Tech Conference Tidbits

| February 19, 2013

After hearing Ken Shelton speak I now have a new goal: to create a “goosebump moment” every day in the classroom.

Being Inspired At The Tech Conference

| February 19, 2013

Awesome start to the SDPBC Tech Conference. Keynote speaker Kevin Honeycutt is honest and inspiring. Follow this man, listen to what he says, and take his every word to heart. Twitter: Kevin Honeycutt

Facebook In The Classroom

| September 22, 2012

Many classrooms around the world are beginning to use Facebook as a way to teach history.  Creating a chronological timeline of historical events on Facebook is a great way to engage students.  Below is a video of how one school is using Facebook in their classroom.  

Technology and the Teacher

| July 1, 2009

We have all heard that we need to use technology in the classroom to enhance learning, but the newest buzz seems to be about whether teachers and brick and mortar schools are even needed in the 21st century. In “Are Schools Irrelevant?” by Deven Black he poses this very question. This is something that I […]

Digital Dossier: The footprints we leave behind

| June 30, 2009

This video gives us a look into how our digital footprints are formed. It was created by Digital Natives, an interdisciplinary collaboration of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and the Research Center for Information Law at the University of St. Gallen. We are beginning to see more and more news […]

3 Steps for 21st Century Learning

| June 29, 2009

This is a short video by Jackie Halaw on how to begin converting your classroom to a 21st century class. 3 Steps for 21st Century Learning

Seth Godin on the tribes we lead

| June 21, 2009

I have been following Seth Godin for a while now and have found him to have many interesting ideas.  His recent one being the idea of tribes and how they are effective in the 21st century. In this video he describes his idea of tribes and how they are being used in society today. Seth […]

Facebook Manners Video

| June 20, 2009

This video was shared on Twitter by Pat recently. I think it is a great video because it is amusing but makes some good points at the same time. I will be using this in my class next year to open up the conversation with students on how to be responsible on the internet. Enjoy!