KET Encyclomedia: Time to Revisit an Old Friend!

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Ah…the evolution of video. I vividly remember watching old home videos my father filmed back in the 70’s with a Bell & Howell 8mm camera. The short, silent videos are grainy, poorly filmed (sorry, Dad), and typically show a wide Continue reading KET Encyclomedia: Time to Revisit an Old Friend!

From the Editor’s Desk: Stop the hardware purchasing world. I want to get off!

This past summer I assembled a new computer workstation at home. I designed it to leverage Windows 8’s touch-screen capabilities, so I purchased a good touch-screen monitor. I love the system so much, I decided to put a 2nd monitor Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: Stop the hardware purchasing world. I want to get off!

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

From the Editor’s Desk: Strap in, shut up, and hold on!

The above has always struck me as one of the more offensive of bumper stickers – inevitably it sits on the back of some loud American muscle car or pickup, driven by a guy with an overstated sense of his Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: Strap in, shut up, and hold on!

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

Digital Learning Day – Coming Soon!

I am excited to announce that Fayette County Schools will be participating in Digital Learning Day on February 6, 2013.  This nationwide event sponsored by the Alliance for Excellent Education encourages teachers and schools to celebrate digital learning taking place Continue reading Digital Learning Day – Coming Soon!