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The Good, The Bad, and The SBAC

The Good

It’s high noon and the roll out of the SBAC online testing is tomorrow. ¬†Administrators have organized the school into areas of testing and non-testing, with our Seniors presenting their Senior Projects in the non-testing areas. ¬† 367 more words

Session Preparation for #OTRK12

Yup, On The Rise¬†is this week. It’s hard to believe we’re that far into the school year already, and it’s harder to believe that it’s been over year since OTRK12 2014. 343 more words

Educational Technology

EdTech 541 Final Blog Entry

Part One: EdTech 541 Course Reflection

In this course I have learned through knowledge and experience. Learning and behavioral theories, types of instructional software, how to use the Internet, and how to integrate technology into various content areas represent some of the new knowledge I have gained. 435 more words

1.3 Assessing/Evaluating

For a fistful of Doing Something Good dollars

I was browsing the Help Wanted pages of Twitter for part time work in preparation for the impending collapse of higher education and was thrilled to find a great opportunity. 301 more words

Educational Technology

Using Social Media Interactivity to Encourage Learning

As part of my Masters Degree, I researched and wrote a paper on the use of social media technologies in teaching and learning. I looked specifically at how it might relate to constructivist teaching pedagogy, and specifically, if social media could be an effective tool for assisting students in knowledge building and meaning-making activities. 586 more words

Education

Tablets in schools: coding, creativity and the importance of teachers

From September, coding will be part of the primary and secondary education curriculum in the UK, as part of wider changes designed to boost computer literacy alongside reading, writing and maths skills for British children. 1,553 more words

Education

2015 - Bad IT Planning is Still Going Strong

Consider this question: If you want to run an event, start a new curriculum, communicate better with organisational stakeholders, audit for efficiency, train a group of people economically, or simply show a movie to a large group of people, would you do those things with technology? 614 more words