neva rocks taco beach! *video*

I wasn’t living in Long Beach when Melissa Etheridge made her breakthrough playing locally at a club called Que Sera on 7th Street (funny that her wikipedia article doesn’t mention Que Sera), but every time I come out and watch Neva I think I’m seeing the beginning of the same thing. I’ve been posting pictures from previous Neva shows for some time, but obviously that … Continue reading neva rocks taco beach! *video*

Video Essays on Ed-Tech: Labs vs. Classrooms (Video Resumes)

I created these video essays in 2005 when I was looking for another ed-tech job. Enjoy.
Uploaded to YouTube on July 19, 2006. “Labs Versus Classrooms” is a video essay about the most effective ways to implement technology on a school site.

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Video Essays on Ed-Tech: Tools to Create the Curriculum (Video Resumes)

I created these video essays in 2005 when I was looking for another ed-tech job. Enjoy.
Uploaded to YouTube on July 19, 2006. “Tools to Create Curriculum” is a video essay about how I used technology to meet the needs of my students beginning from my first years as a classroom teacher to being school site tech coordinator.

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Video Essays on Ed-Tech: Tools to Manage the Classroom (Video Resumes)

I created these video essays in 2005 when I was looking for another ed-tech job. Enjoy.
Uploaded to YouTube on July 19, 2006. “Tools to Manage The Classroom” is a video essay detailing my first experiences using technology as a classroom teacher.

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Video Essays on Ed-Tech: Goldilocks & Tech Implementations (Video Resumes)

I created these video essays in 2005 when I was looking for another ed-tech job. Enjoy. Uploaded to YouTube on July 19, 2006. “Goldilocks & Tech Implementations” is a video essay about how to properly implement a tech program.

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Ed Tech: Computer Labs versus Classroom Computers

Ed Tech: Computer Labs versus Classroom Computers It’s traditional that the showcase of any school with a halfway decent tech program is their computer lab. Go to any school site and if they want to show off their tech program they will invariably give you the VIP tour of all the great things they’re doing in their computer lab. But on the continuum from no … Continue reading Ed Tech: Computer Labs versus Classroom Computers

Ed Tech: Goldilocks and Tech Implementation

Goldilocks and Tech Implementation I have worked at schools with one non-networked largely ignored computer per classroom. I have worked at schools with as many as six networked computers per classroom, where the computers were still ignored. I can say after ten-years of close observation that it isn’t just about having lots of computers. In fact, I feel that the problem is more about “school … Continue reading Ed Tech: Goldilocks and Tech Implementation

Ed Tech: Tool To Create/Adapt the Curriculum

Ed Tech: Tool To Create/Adapt the Curriculum Over the years, as I moved from high school to college to whatever it is that is supposed to follow college, I seriously began to work at my skills as a writer (after all, I did get a BA in journalism in 1991 from Cal State Fullerton). One thing that came from this was a skill to observe … Continue reading Ed Tech: Tool To Create/Adapt the Curriculum

Ed Tech: Tools to Manage the Classroom

Education & Technology: Tools to Manage the Classroom When I came into the classroom in 1995, after 15-years at the phone company, I had no idea what one could or couldn’t do with technology so I just adapted what I’d already been doing with computers, mostly writing and some video. I used Printshop to create dozens of posters and materials to create that fabled “print … Continue reading Ed Tech: Tools to Manage the Classroom