New Theme and New Resources – My Blog

Hello Everyone, As you can see from looking at my blog, I have been busy this weekend.  Not only does the blog have a new design, but I have added four additional resources: Google Hints - The Ultimate Guide for Teachers and School Leaders Twitter Hints and Tips YouTube Hints and Tips Technology Links These [...]

The Future of Education: BYOD in the Classroom

By: Tim Panagos AS CHILDREN ACROSS the nation return to school, many are going armed with their own computational tools. From laptops to tablets and smartphones, schools and universities across the globe are testing out a more dynamic learning environment, where students bring and use their choice of technologically assistive devices in the classroom. [...]

Use Periscope for Awesome Classroom Sharing

By: Starr Sackstein At the beginning, my opinion was different. The first tries with Meerkat and Periscope,  Meerkat was my preferred, but after using Periscope more frequently, it is the clear choice for the educational setting. (Aside from the function being very similar, it's connection with Twitter makes for a seamless transition. Tweeps who [...]

Future Ready

As our school district is entering into the rebranding and strategic planning initiatives, I thought it would be a proper exercise to determine what the future should look like of technology in Pickerington.  So what does (or should) the future of instructional technology look like. To start this process out, I needed a catch phrase [...]

Grading Practices

As we begin to have conversations about proper grading practices and measuring what our students truly know I would encourage you to watch some of the videos from Rick Wormeli. Rick Wormeli's Bio (from AEI Speaker's Bureau): One of the first Nationally Board Certified teachers in America, Rick brings innovation, energy, validity and high standards [...]