Technology in Education – Content Curation for Higher-Level Critical Thinking

Is "collecting" information a worthwhile endeavor during valuable classroom time? It seems the answer to that question lies in a teacher's ability to discern exactly what type of curation meets the educational objectives of the lesson. We have to look at the process of implementing technology in education as a value added activity that goes beyond collecting and classifying information under certain themes or topics.

By | 2017-04-26T03:20:50+00:00 January 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Technology in Education – Organizing Research and Digital Files with Evernote

When we look at Evernote from a "technology in education" standpoint, there are many ways this tool can be useful. One can browse the web and find an interesting website that relates to research being done for an article or paper then click on the plug-in icon in the browser that will send that webpage directly to the file folder of choice in Evernote.

By | 2017-04-26T03:20:50+00:00 January 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Motivating Students – What To Do If Your Child Is Bored At School

One of the single best ways to recognize if your child is bored at school is by how they approach their homework. This is not to say we expect them to come bouncing in the door after school, forgoing a snack and play time, joyfully opening up their backpack and their homework folder.  If that's your kid, that's pretty darn amazing!

By | 2017-04-26T03:20:51+00:00 November 16th, 2015|0 Comments