25 Minutes A Week With 8 Middle School Students

My contact time with students in my current role is virtually nil but I have a weekly 25 minute block with 8 MS students in what we call “Koti” time. Koti is “home” in Finnish. The guidelines for koti are broad and what actually transpires varies from koti to koti …

Some Apple Shortcut Illustrations

Just made the below illustrations to laminate in classrooms, they’re not going to win any design awards but they do the job I wanted them to do! I’m trying to get workflow on computers to be more efficient from Grade 1 upwards. Another thing I see happening is that our …

Google Sites as E-Portfolios

It seems that this school year I’m getting excited about one thing. Portfolios. This year marks our first full year using the Google Apps platform. Every student in Grades 3 to 5 will use the Google platform for pretty much everything they do, presentations, write-ups, and also an e-portfolio for …

Ed Tech Survey Results: Final Part

Ed Tech Survey Results: Part 1 Ed Tech Survey Results: Part 2 Ed Tech Survey Results: Part 3 *Survey conducted with 120 educators, mainly from Twitter (March 2011) Do you feel your administrators are supportive or flexible in technology integration (in any form) in your school?   Well that’s a …

Ed Tech Survey Results: Part 3

Ed Tech Survey Results: Part 1 Ed Tech Survey Results: Part 2   *Survey conducted with 120 educators, mainly from Twitter (March 2011) What’s the hardest obstacle to overcome in integrating technology in your classes?   You need to look a bit deeper in this Wordle(click on Wordle for link) …