#Authentic: Books, Fake History and EdTech

Back in the day, everything we all learned came mainly from some dusty book with ripped pages and rude commentary in the margins.  Its all we had, unless we traveled outside our little worlds and went to museums or on field trips to far off places.  We accepted that.  When, as adults, we discovered that …

Tech Review: Engaging Congress

The Library of Congress released 3 new apps to turn the confusing world of the American Constitution into fun games that extend learning.  Read more about all 3 here. My personal favorite of the three is Engaging Congress, an app developed by the fine folk at that rival school at the southern end of Indiana …

#Intentional: Reading, Writing… Boys.

The topic of 3rd grade boys, failing school and ending up in the prison pipeline came up the other day.  There is all sorts of literature on the topic with side commentary on how the prison system is set up based on the test scores of 3rd grade black and hispanic boys. I find this …

#Intentional: Must Have Apps: Lesson Planning and Assessment

As the new school year looms in the visible future, it's time to start thinking about what tech tools I'll be using this year.  New school, new way of doing things, but some things, for me never change. Most experts in edtech suggest having a tool box with 8 apps in it that you use …