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Food for Thought (and Discussion)

With the end of the school year mere days away, today’s lesson took a slightly less-structured approach.  With their devices in hand (or through the use of a classroom computer), the students chose from the articles below.   194 more words


Are You Planning a Maker Space?

I was having a conversation with a tech director from another school , and we were discussing budgets and resources.

The amounts were fairly staggering for bandwidth, subscriptions, and network support for content management and VPN. 353 more words

Create Your Own Animated Time-Lapse Video

RSA animate

For anyone who finds lectures unbearable to sit through will enjoy the RSA Animate time-lapse drawings that accompany TED talks.  I am a visual learner, and I found myself engrossed in these face-paced visual delights.   185 more words


Virtual School Glossary

Virtual School Glossary

by Mark Sivy

During my dissertation writing process last year, I noted several terms associated with virtual schools that needed clear descriptions. The following terms are defined within the context of the study: 565 more words

Mark Sivy

Technology and the Disassociation Between Learning and Schooling

I’ve spent many hours in classrooms this past school year and have observed many different uses of technology. While students certainly engage well with the technology, the essence of instruction has not been altered. 660 more words