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 …

Minecraft Minechat Episode 9: Donelle Batty and Students

We head down to Tasmania this week for Minechat. Donelle and her students show us around their (mostly student administered) world. These guys do an amazing job with managing their server. People who administer their own server know that it is not the easiest job in the world to keep …