Tag: educational technology

Flashback to 2008: Digital Footprints and Lutheran Education

I recently found myself re-reading something I wrote in 2008 for a Lutheran education publication in Australia – SchooLink: Shaping Digital Footprints A couple of takeaway quotes that still seem relevant today in 2017: “The current challenge for Lutheran education

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Results from #LuthEd Survey on Internet Filtering

Here’s the final results from the #LuthEd Twitter chat survey on school internet filters in Lutheran schools. [iframe src=”https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1oHRqhAEdfhgQOlyYwXAibaV7_iXomF4-1m35yoHWdVc/embed?start=false&loop=false&delayms=10000″ frameborder=”0″ width=”560″ height=”454″ allowfullscreen=”true” mozallowfullscreen=”true” webkitallowfullscreen=”true”> iframe] Click here for the final results in PDF form.

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#LuthEd Survey on School Internet Filtering

This is a survey intended for participants in the #LuthEd Twitter chat on 12-09-2013 – but I don’t mind if any Lutheran educator completes the survey. (I can’t provide a direct link to the live survey results, but I’ll upload

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Introduction to Evernote for education

Main Function: Save and sync your digital life across all your devices Platforms: Windows, Mac, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android (any way you can get on the web) Website: http://evernote.com Cost: free and premium ($5/month) Company Support: http://evernote.com/contact/support/kb Video Tutorials: https://evernote.com/video/ How

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Introduction to Socrative

Main Function: Student remote response system (See my comparison between and Socrative and InfuseLearning) Platforms: Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android (any web-enabled device) Website: http://socrative.com Cost: free Company Support: http://www.socrative.com/how-it-works Video Tutorials: http://www.pinterest.com/socrative/socrative-media/ How to get started: Get registered with any browser as a

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Advice for a school new to BYOD

A dear friend at St. Peters Lutheran School in Blackwood, South Australia, asked for wisdom as they trial a BYOD program.  I can’t promise any wisdom here, but here’s my 5-minute attempt to hammer out my top 10 tips.  I’d

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New Prezi promotes CUI Ed Tech program

For best viewing, click on Start Prezi in the middle of the presentation below, and then use the Autoplay (10 seconds) and Fullscreen options at the bottom-right corner.

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IT skills expectations for students

I’m in the process of drafting a document on the IT expectations we will have for graduate students in our new MA in Education: Educational Technology program.  I’m tempted toward simply adopting Doug Johnson’s “6 technology skills expected of all

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My 3D printing experience… Designing in 3D (3 of 6)

In the TED Salon video I posted here recently, Lisa Harouni noted that 3D printing technology has been around for 30 years but only now is it becoming accessible to the masses.  One of the reasons she cites for the

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3D printing in the news (2 of 6)

A simple Google search on “3D printing” in the news will lead to plenty of examples of the recent advancements in this technology.  But instead of subjecting myself to an overwhelming amount of information to sort through, I’m limiting my

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