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Computer Science, Programming, and Coding Standards by Grade Level

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato

A while back I took the ISTE NETS Standards and decided to create a grade level based layout for what students should be able to do at different grade levels. 623 more words

Educational Technology

Technology Will Not Replace You...Unless You Let It

Stop it.
Just stop it right now.
Online learning is not going to take your job.
Technology will not replace teachers.

I wish this wasn’t the case, but every time I hear a teacher (or even worse, administrator) flirt with the idea that technology is going to replace educators my blood boils. 415 more words

Educational Technology

Can games really be a force for good?

In my latest article over on Medium, I discuss how games can be used to distract, and to hold people’s attention against all odds. Games even seem capable of distracting us from biological needs like hunger and sleep. 628 more words


Learn to Code With Google Sheets Macros

Last week, G Suite made an update to Sheets that made their product a little more efficient: macros. Perhaps you’ve noticed them in Microsoft Excel, and now they’re available in G Suite. 420 more words

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User-Testing Process: Fake Me Out

User-testing proved to be an integral practice in the mobile learning design process. User testing led to new activities, designs, and features. This process improved the overall user experience and interface. 380 more words

Graduate School

Mobile Learning Design Challenge

I created a media literacy web application this past fall semester at Teachers College, Columbia University. The graduate course, ORLD 5050  – Mobile Learning Design for Professional Growth… 189 more words

Graduate School

Google Forms

A part of the Google suite, Google Forms is a free, basic survey creator that allows you to easily create and share a poll with multiple users and analyze the responses. 391 more words

Educational Technology