Reflections of a Prairie Teacher

It's better to burn out than it is to rust ~ Neil Young

Bring Things into Focus

The “Coffee Cup” Scene – Game of Thrones, Season 8, Episode 1 (Winterfell) The job of an educator (and parent)…

Open Data and My True Self

This week’s readings had a broad central theme (“The other opens”) which I found difficult to corral with a narrative…

Educators are Amazing!

This week’s readings revolved around learning design and learning theories as they underpin pedagogical choices.  I try not to be…

Roadblocks to a Lofty(er) Goal

I made the argument in a past blog that the open education movement would stall (specifically within higher ed) because…

The Business of Open

The three articles of this week’s readings tied together the historical high points (and low) of education technology (“ed-tech” or…

Summary of Summaries

For the assignment this week, we were tasked with reviewing the summaries and videos our colleagues have created on sections…

Over-Empty/Under-Stuffed

Well, I finished this week’s readings.  Fu & Hwang provide the reader with exactly what was advertised – an exhaustive…

Mind The Gap

In my readings for this week, I was tasked with learning about the TPACK and SAMR models for incorporating technology…

The “Great” Debate

After all the reading, thinking and evaluating of my own situation and pedagogical leanings regarding the Clark/Kozma debate, what I…

Trends in Ed-Tech Trends

Let’s get a related, and simple point out of the way: the biggest trend involving technology in education is the…

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