Category Archives: technology

Making the Jump From Proficient to Excellent – #ICE14 Presentation

This is our presentation from the Illinois Computing Educators conference on making the jump from “proficient” to “excellent” using technology. The workshop was very well attended and I had a blast presenting with some great colleagues.  Please offer your feedback … Continue reading

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10 Things I Learned at ICE 2012

3 days of learning and networking are done and we have loaded up the sled dogs thanks to some new snow we are getting and are making our way home from a great weekend at ICE 2012! Here are 10 … Continue reading

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PBL – A follow up

So the project with the websites went pretty well, however this being my first experience in PBL, it was a definite learning experience for both me and the kids. Here are a few things I learned. 1) Authentic assessment motivates … Continue reading

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Entering the Deep End of the PBL Pool Without Waterwings!

So here it is the night before the start of 2nd semester.  Normally I would be watching my traditional night-before-semester starts movie of Oceans 11 or Oceans 13, but I want to change it up a bit this year – … Continue reading

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There’s an App For That Presentation

Presentation given at ICE Conference in Feb, 2011.  Presented on behalf of Comcast Business Class. There’s an App for That on Prezi

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Bloom’s ‘Text’onomy – Cellphones in the classroom presentation

Feedback always welcome! IETC_2010_Cell_Phones The revised Bloom’s Taxonomy was based upon an article by Andrew Churches that can be found here

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Reflection: Mobile Learning Course

I have just completed a summer semester class @ Boise State University entitled EdTech 597: Mobile Learning – Devices, Applications, Pedagogy.  It was all about using mobile devices for learning, and I have to say I learned a ton. I’ve … Continue reading

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