Archive for the ‘Procrastination’ Category

Every year I do a workshop/presentation to parents on living in a digital home with tech savvy children. The first year was a sell out and what I took away from it was that I needed to give parents more time to speak and share stories and strategies. The second year I planned for just […]

Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 10:18 0 comments

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 learning curve starts out really […]

Friday, December 6th, 2013 at 14:40 0 comments

Whether you agree with classroom blogs or not we have our reasons for doing them at our school and we have had great success and fantastic interactions with families, extended families abroad, teachers, and other classes around the world. A parent recently asked us (actually perhaps 0.1% of our parents each year ask the same […]

Friday, August 30th, 2013 at 09:25 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

Last weekend, Sharyn Skrtic (@Shaza33) and I had the pleasure of presenting on integrating Minecraft in the PYP Curriculum at the 21st Century Learning Conference in Hong Kong. Around 40 people ended up attending our workshop and we had a great time sharing our experiences. It was evident from both Rob Newberry‘s presentation on gaming […]

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 21:33 0 comments
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