I’ve been filling out teaching/education-related job application and I was met with this little gem: Please describe your knowledge of pedagogy associated with various instructional modalities, i.e. face-to-face, hybrid, and online Having taught students from Kindergarten to eighth grade, freshmen … Continue reading Teaching Using Tech: Philosophy of Higher Education, Part 2
I’ve been thinking about the decades old promises of virtual reality and how my graduate students have responded to their first experiences with Second Life and thought that an info-graphic break down of virtual reality might help us approach the subject with less anxiety or frustration. It really comes down to thinking of the ol’ “right tool for the right job” mindset. BTW, this infographic/presentation was created with Piktochart. I’ll have a link to tool & presentation at the end of this post. Enjoy.
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Many years ago, when I was describing my job as a tech specialist at my school to an in-law she responded with a dismissive, Oh, so you’re not really a teacher anymore. Wow, talk about taking the air out of … Continue reading What Do Online Educators Do: Tools of the Trade
One can never underestimate how important classroom layout is. I think it was back in 1995 when I was student teaching that I met a teacher who taught either 5th or 6th grade in Garden Grove. This was back in … Continue reading Removing One Barrier to Learning w/ Posted Calendars
Ed Tech: Computer Labs versus Classroom Computers It’s traditional that the showcase of any school with a halfway decent tech program is their computer lab. Go to any school site and if they want to show off their tech program … Continue reading Ed Tech: Computer Labs versus Classroom Computers