Why Is This In My Room?- Starting the Year With EdTech


Tablet, Laptop, Chromebook, MP3 player. Previous presentation engagements include the CUE 2015 Fall Conference, USF Research and Pedagogy Symposium (RaPS) 2014, the DML Conference in 2012 and ISTE 2016. Hey, how’s your year starting?

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It’s New Year’s…Yeah, But…


One big thing that has changed at the school, in those five years, is that every student has a Chromebook that they take home. Our students have changed, our world has changed, our future is changed. So why not work together to create a better future for our students?

A 1:1 Journey Pt 2- Sliding Into Routines


” Our students had just taken approximately seventeen years to return their Chromebooks to the cart and get back to their seats. We’re new to 1:1, and for some of my students that newness extends all the way to, “I have never plugged a Chromebook into a cart.

Getting Animated With Google Slides and Screencastify


I wanted to justify having all these Chromebooks. Soon they were ready and raring to start doing whatever needed to be done to record it. Blended Learning Common Core Standards Creativity and Imagination Education Technology Future Ready animation google slides stop motion

3 New Tools to Support Your Digital Conversion

Tom Murray

Each January, thousands travel to Orlando, Florida to take part in the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), one of the nation’s best edtech related learning opportunities for educators. Sessions were hands-on and relevant – as they should be; not simply sit and get while listening to some guy spout off his presentation slides. A new opportunity to convert older computers to classroom Chromebooks. This post is sponsored by Samsung.

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Two Edthena Partners Featured in National Broadband Imperative Report


During the school’s morning Reading Power Hour, all students use Chromebooks to access the online English Language Arts curriculum to read and respond to texts, practice new vocabulary, and write collaboratively. Watch Diane present about how St.

Who Wants a Job

Adam Welcome

Should we really be preparing kids for jobs we THINK will exist in the future? It’s impossible to predict what the future will look like but it IS possible to predict what skills our students will need to be prepared for jobs that might exist someday.