Category: Miscellaneous

The Real Reason Hbuhsd Techfest Was Amazing!

Jul08

The Real Reason Hbuhsd Techfest Was Amazing!

We had an Educational Technology conference at our district yesterday and it was Amazing! I was one of the people who planned the event so it’s always hard to tell if things are going the way you envisioned them, but judging from the Tweets  and feedback I have received, it was truly AMAZING! In fact, a few people had insomnia last […]

giving students voice and choice

Jul08

Giving Students Voice And Choice

I just read Ed Week’s Blog post Q&A: Bill Gates on Teaching, Ed Tech, and Philanthropy and felt compelled to share my thoughts on it. Normally, I do not find myself agreeing with Bill’s educational philosophy but as I read through his responses they made a lot of sense. He makes a lot of good points. […]

perspective context experience

Jul08

Perspective, Context and Experience

The music I listened to growing up was a powerful influence in my life. One of my favorite artists was Charlie Peacock. It’s been a while since I have listened to one of his songs, but today I had an experience that reminded me of his song Experience. This is a song with deep lyrics but […]

google ninja school coming right up

Jul08

Google Ninja School – Coming Right Up

I noticed that Matt Bowman of My Tech High will be teaching a Free Google Ninja MOOCover on the Canvas Network that looks like it will be a great learning experience for all involved.  The Course starts on March 10th and it’s free! I believe My Tech High usually charges $350 for a course with similar content, so this […]