The Tech Savvy Educator

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Posts by The Tech Savvy Educator

Creating Curiosities in Mathematics

Something that’s always fascinated me about Dan Meyer’s approach to creating curious mathematical learners is the carefully scaffolded approach he puts into his “any questions” […]

How to GIF for Newbs

This week presents a culmination of many realities for me this school year: I’m taking lead on my school district’s improvement plan for the first […]

Tech Director Chat #41 – Making Technology Work…..Kind Of

Does technology work in the classroom? Sure, f it turns on, runs reliably, but does it actually shift instruction? Does technology fundamentally change the process […]

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 […]

Video Story Problem – How Many Calories

Wow, a blog post! The first in more than 6 months! I can’t believe I marshaled up the courage (and time) after my last post […]

Any Requests for New Google Sites Tutorials?

The new Google Sites is here! Well, sort of. For those that administrate their Google Apps for Education accounts, or have their own Google Apps […]

Help Me #ds106, You’re My Only Hope

This coming Tuesday, May 31st, I’ll be working with some English 11 students about turning written memoirs into digital stories. The teacher has given me […]

How the Sun Sees You

Just a quick post, to share a small “a-ha” moment that I hope means I’ve successfully solidified my understanding of the Next Generation Science Standard’s […]

Tech Director Chat #35 – Pedagogy vs Technology

I always try to title each of these episodes with something that captures the majority of the conversation between Pete and myself. It doesn’t always […]

Video Story Problem – The Last Bookstore

If you ever find yourself in downtown Los Angeles, you owe it to yourself to visit The Last Bookstore. It’s an amazing space filled with […]

Tech Director Chat #34 – Wifi & Stuffed Animals

Have you ever found yourself curious about how basic wifi networks work? No? Well then, that’s too bad, because Pete and I took far too much […]

Giant Twix – A Video Story Problem

After an almost two-year hiatus, I actually set aside some time to edit together a new video story problem. It’s not a particularly difficult video, […]

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