Archive for the ‘Integration’ Category

I had barely even snatched the Google Certified Teacher award pin in my sweaty hands when I quickly arranged with Google to trial some Samsung Chromebooks in our elementary school for the remainder of the school year. Unfortunately for us, that meant a mere three weeks as our last day is May 31st. But our […]

Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 09:57 0 comments

Well I’ve gone through the 5 steps of loss and grief and have crash landed at acceptance. I have accepted that Google Reader is going. It will be no more. Gonzo. Non-living. So after the initial flurry of manic RSS reader website searching and websites like theoldreader and newsblur being bombarded with anxious news guzzlers, […]

Friday, April 26th, 2013 at 08:29 0 comments

I came away from a recent conference which focused on using one “platform/toolset” for every job. Imaginable. Even if it didn’t really work as well as another tool. My takeaway from that conference was that I don’t want to be that type of educator. Ever. And you shouldn’t either. If a certain tool doesn’t do […]

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 at 09:17 0 comments

Eric Walker shows us around his amazing middle school humanities Minecraft world where he has numerous areas for student learning. Sit back and enjoy the journey.

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 14:57 0 comments

Continuing on with the amazing work Stephen Elford is doing with Minecraft and his Maths/Science students we take a look at a few more worlds he has created. In episode 5.1 we check out a gravity testing world.

Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 20:18 0 comments