Technology Integration Matrix: Assess Yourself!

I came across this awesome matrix today and was excited about how I could use it to assess my own classroom and those of my colleagues around how effective our technology integration is. As always, it is my belief that the purpose of integration is to enhance and improve student learning. As awesome as the … Continue reading Technology Integration Matrix: Assess Yourself!

Innovate, Don’t Automate

A little something I whipped up, inspired by Alan November's conversation around redesigning the way we use technology in the classroom. Not necessarily a new idea, but a distinction that I think is often missing in classrooms: the difference between automating tasks and assignments with technology versus innovating the classroom practices.

What’s the Difference Between “Using Technology” and “Technology Integration”?

Recently, I've been noticing that a lot of instructors are under the impression that they are successfully integrating technology, when in fact they are simply using technology. Although this might seem to some as just semantics, in my opinion there is a huge difference between the two - a difference that can be seen in the … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between “Using Technology” and “Technology Integration”?

What Does Web 3.0 Look Like In Education?

I found this absolutely fantastic table created by Dr. John Moravec and HAD to share. It is a concise, meaningful comparison between web 1.0, web 2.0 and web 3.0 and how each of these look in the classroom. For me, it provided an easy way to explain to stakeholders what the purpose of web 3.0 is, … Continue reading What Does Web 3.0 Look Like In Education?