As I posted yesterday, below is the second day's email that I sent out to my faculty on Tuesday of this past week. I hope some of you find this helpful. Email Day 2 - Suggestions Good Tuesday everyone. For my second day of recommendations for engaging our students at home, let’s talk about interactive … Continue reading Covid-19 Educator’s Lockdown Day 2
How many times have you been reading on social media and seen the acronym SMHL wondering what it stands for? It means “shake my head laughing” and it is something I quietly do regularly at my job. You see, I help teachers design their lessons in order to increase engagement. While I am not laughing … Continue reading Inherent problems with the conceptual understanding of SAMR
Have you ever gone to an elegant restaurant where they have fancy place settings and wondered how people eat off of them? What is this fork for? Why do I have multiple knives? Are these for decoration or eating? And so forth … Well educational curriculum can be thought of in the same way. Most … Continue reading What’s for dinner tonight?
We all think of technology as being the way of the future. However, what is it that educators truly expect technology to do for them in the classroom? As a campus-based instructional technology specialist, I recently stopped assuming and started asking. Here is what I found.Teachers expect six specific things: presentations, collaboration, research, artifact production, … Continue reading What do educators expect of Technology?