If technology is an event in your school, you are doing it wrong.
I developed and shared the workshop “Dynamic Classroom, Transparent Technology” back in 2005. Three years later we are still SO FAR from the ideal of using digital technologies in transparent ways in many of our classrooms.
Of course we’ve come VERY far in some classrooms with respect to technology use as well. Generally, however, it is not a stretch to say here in Oklahoma where I live and work our uses of digital technologies in our classrooms to create, collaborate and communicate are frequently few and far between.
Is technology in your classroom an “event” or a “tool set?” What would your students say?
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On this day..
- Lessons Learned as an Educational Consultant (Oct 2013) - 2013
- Steve Jobs Inspired Me to Dream Big Again - 2011
- Jack Berckemeyer: Opening Keynote at Qatar Academy - 2011
- Marketing Flyer for the 2010 K-12 Online Conference #k12online10 - 2010
- Tools to simplify meeting scheduling - 2009
- A worthless worksheet and a voluntary VoiceThread - 2008
- K12Online discussions on EdTechTalk - 2007
- Turning to YouTube for an Origami Tutorial - 2007
- Meaningful professional development via book studies - 2007
- 2nd Grade podcast - 2005