Category: Educational Technology

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Did You Know, 2014 Remix

The “Did You Know? / Shift Happens” video was created in 2008. I’ve updated here, with updated facts and corrected information. I have referenced the Did You Know? (also known as Shift Happens) video before on this blog. It’s one of my favorite discussion starters, when talking with educators about technology integration. I use the video at least five times a year, and the resulting discussion and buy-in is always jarring.

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Want the Best Job Ever?

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again — I have the best job ever. After years in public education, I stumbled upon a listing for an education technology specialist at the Monterey...

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Make It Work: Sharing Class Sets of iPads

If you can’t afford an iPad for every student, what can you do? First, be absolutely certain you can’t afford to go 1:1. It might not be as expensive as you think — check out the real cost analysis in the table at the bottom of my From the Dark Side post. Take a look at grant options, as well. Jenny Magiera, a teacher in Chicago Public Schools, bought her class set of iPads using grant money and offers suggestions for teachers looking to do the same.

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