Final Words

This is the last of seven posts written by Dr. Tibby Lynch. This post was written in May 2010. I have included it as part of my 21st century pygmalion series of posts.

One of my worries as I launched this project was whether students, having access […]

Paperless Bookkeeping

This is the sixth of seven posts written by Dr. Tibby Lynch. This post was written in May 2010. I have included it as part of my 21st century pygmalion series of posts.

The “bookkeeping” elements of teaching have been transformed by the laptop experience in some […]

Prezenting the Prezi

This is the fourth of seven posts written by Dr. Tibby Lynch. This post was written in early December 2009. I have included it as part of my 21st century pygmalion series of posts.

I have never been a fan of oral presentations.  By high school, students have usually done […]

Look, Ma, no paper

This is the third of seven posts written by Dr. Tibby Lynch. This post was written in late November or early December 2009. I have included it as part of my 21st century pygmalion series of posts.

The first startling result of this enterprise was the virtual disappearance of paper from my […]

Tech Happens

This is the second of seven posts written by Dr. Tibby Lynch. This post was written in late November or early December 2009. I have included it as part of my 21st century pygmalion series of posts.

If there is a scene more unnerving to a teacher who still owns and fondly peruses the […]

On Nings, Blogs, Prezis and Other Technological Organisms in The English Classroom

This is the first of seven posts written by Dr. Tibby Lynch. She is the English teacher who I have been helping to transform her courses to paperless courses through technology integration. This post was written in late November or early December 2009. I have included it as part of my 21st century pygmalion series […]

21st Century Pygmalion – Beowulf Prezis

This post is the 4th in the 21CP series.

Dr. Lynch wanted the students to do a presentation on different aspects of Beowulf, comparing the story to the history and culture at that time. Each group had a different topic that required historical research and references from the epic. We discussed possibilities for a project and […]

21st Century Pygmalion – Introducing Tibbie Lynch

*This is the third post in this series. All of the 21st Century Pygmalion posts are here.

This is a short bio of Dr. Tibbie Lynch, written by her husband, Harry Grzelewski, who also happens to be the high school principal. I should note that Tibbie, Hary and I are very good friends. We enjoy talking […]

21st Century Pygmalion – Day One

Today was the day we introduced the project to students. I went to the class armed with my laptop, LCD projector, and video camera. The class is set up with all desks in a circle facing each other, with a desk for the teacher, Dr. Lynch, as well. I started with an explanation on what […]

21st Century Pygmalion – The Idea

In January I was given the job of Director of Educational Technology at my private school in Costa Rica after teaching there (and helping teachers integrate technology on a part-time basis) for five and a half years. The Country Day School is a private American school with a population of about 900 students K-12. I […]