The Real Reason Hbuhsd Techfest Was Amazing!

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 … Read more

Giving Students Voice And Choice

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. … Read more

Google Ninja School – Coming Right Up

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 … Read more

Be A Self Developer

become-a-self-developer

Sparked by some recent experiences and great conversations with Bryan Davis, Allison Taylor and Nick Schwab I’ve been reminded of the importance of taking the initiative to develop myself.  I’m actually stealing this idea from the former CEO of Kroger, David Dillon. He says “The advice I give to individuals in our company is not to expect the company to hand … Read more