I believe that technology allows us to connect with others around the globe. These educational technology frameworks provide step-by-step processes to help education leaders successfully integrate educational technology in the classroom.

Design Thinking in the Classroom 3
Design thinking in the classroom has the potential to unleash creativity, innovation and empathy while engaging your students to discover unique solutions to problems. Having recently presented at Learning2 on the topic, I want to share here design thinking’s key concepts, methodology and take-aways. Discover Creative Solutions There are different ways to solve problems. Engineers […]

Introduction to Design Thinking in the Classroom

Terea started flipping her class this year with great results. Even though she is figuring out what strategies work best for her, she is already seeing an increase in the time she has available in class. Whereas a lecture and directions would take 15-30 minutes before, now, the video lesson […]

Use a Model to Blend Learning

This is an introduction to the coaching page on Dragon Gate. Highlights from the video: access the coaching page via (You must be signed into your KAS account to access Dragon Page) on the Coaching Page is a plethora of teacher resources workshops are being archived on YouTube as videos, or if you […]

Introduction to Share – The Coaching Page

Computational Thinking is a problem-solving process through which you learn to formulate a problem, organize and analyze data logically, and formulate solutions to that problem. In this sense, learning Computational Thinking is also learning critical thinking and as such is one of the fundamental frameworks to master. Apply Computational Thinking To […]

Computational Thinking, A Framework For Critical Thinking

3 Rules for Balance with Technology - Infographics 1
Balance will be different for every family. I am hoping that these 3 rules to balance technology at home which I gathered from my research and experience will help you engage in conversations about the use of technology in your house. My experience in the classroom and as a parent points to a very obvious fact: being digital natives does not make our children digital citizens. Our children and students need guidance with technology before they can claim an independence of their own. I believe the helm the need to navigate their digital waves is balance.

Balance Technology at Home with these 3 Rules

Google Certification 1 of 3 Online Classes for Technology in Education
There are 3 online classes for technology in education which impress me very much at the moment. If you are looking to start a new course over the summer that will literally make you want to go back to the classroom and innovate, dig into one of these: Certificate of Educational Technology and Information Literacy (COETAIL) EdTechTeam Teacher Leader Certification Google Certified Educator Levels 1 & 2

3 Online Classes for Technology in Education

Paper Sea 1
No one is immune to the flood of communications inundating our inboxes at all times of day. Keep the alerts on and your smartphone will light up like a Christmas tree. This constant flow contributes to several survivalist yet counter-productive techniques. While it may lead to a higher stress in some, others have abdicated and are willfully ignoring the email tsunami at the cost of missing important messages amidst the flow. Hopefully these pieces of advice will help rein in the electronic wave gnawing our time away.

9 Tenets of Email Etiquette