Tech Review: Fake News, Curated Reading, and Flipboard

I admit it.  I'm a Facebook junkie.  I only have about 95 friends but am in no less than 5 groups, have 3 pages, have the event calendar of a social diva, and read the news dropped in my newsfeed like its manna from heaven.  I can usually tell the fake stuff from the real.  …

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: What Does a Graduate Look Like?

I sat in on a very interesting learning session at the ICE2017 conference this past week.  The title of the session was "The Intersection of Instructional Design and Technology".  So, when the question above was asked.  I was confused.  After all, we were here to learn all about the joys of ID (my new favorite …

#Intentional: PLNs, Hostile Takeovers and Small Challenges

So, to recap, I quit my job on September 15th. A week ago. Ten thousand twenty minutes ago. Six hundred one thousand two hundred seconds ago. It has been the best week ever. The clarity I've had this week has been amazing. Who knew I could finish studying for the GCE Level 2 exam in …

#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 …