Microsoft’s Excel program has a wide variety of uses other than just performing statistics and mathematical equations. In a recent article I discussed how to use to create a contact list of students, in this article I discussed creating network paths that were linkable. In an article we will look at a method to create […]
This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend EdCampOU 2014 and like the other edcamps that I have attended I had a blast. I love the concept of an edcamp, because of the people who attend these types of activities. These are the people who are passionate, creative and fearless. These are the people […]
In my classroom cellphones are used for a variety of tasks, from documenting ideas and work to creating training videos that the students can use show mastery of a topic. However, I often find that most students do not know the etiquette of having a cell phone. What I mean by etiquette of a cell […]
[Most teachers know that being reflective in their teaching practices is an excellent method for improving how they teach. In a recent TED Talk by Bill Gates, he talked on the subject of teachers needing real feedback.] Gates spoke of feedback not in the critical way that most teachers receive, such as administrative observations and […]
Students often come to high school with organization skills that are often inadequate to help them navigate all of the classes and keep up with the deadlines. That is why teachers need to begin using technology tools to help them get organized and mindful of the best ways to use technology to help make their […]
In April of 2012, the Chrome and Firefox extension/service known as ReadItLater rebranded itself and became a free service. I have used this service since about 2006, as a way to keep stories, articles and website for later reading. I am an avid reader; technologist and educator, I always have content to read. I will […]
The Digital Teacher is a project started to help new teachers and those teachers that are moving to integrate technology into their classrooms more effectively. The old idea of a classroom is very quickly moving away and teachers are being given technical support by districts to support the technology itself. But they are not given support on how to effectively integrate it and manage it, that is where we step in. We are here to help point teachers in the right direction, to gather and disseminate good methodologies to that can help teachers immediately and we also explore the latest technology used in the classroom by current teachers.