From the Editor’s Desk: “There’s No Such Thing as Free Lunch”

       The age-old phrase in the title of this article was coined at a time when saloons would give away lunch as an enticement for folks to buy their other “products.” In the age of the Internet, it’s usually phrased Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: “There’s No Such Thing as Free Lunch”

Students+Parents+Schools=Better Digital Citizenship

As my niece negotiates the new world of 4th grade this year, I often think about the Internet’s pitfalls, especially social media, and worry about the future. Frankly, my sister and brother-in-law aren’t prepared for what she may experience, and Continue reading Students+Parents+Schools=Better Digital Citizenship

Coding in the Classroom

My session at Fayette County’s Innovation for Learning Conference this past Saturday focused on the topic of computing in the classroom, specifically thinking about how you can introduce computer science to your students during the Hour of Code. In case you didn’t know, computational Continue reading Coding in the Classroom

Free Online Storage for You and Students – Office 365

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You can purchase one terabyte of digital storage for $300+ OR – you and your students can have 1 TB of storage online for free with One Drive! And what if you don’t have Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or OneNote) on Continue reading Free Online Storage for You and Students – Office 365

Move It, Shake It, Make It, Take It!

  Move it, Shake it, MAKE it  !  You’ve seen it in magazines, on blogs, and showcased on the news.  You’ve said “ooh” and “ahh” but never thought something as exciting and innovative could be part of your classroom.  Or Continue reading Move It, Shake It, Make It, Take It!