bait is a recently published post by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras on how “Screens in Schools are a $60 BillionHoax.”
The new area of mobile devices in classrooms is disrupting all of our previous ideologies around these sacred pillars of education.
“Overwhelming” “Exciting” “Exhausting” “Inspiring” are some of the most repeated quotes from the more than 18,000 attendees here.
Something else I noticed in education (and somewhat in private business as well) is that it’s much easier to hire someone than it is to fire them.
In 1906, we have the first documented implementation of summer vacation. It was put in place for the agricultural society that thrived in the United States in the early 20th century.
If you are an educator, which Star Wars characters would you regularly encounter? Who would play these iconic roles?
The main purpose around my time with the kids was to talk, but more importantly, listen to what they had to say about living in a social media-rich world.
Below are some of the newest features that Eanes ISD will be taking advantage of in order to optimize the use of these tools for learning.
In the spring of 2015, our district passed a bond which included over $5 million for a line item called “Student Mobile Device Initiative.”