Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to introduce you to way that you can ensure the standards are amplified, and not ignored, by the integration of educational technology. I have three pre-conference workshops that you may want to register for.

FETC session offers strategies to incorporate educational technology in the classroom for ELs

FETC Converge

By Claude Bornel, English learners should have the same opportunities to be exposed to STEM classes as any other student, and the language proficiency shouldn’t be a barrier to attend any kind of class, says Lori Menning, who discussed technology supporting English learners at the national Future of Education Technology Conference. More… Uncategorized edtech ELs FETC Workshop


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A Professional Development Alternative

My Island View

I recently attended the annual conference held by , the New York State ISTE affiliate organization. It is a favorite conference of mine, since I served as a board member of that organization for about six years. It is also both comprehensive and progressive in the way of education conferences. There was a limited amount of follow-up support, and that support had to be initiated by the teacher’s request. Supports collaboration, typically in job-embedded contexts.

Meet NEO at OEB 2017!


These are the questions the OEB Conference is planning to ask and find answers to. OEB — Online Educa Berlin — is a global, cross-sector conference on technology-supported education and training. The only constant is change.

Technology Integration, 1 to 1, and Student Centered Learning: Five Ideas to Consider

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this first in a series of posts devoted to student centered learning in the technology enhanced classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1, or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations.

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


Let’s think about a few ways in which we can better prepare ourselves for OWNING these technology tools in our classroom. Have you ever used another teacher’s classroom and were completely thrown off by the technology setup? Hey, how’s your year starting?

EdTech 140

On air

Learning with 'e's

I was in Timisoara last week to give the opening address for the Open Education conference hosted by Universitatea Polytehnica Timisoara's Virtual Campus Centre. Diana invited me to give the keynote speech and I spoke on Open education, open scholarship and technology supported learning.

Barefoot keynote

Learning with 'e's

My opening keynote at the conference was preceded by a Maori Powhiri (welcoming ceremony) in the Marae (Maori sacred meeting house) followed by the ceremonial welcome which included the pressing of noses and foreheads ( Hongi ) with several of the university staff and dignitaries.