Wireless Comes to Downton Abbey – Season 5: Episode 2

It’s now the 1920s in the Downton Abbey series and Lord Grantham has allowed wireless into Downton Abbey. Not wireless as in “internet service” but wireless as in “radio.” Listening to the comments (and the quotes below are out of Continue reading Wireless Comes to Downton Abbey – Season 5: Episode 2

Thinking with a 21st Century Twist

Last week, students across Fayette County were creating snowflakes with Elsa and Anna, figuring out how to get Flappy Bird through a series of pipes and tinkering around with other software programs designed to explore the elements of computer science Continue reading Thinking with a 21st Century Twist

There’s an App For That – Assessment Edition

Looking for new ways to engage your students and assess their work? Regardless of the grade level or subject you teach, assessment is something that educators struggle with everyday. Let’s explore a few digital tools and apps that can help Continue reading There’s an App For That – Assessment Edition

From the Editor’s Desk: Get Lucky with Blended Learning

       I’m lucky. This blog does not deliver a sufficient amount of print “real estate” for me to tell you that whole story, but contained herein are a few of the reasons that I say that today. A few weeks Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: Get Lucky with Blended Learning

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!

The Present and Future of District Online Learning Tools

Here are some things scheduled to happen in the next month: The Annual Spring Cleaning. Several of the district’s web platforms have great support for new content, and lousy “end of life” support for all those old Word docs, pictures Continue reading The Present and Future of District Online Learning Tools

From the Editor’s Desk: Blended Learning Support in Fayette County

       In this essay I’ll be discussing exactly what sort of role the Office of Instructional Technology (OIT) might play in your instructional needs. There’s a survey linked at the bottom of this discussion – tell us what you think! Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: Blended Learning Support in Fayette County