Tag: Ed Tech

2019 Horizon Report: Connections and Reflections

Overview The 2019 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report – Higher Education Edition (Horizon Report) was published on April 23, 2019. The Horizon Report, created by a 98 person panel, is useful as both a reference and guide for all people involved in the world of education. “With more than 17 years of research and publications, the Horizon …

Networked Learning Space: Part 3

My ongoing quest to build a Networked Learning Space continues to make progress as I experience successes and setbacks. For a recap of Parts 1 and 2 of this series, click on the links provided. If you’re up to speed, read on! Goal #1 – Tweet at least three times per week I’m surprised at …

Networked Learning Space: Part 2

It’s been a busy and productive week in the world of contributing to a Networked Learning Space. For a recap of my project plan, view the Part 1 blog post. Here’s an update on how the process is going so far… Goal #1 – Tweet at least three times per week Using Twitter on a …

Networked Learning Space: Part 1

Educational technology plays a key role in elementary, middle, and secondary schools. Teachers utilize educational technology across content areas to support creation, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking inside and outside the classroom. In order to successfully incorporate educational technology into the classroom, teachers must have a deep understanding of classroom management, academic standards, and grade …

The 5 W’s of My First Twitter Chat

I was anti-Twitter for YEARS. A corner of the world wide web where people tried to impress fellow strangers with random thoughts and snarky comments? Thanks, but no thanks. Celebrity feuds and the remarks of political figures only furthered this negative opinion. I vowed to keep off of Twitter and stick to the social media …