Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

In the Guide to Capstone Education from the National Capstone Consortium there are a series of questions posed about technology and the role it should, could or might possibly play in a capstone course. In “How Does Technology Facilitate Learning?

EdTech Acronyms Explained


The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOD – Bring Your Own Device. BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning.

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Lead in the Now

A Principal's Reflections

Then there is the most dangerous view in education that the way we have always done it is the best way. With changing times, continuous reflection and learning are needed in order to move schools forward now. Students who are not engaged are not likely to be learning.

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Newly Posted Favorite Resources 01/13/2013

The Web20Classroom

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Newly Posted Favorite Resources 11/05/2013

The Web20Classroom

Are You a Critical Consumer?

A Principal's Reflections

The education space is not immune to some of the prevalent issues and challenges described above. As we explored moving towards Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD ) in 2010, I was able to glean powerful insights and evidence of efficacy from the Forsyth County School District in Georgia.

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A Wake Up Call For School Leaders

A Principal's Reflections

So the other day I tweeted out this comment, “I am amazed each day to see so much educational progress in my Twitter feed. Many people in education talk a great game when it comes to the effective use of technology, but the results (lack there of) speak for themselves. That is not BYOD.

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On Aer

Learning with 'e's

I spent two great days in Ireland this weekend, and would like to thank my hosts at the Computer Education Society of Ireland for inviting me. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. cesi12 education social media schools blogging future open educational resources BYOD

THANK YOU for 5 Amazing Years of Educational Podcasting! Thank You For Amazing Feedback!


A wealth of knowledge June 15, 2015 by jpdalton from United States I got the honor of hearing this gentleman speak in person and he knocked my socks off! Jeffrey Bradbury is clearly an innovator and a mover and shaker in the educational technology world. Great info for educators!

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Happy Birthday to The Innovative Educator! You are 5 today, March 19th.

The Innovative Educator

It was exactly five years ago today that The Innovative Educator took its first step in an effort to publicly become a part of the conversation on learning innovatively. I took Will’s advice and like any proud parent, I can say I’ve learned so much from the experience of giving birth to this new creation that has developed a purposeful and professional digital footprint consisting of more than 1400 entries.


Uncommon Learning

A Principal's Reflections

It is not that our students are actually learning differently per se, but the environment in which they are learning is dramatically different. Uncommon learning refers to initiatives and pedagogical techniques that are not present in scale in a typical school or district.

The hottest posts everyone's reading

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Entry Pageviews How strong is your personal learning network? Jul 31, 2013, 3007 Bring Your Own Device #BYOD - 5 Lessons for Success. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired use one of those icons below the post to share it with others and/or leave a comment.


The hottest posts everyone's reading!

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Post Views Stay connected to parents with Google Voice Jul 21, 2013, 1876 Bring Your Own Device #BYOD - 5 Lessons for Succes. Jul 10, 2013, 1809 How strong is your personal learning network? Aug 11, 2013, 1690 Cyberbullying Infographic Jul 18, 2013, 1551 3 great reasons to use Twitter in your school Jul 24, 2013, 1352 Teen Takes Control of Her Own Learning and Opts Ou.


10 Characteristics Of An Authentic-Based Learning Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Along with my good friend and literacy expert Shaelynn Farnsworth , we examine what authentic learning means and what these classrooms truly look like. Reimagining education is frequently sparked by advancement in technology. Student learning regularly reaches outside the classroom.

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The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment. Candidatein Higher Education at The University of Virginia, Curry School of Education. Further, research validates the use of mobile technology in education. Social learning networks, e?portfolios,

Digital Leadership – LIVE Blog of Eric Sheninger Keynote at Leading Future Learning 2015


Eric Sheninger, Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) and Scholastic Achievement Partners (SAP) , kicked off the 2015 Leading Future Learning conference with his keynote on Digital Leadership.