Sure, there’s a place for water-cooler chuckles in our lives, but not at the expense of real news. Can we all control our clicks for the good of humanity?
At ICE 2012, I hosted a Media Roundtable entitled The Media and Education: Pointing Toward the Positive. It was an eye-opening event, and nothing that we expected. The promo for it is here: http://iceberg.org/node/310
Well, not totally. But most of my fresh, new content can be read at a new collaborative online magazine, EdReach.us. I will continue to use drezac.com as a place to host my personal thoughts, resources, notes, and presentations. However, my voice- will be housed at EdReach.us from now on. What is EdReach? Well, it’s an idea that together- we can […]
The following is my presentation from the Illinois Computing Educators’ Conference from February 2011.
Today is the official launch of EdReach.us, the educational media network, a collaboration by educators from all over the United States. So, why EdReach? Do we really need another Educational blog? There are so many others out there- aren’t there enough? Well, that is true, there are a lot of voices out there. So many […]
For years we dreamed of a day- where you said to your computer: “Computer- tell me everything there is to know about ______________.” And the computer would then show you all details, movies, pictures, related stories and text regarding that subject. The first thing I think of is the scene in Star Trek II (or […]
How cool! Looks like Mathademics has picked up a nomination for the Edublog Awards in the “Best Use of Educational Video/ Visual” category. How delightful! While we are clearly the “underdog” compared to the Khan Academy, which was also nominated, I think, as well as many teachers who have told me, that there is a […]
Thanks to Adriano Zanni on Flickr. Interactive White Boards are here, whether we like them or not. Golly, if your classroom doesn’t have one by now, I’d be real surprised. And while tech educators often rail against them (because teachers hog them), I’ve decided to throw up the white flag of surrender- for the kids. […]
This is my presentation about Social Networking in schools. It is meant to be a conversation about the ideas, limits and the boundaries of using SN tools in the classroom. I presented this at IETC in Springfield, IL on November 19th, 2010. Being in Prezi format, it’s image heavy, so it’s not all “spelled out” […]
Here’s the embed for my presentation about gaining teacher adoption of technology use in schools. Enjoy! It’s image heavy, but if you’d like me to explain it to you, leave me a comment! I presented this at IETC in Springfield on November 18th, 2010.http://prezi.com/bfqwqoghalff/adapt-and-adopt-strategies-for-teacher-buy-in/ Adapt and Adopt: Strategies for Teacher Buy-In on Prezi