Educators Shouldn’t Act Differently on Social Media – from Patrick Larkin

Educators Shouldn’t Act Differently on Social Media – from Patrick Larkin

Patrick Larkin writes regularly on his Education Week blog, Reinventing K-12 Learning. He first published this post on February 18th. As someone who is a big proponent of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. as tools to communicate, connect, and learn, I often get asked …

We officially shifted into spring/summer mode this past week. Our T21 programs have started to wrap up with final face-to-face workshops, and registrations are streaming in for Summer Workshops. This also means that our writing has diversified as we reflect on pedagogical …

EdTechTeacher Co-Founder, Justin Reich, issued a challenge on his EdTechResearcher blog last week – to share your iPad home screen with the hashtag #onescreen. One of the core principles of good iPad usage that my EdTechTeacher colleagues have developed is the idea that educators should focus on …

Happy Friday! The busy start to 2013 continued this week with Tom, Greg, and Beth all leading workshops. We do have some exciting news and updates for you. First off, please welcome Patrick Larkin to the EdTechTeacher team. He will conduct workshops …

If You Meet an iPad on the Way, Smash It – From Justin on EdTechResearcher

EdTechTeacher Co-Founder, Justin Reich, wrote this great post as a prelude to this week’s EdTechTeacher iPad Summit on his blog at Education Week, EdTechResearcher. If you Meet an iPad on the Way, Smash It There is a famous Zen koan (a verbal, mental puzzle …

Teaching Technology to Teachers: I Used to Think… but Now I Think… – From Justin on EdTechResearcher

EdTechTeacher Directors, Tom Daccord and Justin Reich, led a summer workshop last week focused on Teaching Technology to Teachers. Justin wrote the post below on EdTechResearcher with his reflections on technology integration and technology professional development. “I used to think that I needed …

The Digital Divide and Open Technologies – new articles from Justin on EdTechResearcher

EdTechTeacher Founder, Justin Reich, continues to write about the growing equity issues in educational technology and the perceived value of Open Education Resources. In response to a front page article in the New York Times depicting young men of color as “freaks” …