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Author Archives: David Beaty
This course gave me great insight into the mind of the teachers with regard to technology. It was a great reminder of the broad range of ideas and skills that our teachers have. I particularly enjoyed watching teachers realize the … Continue reading
Okay so I admit, I have been a little obsessed with the crowdsourcing idea for a while. This obsession was recently fueled by a conversation I had with a friend of mine who owns an mobile app development company. I … Continue reading
I have often said that technology amplifies. Motivated students get more motivated. Students that are prone to wander have a great “tool” for that. Take mobile learning for instance. Motivated learners are able to learn anything at any time. Don’t … Continue reading
Research online collaborative projects that you might be able to use in your classroom. Write a blog post reflecting on how technology is changing the learning landscape and global education.
Okay so this video is a little old but well worth watching if you have not seen it. I’d like to do an “Ignite Delhi”!
A favorite speaker of mine, Tony Campolo, talked once about a study done of old people. The researcher asked of these octogenarians, “If you had to do life over again, what would you change?” They responded with three things: a. … Continue reading
Wow, what a redeeming thing to read. Geeking out is actually a good thing! Geeks around the world will love to know that modern scientific research has proven that they need to be spending more time hanging out, messing around, … Continue reading
What are your hopes and expectations for the course with at least one reflection from the assigned readings from class.
My hope for this course is that I can begin being a thought leader in this field. I am ready to stop following and start leading more. I am not a big fan of the Christiansen article. I have read … Continue reading
I have a high level of comfort with educational technology. It is loads of fun for me and very professionally satisfying to work with people around educational technology. As the Director of Technology for the American Embassy School, my world … Continue reading