Category Archives: Education Technology

Take Aways

 Some rights reserved by giulia.forsythe This year I feel I have my hands full, a mind that’s spilling over, and my passion ignited. I understand one of the greatest things administrators can do to support their staff in technology integration is give … Continue reading

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Digital Footprints and Shadows

The foundation of one’s digital footprint starts in the elementary grades.  Young students who learn to cite sources and use Creative Commons materials properly will be in good hands when the time comes to develop their online self. Students who … Continue reading

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Planning Next Year Already

After bearing an overwhelming dump of information during the very last session of EARCOS 2001 I have decided to make a few changes in the way my class runs.  In conjunction with it being the time of year when I … Continue reading

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Kindle Direct Publishing for Me and My Students

Poet Janet Wong gave an enlightening presentation about how authors are publishing their work in 2011.  She explained the traditional process of joining the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and going through a publisher, then compared it to … Continue reading

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Purposeful Project Planning with Purposful Pictures

A couple of years ago I found Animoto and jumped right in with my students.  We made commercials, but were disappointed at not being able to hear the recorded voice over the background music.  I attended Jeri Hurd’s “Animoto” session … Continue reading

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An Essential for All Teachers -Netvibes

I knew that all the personal-tech and teaching-related-tech in my life was overwhelming. Even though new tools and new ideas got me all jazzed up, sometimes I just wanted to turn everything off because I did not know how to … Continue reading

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Keep it connected -QR Codes

As I read more about the possibilities for QR codes in education I have to remind myself that these tools should enhance what I am already doing (the curriculum).  They will be fun for kids to create and figure out, … Continue reading

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