Tag: educational technology

3D printing comes to life (1 of 6)

Developments in 3D printing have recently caught my attention.  I’ve actually been following this technology for several years in connection with my supervision of the design and technology curriculum in my former school.  But it seems, like with any new

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Lore.com course platform brings social learning to the fore

Until about a year ago, Lore was known as CourseKit – an online toolkit to support teaching and learning.  Since then, the platform has been re-branded and transformed into a community of learners that puts the social aspect of learning

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The Marks of 21st Century Education at Mater Dei High School

Mater Dei High School here in Orange County was recently highlighted in our local OC Register newspaper regarding their 1:1 iPad program: Mater Dei has received Apple Distinguished School status for 2012-2013, one of 87 across the country that, through the use

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Listening to the culture: smart phones/tablets as the form factors of choice

Inside Higher Ed‘s Lev Gonick has posted his annual forecast – “The Year Ahead in IT, 2013”. In his post, Gonick lists and describes in great detail the 10 top trends impacting higher education in 2013.  His Trend #3 is

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Ed Tech masters level course titles in Wordle

I created a Wordle using a list of courses I gathered from 12 different masters programs in educational technology. View the full size version of this Wordle and then use your mouse to zoom in.  

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Techno-resiliency

In January 2011, I made a presentation to my faculty about the need for teachers to develop the trait of “techno-resiliency”.  It was inspired by the writings of Karen Murcia and Susan McKenzie who wrote: “As problems in the use

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