Tag: teachers

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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Changing “tech-reluctant staff”

Change is not easy in the education world.  Consider this version of the old “light bulb” joke: How many teachers does it take to change a light-bulb? Well hang on a minute! You can’t go changing a light-bulb just like

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Make Your Own QR Codes in a Google Spreadsheet

I continue to be excited by little nuggets like this that can be found amongst the Google Drive features.  Tammy Worcester has posted a Google Spreadsheet template that makes it easy to create and catalog multiple QR codes: The spreadsheet

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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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Student writing struggles in the 21st century

Yesterday I learned about an effort here at our university to address the shortcomings of incoming freshman in regards to their writing and composition skills.  I’m not in a position to share the details of the proposal nor the numbers

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The power of Prezi

I facilitated a teacher staff development activity at a  Lutheran elementary school this week, utilizing a Prezi presentation I’ve been developing on the topic of “Keeping Up and Staying Connected: Growing your professional learning network”.  For several of the participating

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