Parenting In The Digital Age

It is always great to have the parents in and participate in some thought provoking discussions about managing technology at home with children. The tech and counseling teams collaborate to put on this workshop. Max Wright, Stephanie Stone, and Chris Wright always contribute their perspectives, experiences, and expertise. Below is the resource we created for […]

Introduction To Keynote

I recently created this presentation to help teachers new to Apple’s Keynote learn some of the basic features. The idea of the presentation is that you download it, follow the instructions on each slide, and learn the basic features by completing the task on the slide. When we ran the PD sessions on campus there […]

Back To School Night

Whether you are starting 1:1 program or it is well-established at your school, Back-To-School-Night is the perfect time to make your technology related expectations clear to parents. In a 1:1 environment the learning looks very different from the environment they were taught in. It is highly likely that your students’ parents never took anything more […]

Social Action Research

This is my third entry about the movie project Sara Arno is undertaking in her class, with my support. To see all of the blog entries for this project, select the Arno Art Project category.

The students have researched social issues and have each chosen one. The issues are teenage pregnancy, school violence, multicultural society, drug […]

Art + Film = Art

This is my second entry about the movie project Sara Arno is undertaking in her class, with my support. To see all of the blog entries for this project, select the Arno Art Project category.

We have spent some time in class discussion about art and social activism, and one of the conversations I found most […]

Art, Society, & Movie Making

Last week I began working with Sara Arno, one of our high school art teachers on a project we developed together, which is to say, Sara developed the content requirements, and I helped brainstorm how we could integrate the technology to provoke deeper thinking. The students are studying art’s place in society, and are going […]

Math Apps For English Language Learners

A close friend of mine, Jim Wenk, is going to pilot a math class for ELL students using iPads, and he asked me for some recommendations for apps. I didn’t have too many recommendations, so I asked my PLN. Below is what was suggested & who suggested the app. All are free unless otherwise noted.

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Tech Czar at ISTE 2012

I forgot the job title I listed when I signed up for the ISTE 2012 conference in San Diego, CA. I was reminded when I received my name badge.

 

Lock Wiki Pages

Recently at school one of the teachers had the navigation sidebar accidentally changed by a student. This video demonstrates how to lock wiki pages and the navigation sidebar in a Wikispaces wiki.

Online Safety

The presentation I gave to middle school students today about online safety.

Internet Safety for Middle Schoolers

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