Why Multitasking Is A Myth AND Bad For Our Children

Source: ASIDE 2017 Today's students live in media-dominated bubbles. They stream Netflix, check Snapchat, Facetime friends, and scroll Instagram — simultaneously on laptops, iPads, and phones — […]

Parent Conference Ideas and Supports

To support my teachers I developed a few tools using Google Docs and Google Forms. If they are helpful to you feel free to make […]

International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Free Classroom Posters

International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Free Classroom Posters: > I love free. I...

10-Part “Advanced Google Sheets to Blow Your Mind!” Part 1 – Fundations Progress Monitoring Sheet

On February 16th, 2017, I gave a presentation to a packed house entitled “10 Google Sheets to Blow Your Mind (plus some tips and tricks).” […]

Tech Director Chat #39 – Apple TVs & The Future of Google Classroom

As I slowly work my way back into semi-regular blogging habits, I thought posting latest episodes of Tech Director Chat would be a good way […]

Snagit, the ideal tool for flipped classroom

In the following video Russell Stannard from Teacher Training Videos shows why Snagit is the ideal tool for the flipped classroom. You can find more information […]

What is a digital classroom?

A digital classroom is one which mostly or indeed wholly relies on electronic devices and software. Image courtesy of shantanuprakash.com  Is it always a good […]

What skills are devices really teaching kids in the classroom?

Can devices in the classroom really be worth the effort and the risk? What are the skills they are actually gaining from all that swiping? […]

Science of Classroom Design

On Faith

Faith is hard. LOL & also UGH… Harvesting the fruits of faith is difficult even though they are among the sweetest of things. Faith, in one […]

Using TED-Ed Lessons to Build Community

This summer I am taking the TED-Ed July Challenge and watching a lesson a day for 31 days.Each lesson consists of a 3-5 minute video, […]

12 Ways to Energize Learning

Student engagement is always on the minds of educators, and, while it can feel overwhelming with all of the moving parts—student retention, test scores, and […]

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