"If educational technology and 1:1 education are going to thrive, school leaders must be focused on constantly employing the best practices and tools in relation to the most pressing needs of their students. Managing and sustaining these programs means that the big choices don’t stop after a platform has been selected. Getting devices in the … Continue reading MacBook, Chromebook, iPads: Why Schools Should Think Beyond Platforms
I participated in this webinar yesterday on the topic of Creativity. it was great to chat with outstanding Aussie educator Paul Hamilton. My only regret is that I was not able to chat more with the amazing Kiwi educator Richard Wells. Both are innovators and blazing new trails for effective use of iPads in the … Continue reading Creativity and Learning with iPads (Devices)
1. Manage the Technology: In addition to learning and completing assignments students have an array or responsibilities simply in managing the device. The device needs to be charged, apps and programs need to be updated so that they continue to function correctly. At first students and perhaps parents may scoff at the idea that these … Continue reading 5 Demands Placed on Students in a 1:1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4xEAB3SB4Q Earlier this year my friend and colleague Lew Hubbard passed away suddenly. He was a kind and generous man and like so many of my other colleagues, deeply committed to his students and to the art that he taught. At our school's recent variety show, a student performed a speed painting and dedicated it … Continue reading Why We Teach – a Tribute
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyIrFmDvZj0 This, the 3rd webinar of the last month focuses on the broader concept of what 1:1 learning can produce. It goes on to discuss the effects of transitioning to 1:1 and finishes with a discussion of the future of 1:1 learning.
This post was originally published on Edudemic you can click here to view the original. When was the last time your students said “Wow, that worksheet changed my life”? Can you even remember a similar cookie cutter classroom activity or assignment from your days as a student? Yet they were a popular tool because they were structured … Continue reading 4 Ways to Ensure Students Learn While Creating