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 […]More
the intentional educator
I’ve been in education either as a participant or practitioner my whole life. This category is a reflection of my efforts and experiences as an educator. I believe in the process and am passionate about the never ending need to improve and fix this most human endeavor, and I’m certainly not shy about the role technology has in the process.
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 […]More
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 […]More
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 […]More