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How Technology Can Shape Adult Education

This article gives insight on how an adult who have access smartphones and internet broadband connectivity at their homes have high possibility to engage in professional learning that those who lack access to smartphones and/or internet connectivity. 555 more words


Controlling What Students Can Access

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato

Recently I have been discussing multiple new security measures for academic networks. From these discussions with other schools, engineers, and suppliers, I have created set of goals to help keep the development of network security on track and within budget. 186 more words

Educational Technology

Student Surveying

I believe in students having a voice in the classroom, and that includes when planning. One way of carrying out this value is surveying. I survey students periodically to ensure their voice is hard, and to check in on how I am doing as their teacher. 32 more words

Instructional Technology

Classroom Calendar

I believe in transparency, and students having resources to know exactly what’s going on. During my specific unit in our English 10 class, I designed and uploaded a Classroom Calendar via Google Sheets. 73 more words

State College Area High School


As a part of my Examining Societal Conflict unit, I created an ongoing Forum assignment to generate conversation in a digital format. One of the summative assessments agreed upon for the tenth grade curriculum is a graded discussion, so this was a scaffold in that direction. 26 more words

State College Area High School


One site I have found very useful as a teacher is AnswerGarden. The site allows the teacher to create a space for students to input words as an answer to a prompt, and displays more common answers as larger in the graphic. 29 more words

State College Area High School

A Reliable Predictor of Music Majors that Succeed…and Those that Quit

Nearly ten years ago now I began a certificate program in systematic theology that consisted of five courses plus a substantial final project. I completed that program in 2011 and still consider it to have been a great blessing to me, one about which I have written here in… 773 more words