Random thoughts on Educational Technology, Science, Teaching and Learning written by a middle school science teacher learning new ways to incorporate technology in the science classroom, and beyond.

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#Intentional: Education is NOT a Competition

It´s testing season.  Those who follow this blog with any amount of regularity (its ok, I don´t follow it with any real regularity either) know, […]

#Intentional: School is Boring.

At the invitation of a brilliant student that attends my school, I attended a very interesting gathering last week.  Technori is a group of technology […]

#Intentional: The State of Public Education

I’ve been in a bit of a funk lately.  New Secretary of Education who probably knows as much about public education as a 2 year […]

#Intentional: Science Inquiry – Sneaking up on Evolution

I live in Indiana. Here in the great (former) state of Pence, the word “evolution” is tantamount to cursing. Our science book doesn’t even call […]

Tech Review: A Second Look @ Hyperdocs

I like Hyperdocs.  They’re a great way to put a lot of student centered learning right in front of a learner and assess their understanding […]

#Intentional: Learning a Language; Listening to My Peers

So, in this year of being #Intentional,  I’ve pinned down my “to do” list for the next few months.  I will be learning to speak […]

#MyInnovativeYear: My Year in Review

Back in January, I promised myself I’d have an “innovative” year, full of doing things in different ways and growing by leaps and bounds.  Let’s […]

#Intentional: Reading with Fam: An Experiment

My first act of #Intentional behavior for the new year: My community of student learners read together twice a week.  A book is chosen, we […]

New Year, New Intentions

in·ten·tion·al inˈten(t)SH(ə)n(ə)l/ adjective done on purpose; deliberate. “intentional wrongdoing and harm” I have reached the point in my career where, I believe, I have completed […]

When Is a Learning Space More?

I’ve been driving my local PLN crazy this year.  I keep talking about this vision I have of a place where learners of all ages […]

Tech Review: The NEW Google Sites!

Man, I haven’t done a tech review in ages, have I?  This one is gonna be great! So, I heard through the cyber grapevine several […]

Smart, Dumb, Education

smart adjective informal having or showing a quick-witted intelligence. “if he was that smart he would never have been tricked” synonyms clever, bright, intelligent, sharp-witted, […]