The Africa Mobile Market

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My Year in Ed Tech Pilot Land

If you follow my blog with any regularity, you know I love trying out new technology in my classroom.  This year has been no except to that rule.  I’ve been so busy with so many things, I haven’t spent a lot of energy telling you what I’ve been testing out along the way.  So, here,…

Just a Little Bit of Love…

One of my students and his family lost everything they own in a fire about 2 weeks ago.  The moment we found out, we went into action.  We told his classmates, discussed fundraising with the 6th grade community his younger brother belongs to, and made an announcement to the school.  That was a week ago….

Leadership: Getting the 21st Century Academic Engine to Actually Work

Why CAN’T the students use their mobile devices? The wireless is wonky, there has no education taught to the teachers OR students on appropriate usage. (but there’s a really great policy on file) and getting time in a computer lab with your class is tantamount to asking the king if you can use his scepter to squash a bug.

Working on the EdTech Skill Set

I want to leave the classroom at the end of the school year.  There are various reasons why: some positive, some negative.  I love teaching, I love children, but, my philosophy of learning compels me to move on now.  It’s time to step up my game.  I want to be an educational technologist, so I…