teaching

Holidays R Here

“Men plan, children change the plans, and God laughs” The holidays are definitely here. Well, at least that’s what the commercials are telling me. All I know is that I had a great time visiting with my grandbaby, Elena, during a Thanksgiving visit and I’m looking forward to my next visit with her over the […]

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No Time

The holidays are beginning their threatening approach (now that we’ve crossed the Halloween divide) and I have absolutely no time for so much as an afternoon or evening at the movies. Things to get done for Pepperdine, curriculum to design and implement at my day job. It only makes sense that given such overwhelming circumstances […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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