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Tech Talk Roundtable 19 | The Future of Technology

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the future of technology Show Notes What Will Education Be Like in 100 Years? An interesting quote that describes what Jon Elferth Watkins wrote in 1900 as a prediction of what education in the 12st century would look like. Technology and Education: What Will the Future Bring? Technology is inspiring change in Education, but […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 18 | 6 Phases of Providing Professional Development

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the six phases of professional development.  Take a listen to what they have learned and presenters and avoid their mistakes along the way. Tech Tips Apple TV Apple TV is a digital media receiver. It is a small form factor network appliance designed to airplay digital content to your projector or TV. It’s a […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 17 | Bringing Badges to Your Organization

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the use of digital badges and share their tech tips. Show Notes http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/05/16/moodle-25-adds-open-badges-support-bootstrap-theme.aspx?=THE21 Moodle HQ has released Moodle 2.5, a major update to the widely distributed open source learning management system. The new version also adds support for badges, allowing teachers and institutions to award badges to users for work accomplished based on various criteria, […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 16 | Project Based Learning

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss Project Based Learning and share their tech tips. Articles of Interest http://tech2learn.wikispaces.com/Project-Based+Learning Looking for useful resources? Start here! http://plpnetwork.com/pbl-resources/ A resource of resources. Rich! http://pblinstitute.com/ Excellent annual learning opportunity! http://www.slideshare.net/ShellTerrell/project-base-learning-on-mobile-devices An exciting presentation that is packed full of useful hints, tips, and information, yet does require that the viewer take the information and work with […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 14 | Understanding MOOCs

  Chris, Jamie and Michael talk all about MOOC, Massive Open Online Courses. Articles of the week Markup – Annotate, Grade, and Sign PDF Documents, Contracts, Forms, Notes, Papers, Assignments, and Blueprints for iPad on the iTunes App Store Description Markup is the easiest way to annotate documents on the iPad. Markup is a game-changer for teachers, who can now […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 13 | No More Digital Cheetos For You

  Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week New Survey Uncovers Big Trends In Online Learning | Edudemic The role of online learning in education is a hot topic right now. But who is actually taking advantage of this service? Teachers? Students? Who is using it bolster their academic […]

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Tech Talk Round Table 12 | Anti Social Media

  Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week http://www.edutopia.org/blog/4th-graders-achieving-world-peace-homa-tavangar Education Week: The New Ed-Tech Leader Models by Digital Example According to this article, the only way to get teachers and staff to move forward with technology is to model by example. If you show how it’s done, people will […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 11 | Are iPads Killing Creativity?

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week Beware the rise of the robo-grader | Marketplace.org EdX, the nonprofit collaboration between Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is about to launch a new free Internet service that uses artificial intelligence to grade student essays without any input from […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 10 | Have You Heard of Email?

  Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week Bringing Down Walls (Literally) to Foster Classroom Collaboration Design consultant Kate Mraw has been working on the layout to support collaborative learning at The Academy, a 320-student public charter high school for foster teens being established by the Orangewood Children’s Foundation […]

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Teck Talk Roundtable 09 | Why Do Your Eyeglass Have a Camera?

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week 13 Good Chrome Extensions and Apps for Students and Teachers Teens and Technology 2013 “The nature of teens’ internet use has transformed dramatically — from stationary connections tied to shared desktops in the home to always-on connections that move with them […]

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