Monthly Archives: February 2013

How quickly the technology changes

I think using student response systems as a formative assessment is pedagogically sound. I don’t want to say that I jump on the technology bandwagons, but I do like to explore the constantly evolving tech landscape. In the past five years there have been numerous systems in place: ActiVotes, ActivExpressions, ActivEngage, Socrative, and finally Infuse Learning. Continue reading

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BYOT club reflections… so far

We are in our fourth month of BYOT club so far at the middle school (with bi-weekly meetings, unless holidays interfere). The club was originally in a previous blog post after some disillusionment with professional development. Some things have gone … Continue reading

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Cost of Being Connected

Since I am part of the committee that develops technology policies for the district, a frequent concern is the technology gap for students in the district. Schools increasingly ask students to use the Internet for school assignments, which is reasonable … Continue reading

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