Category Archives: Technology

Google Classroom and the School-Home Connection

Google Classroom is where communication can become contribution. Educators have a responsibility to provide a safe, happy, and empowering learning environment for the students in our care.  We can implement high yield strategies, and engage our students in Inquiry Learning, … Continue reading

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How Loud is Too Loud?

I recently read a colleagues Tweet: A principal from our system quickly replied: Andy makes a great point here in that noise should by no means be THE indication of student learning.  In a (hopefully) bygone age, Principals could walk … Continue reading

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How Technology Has Affected Traditional Teaching

This post originally appeared on A Platform for Good – a project of the Family Online Safety Institute designed to help parents, teachers and teens to connect, share, and do good online. While much is different in the field of Education, many … Continue reading

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Creating Student Accounts with Gmail.

If you have not yet checked out learn.googleapps.com, now is the time.  This post comes with lots of thanks to the Gmail Tips and Tricks section of the Google Apps Documentation and Support Page! This is a simple solution to … Continue reading

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The Real Learning

I had the pleasure of attending Connect2013 this past few days.  The line up of session topics was broad, and the many presenters were accomplished.  I’ll likely blog about some of those topics in the coming weeks as I have … Continue reading

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It’s not (just) about the technology.

When I was growing up, I always enjoyed books and movies about school and teaching; I would imagine many other teachers share this experience.  A few favourites I can remember from the past and not so recent past include: Teacher … Continue reading

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