Monthly Archives: September 2011

Poll Everywhere

I was having trouble getting the local clickers we purchased in Taiwan working with resources purchased from the text publisher.  We were encouraged to buy locally because the Taiwan military makes it very difficult to import certain electronics like clickers.  … Continue reading

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Using the Laptop in my classroom

As a science teacher I find it easy, almost natural to use the computer in the classroom.  Virtually everyday students are using their computers in the classroom.  My classroom has become almost paperless since the school went one-to-one with computers. … Continue reading

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One-to-one going public

With computers steadily dropping in price I can see a major change in education on the horizon, especially public education.  Over the next 5 to 10 years more and more schools will be going one-to-one.  As the cost of laptops, … Continue reading

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Eye Color

Our school just had a PD day with Dr. Michelle Borba presenting a workshop on building moral intelligence.  There were a few things that really caught my attention.  One was that research says that moral intelligence can be taught. Researchers can … Continue reading

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How can teachers and schools ensure that students are meeting technology standards in their school within an integrated model?

There are many variables and many people responsible to ensure that the technology standards are met in a school.  In the top international schools it starts at the hiring process.  Administrators need to hire qualified people who are not only … Continue reading

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