Tag Archives: educational Technology

10 Different Insights into What Makes a Great Teacher

"...great teachers do not teach. They stack the deck so that students have a reason to learn and in the process can't help but learn mainly by teaching themselves. This knowledge then becomes permanent and cherished rather than illusory and irrelevant." Ben Johnson This blog was inspired while I was attending ISTE where, as always, I…
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Edu Tech Developer’s Guide

Edu Tech Developer's Guide Opportunities abound for software designers and developers to create impactful tools for teachers, school leaders, students, and their families. This guide for developers, startups and entrepreneurs addresses key questions about the education ecosystem and highlights critical needs and opportunities to develop digital tools and apps for learning. Crowd-sourced from knowledgeable educators, developers,…
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The Aftermath – ISTE 2014

I wasn't sure if aftermath was the correct verbage so, I looked it up and decided that the second definition was more in line with what I am feeling. Growth, "new grass growing" resonated with me. It wasn't that my lawn needed to be mowed (it did) but more a feeling of newness. This has only…
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The Teacher of Tomorrow – What makes a 21st Century Educator?

Guest blog by Reese Jones Technology is only as good as the people who use it. Same as education is only as good as the people who teach. With rapid digital advances in personal computing and social networking, teachers need to adapt just as quickly to put these developments into good use in the classroom.…
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