5 Tips to Create Strong Learning Environments with iPads – from Tom Daccord

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This post first appeared on eSchool News. Putting iPads in the service of learning, in our view, means putting technology in the service of preparing students to solve unstructured problems and communicate persuasively and with deep understanding. That’s our vision of what great schools do. As we approach the challenge of creating powerful learning environments […]

Weekly Resources & ISTE Recap

Happy 4th of July! Given the soggy conditions here in the North East, we decided to post our weekly resources a bit early. This week, Greg Kulowiec kicked off another Full Year Professional Development Program in Waltham, MA. Shawn McCusker led another successful Advanced iPad Classroom workshop in Cambridge (there are two more scheduled for Austin and […]

Challenge-Based, One-Screen, & T21: The EdTechTeacher Approach to iPad PD with Tom Daccord by Kate Wilson

Tom Daccord (@thomasdaccord) is the co-founder and CEO of EdTechTeacher. The presentation materials for his talk can be found here. In this last afternoon of the San Diego iPad Summit, Tom is going to outline what makes EdTechTeacher work as a professional development (PD) provider. As the newest member of the EdTechTeacher team, I have […]

Challenge-Based, One-Screen, & T21: The EdTechTeacher Approach to iPad PD – Jen Carey thoughts from Tom Daccord’s Session

You can also read this post on Jen’s blog. In keeping with my focus on Professional Development (the life of a tech administrator), the next session I am attending is “Challenge-Based, One-Screen, & T21: the EdTechTeacher Approach to iPad PD” by Thomas Daccord of EdTechTeacher (the hosts of the iPad Summit). Tom’s focus in this session is ETT’s approach […]

Failure Is Mandatory: Creating A Culture Of Innovation – From Tom & Justin on Edudemic

Progressive school administrators understand that teachers need room to explore and experiment to uncover ways to use technology effectively in the service of learning. These administrators recognize that initial tech integration forays may fall short, or even fail, but they realize that experiences gleaned help build institutional knowledge of best practices. Ultimately, enhanced community-wide knowledge […]