Getting to Grips with the 3Doodler

I kickstarted the 3Doodler probably about a year ago and finally received the gadget this week! I made sure I got a lot of the ABS plastic rods so I could ┬ábe comfortable making mistakes! From the start, you realize you are dealing with something you’ve never done before. The …

Minecraft Minechat Episode 17: Shane Asselstine

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 …

Catching Up With Minechat

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 …

5 Things About Being A Technology Coach

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 …

Student/Teacher Feedback on Trialing Samsung Chromebooks

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 …