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3 Ways to Use Technology in Your English Class

Teaching an English course is no easy task, especially if students feel like they can’t connect with what they’re writing. If they hear they need to write a 1,000-word essay on a social issue by Thursday, students may feel overwhelmed with a blank Word document staring them in the face instead of feeling excited about relating to the topic. 505 more words

Curriculum

The Big Ask

In the past week, I have challenged my faculty and staff with something that they probably thought they would never be asked to do. In the moments leading up to the “Big Ask,” I tried my best to frame the need for why I would make a request from them in hopes that they would see the vision. 343 more words

Edtech

Robots as Coaches?

University of Michigan and IBM launch a new project that will in essence replace an advisor’s role with technology:

Called Project Sapphire, the multiyear partnership combines IBM’s resources with scientists and students at the University of Michigan’s Artificial Intelligence Lab. 176 more words

The EdTech Alphabet for 21st Century Teachers (INFOGRAPHIC)


Here's a nifty infographic highlighting some of the most topical subjects and tools in edtech using the alphabet.
http://bit.ly/1O1sEWP

A Better Academic Authoring Environment

I’m putting all this out there beause I’d love to hear from anyone with suggestions or experiences with something similar. If you’ve got some nifty plugins, themes or code I could use, feel free to recommend them! 842 more words

Opinion

My Day Job - Being an Instructional Technology Coach

I have an invigorating day job which gives me the chance to make an impact on the education of about 500 middle school students and the staff of an entire building. 934 more words