Posts by Dave Guymon
Don’t Leave Your Learning Behind: What To Do Now That #ISTE2014 Is Over
With hundreds of opportunities to learn at ISTE2014, whether in formal sessions or tangential conversations, attendees have quite possibly reached the upper limit of their cognitive loads. And as the thousands of educators head home from Atlanta, the same question will be on all of our minds; how do I use what I learned at ISTE in my school or classroom?
At #ISTE2014, Process Over Product Prevails
If you listen closely to the conversations taking place at ISTE2014, you will hear educators talking about BYOD, 1:1 initiatives, maker education, and more. But whether in a formal session or a chance meeting in a corridor at the Georgia World Congress Center, one common theme seems to connect what everyone is talking about. And that theme is an emphasis on process.
New White Paper Outlines What’s Now and Next with School Software
As educational technology continues to characterize the classroom, the ways that it is being used are becoming more and more sophisticated. From blending learning to supporting data-driven practices, digital tools, including software for education, are changing the ways that teachers and students both operate.
New Horizon Report Insists Teachers Use Tech
Aside from being great content for your next Twitter chat, this year’s iteration of the NMC Horizon Report is a must-read for 21st century educators and education policy makers alike. Following is a summary of major points.
Project-Based Learning Made Easy
With summer in full bloom, there’s no better time to learn how you can begin incorporating project based learning into your classroom, or to refine your PBL practice for your students.
Let’s Play Outside, There’s an App for That
In the competition for children’s attention, mobile apps and outside play don’t need to be at odds. Instead, taking technology outdoors can help motivate kids to exercise, create, and explore the natural world around them.
Google Apps Summer Camp: Chromebooks
Hosting a blog series about Google Apps for Education without featuring Google’s portable web-based computing device would be like teaching you how to build a house without introducing you to a hammer or nails.
6 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Technology Integration
In an era where ignorance can mean legally-binding repercussions, understanding how to effectively use 21st century tools in the classroom is tantamount to effective classroom management or content area best practices.
Google Apps Summer Camp: Classroom – NEW
Classroom was designed to help teachers “create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and communicate with their classes with ease” through establishing a learning management system that integrates Docs, Drive, and Gmail.
YOUmedia Library Invites Teens to Hang Out, Mess Around, and Geek Out
Since its first location opened in 2009, YOUmedia learning labs have been established in four additional locations throughout Chicago.