Education in the Age of the Technologist

This video presentation was originally given at Bar Camp Orlando 2015 on April 18, 2015. Why do some technology solutions seem to work in education while others don’t? Where are MOOCs missing the mark? Education in the Age of the … Continue reading Education in the Age of the Technologist

Diving into the Past without Drowning: Day Trip to Laguna Beach (1973)

I just spent the last hour watching an 8mm film that I and several others shot in the early 1970s. The film is a collection of footage that I’d gotten from Creagan’s family, the western we’d done in junior high … Continue reading Diving into the Past without Drowning: Day Trip to Laguna Beach (1973)

Looking for Creagan McConnell: The Man and The Myths [1994 documentary]

Looking for Creagan McConnell: The Man and The Myths [1994 documentary] In 1994 my best friend, Creagan McConnell, announced that he was going to move to Arizona to help his folks build their home. I produced the following video, with … Continue reading Looking for Creagan McConnell: The Man and The Myths [1994 documentary]

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 6: Digital Evidence of My Misspent “Youth”

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 6: Digital Evidence of My Misspent “Youth.” Taco Beach, in Long Beach CA… There’s a reason I have such fond memories of the place and why I haven’t quite found it’s replacement here in Orlando. Links … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 6: Digital Evidence of My Misspent “Youth”

Trying to Remember What’s My Mission?

I’ve been back from California for a few weeks, dove right back into work, getting out of the house and keeping tabs on my health. Today actually marked the first time since my illness that I did what I said … Continue reading Trying to Remember What’s My Mission?

neva rocks taco beach! *video*

I wasn’t living in Long Beach when Melissa Etheridge made her breakthrough playing locally at a club called Que Sera on 7th Street (funny that her wikipedia article doesn’t mention Que Sera), but every time I come out and watch … Continue reading neva rocks taco beach! *video*

Video Essays on Ed-Tech: Labs vs. Classrooms (Video Resumes)

I created these video essays in 2005 when I was looking for another ed-tech job. Enjoy. Uploaded to YouTube on July 19, 2006. “Labs Versus Classrooms” is a video essay about the most effective ways to implement technology on a … Continue reading Video Essays on Ed-Tech: Labs vs. Classrooms (Video Resumes)

Video Essays on Ed-Tech: Tools to Create the Curriculum (Video Resumes)

I created these video essays in 2005 when I was looking for another ed-tech job. Enjoy. Uploaded to YouTube on July 19, 2006. “Tools to Create Curriculum” is a video essay about how I used technology to meet the needs of my students beginning from my first years as a classroom teacher to being school site tech coordinator. The Four Video Resumes: “Labs Versus Classrooms“ “Goldilocks & Tech Implementations“ “Tools to Manage The Classroom“ “Tools to Create Curriculum“ Continue reading Video Essays on Ed-Tech: Tools to Create the Curriculum (Video Resumes)

Video Essays on Ed-Tech: Tools to Manage the Classroom (Video Resumes)

I created these video essays in 2005 when I was looking for another ed-tech job. Enjoy. Uploaded to YouTube on July 19, 2006. “Tools to Manage The Classroom” is a video essay detailing my first experiences using technology as a classroom teacher. The Four Video Resumes: “Labs Versus Classrooms“ “Goldilocks & Tech Implementations“ “Tools to Manage The Classroom“ “Tools to Create Curriculum“ Continue reading Video Essays on Ed-Tech: Tools to Manage the Classroom (Video Resumes)