Category Archives: Program Building Blocks
Between software on student machines and everything the web has to offer, there are limitless possibilities for using the latest learning tools to enhance the learner experience. Great isn’t it? Well, yes. And no.
Drivers education courses used to include (and sometimes still do) horrifically gory films aimed at scaring young people into being safe behind the wheel. The thought of these videos still bring a shudder to many. Now, there are a lot more »
People in the world of admin or tech integration sometimes muse at the stress many parents feel about their kids technology usage. Their concerns are brought into the spotlight when schools provide or require the technology to students, technology which more »
Many schools are feeling the pinch of the worldwide economy. Even schools that aren’t are of course always looking for ways to budget more efficiently. Professional development is one area where schools are trying to find the right balance between more »
Anyone who has attended an ECIS conference knows how professionally valuable of an experience it typically is. There is one new addition to the conference this year which is a must attend for progressive educators. The ICT Pre-conference Intstitute offers more »
When we put technology in the hands of students, especially technology to take home with them, we recognize the responsibility for providing accompanying knowledge and guidelines. But how we do this is just as important as whether or not we more »
One word often floating around technology discussions is balance. Questions such as How much screen time is too much? and How much class time should be dedicated to tech usage? are typically posed. Just as we as adults understand the need more »
One conversation at a time has been the mantra of the Learning Technologies team build by Dr. Stephen Druggan at Munich International School. Why? Because no one is in the exact same place when it comes to comfort and experience more »
As convenient as email is, it has its pitfalls too. Here is a short video to help your team reflect on how email is used at your school.
Sometimes, taking time to listen to ourselves is good practice. Which words do you hear around your office and school? Do you hear words such as students, learning and objectives? Or are you more likely to hear words such as more »