Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Another Minechat under my belt and another example of how much work teachers around the world are putting into creating an online and immersive learning environment for their students. This week Shane Asselstine in Hawaii showed me around his humongous Minecraft world. I barely scratched the surface and I know I’ll be back to visit […]

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 at 09:42 0 comments

Minechat has continued on a steady enough pace with educators around the world showing us their Minecraft…worlds. The last episode I posted here was Minechat Episode 9, there have been 6 episodes since then! So lock the door, turn your phone off, feed the cat and enjoy watching these amazing teachers show us what they […]

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 11:11 0 comments

1. Some teachers will think you do nothing It’s true. Because you’re not a classroom teacher, some teachers think you sit back in your office and stare at a computer screen all day. And all technology coaches are (or should be) aware of this. I think every teacher in a technology coach position has had […]

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 07:53 0 comments

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

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