Subscribe: Teacher Tech
Preview: Teacher Tech

Teacher Tech

Changing education one byte at a time

Last Build Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2018 09:22:13 +0000


Tech Integration: It’s Not Customer Servicemrsl330harware

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 21:39:46 +0000

This week I went to a two day conference on coaching. It was designed for those people who are instructional coaches- the ones that have all those cool teaching strategies, capacity matrices and resources that help teachers hone their craft … Continue reading

Media Files:

5 Tips For Better Digital Contentmrsl330

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 15:17:54 +0000

When I was in college, my Anatomy and Physiology professor, Dr. Mason, was both the course lecturer and the author of our textbook. As such, he lectured from the book. Verbatim. You either got it or you spent hours in … Continue reading

Media Files:

BeeBot Pedagogy and Best Practicesmrsl330beebot.jpg

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:38:29 +0000

What does what its told, always moves in six inch increments, and holds the fascination of students? It’s a BeeBot, a small plastic robotic bee gaining popularity in classrooms all over the world. I did a staff training on the … Continue reading

Media Files:

Mystery Number Skype Makes Learning Stickmrsl330number-skype

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:07:13 +0000

One of the best parts of my day is when I get to see kids apply what they learn to a real problem. It’s even better when I can see the wheels turning in their brains- which is just what … Continue reading

Media Files:

Phone It In: 5th Grade Bloggingmrsl330IMG_3175.PNG

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:25:31 +0000

Last month I went fishing for elementary school teachers willing to try blogging in their classrooms. Second year teacher Ryan Burk shut his eyes and grabbed the bait- his class is glad he did! Blogging is a great way to … Continue reading

Media Files:

Taming the Student Cell Phonemrsl330

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:29:33 +0000

I love Facebook as a professional development tool, if only for the way it encourages easy conversation and the spread of ideas. Teachers in our district have embraced it as a way to easily reach their audience- students, parents, and … Continue reading

Media Files:

The Shifting Role of the Tech Integratormrsl330

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:02:10 +0000

Here’s a snapshot of a typical day in my life as an integrator: Zip down to classroom 1 to put out apple TV fire. Respond to 3 emails from students who can’t remember their Educate passwords. Touch base with teacher … Continue reading

Media Files:

Is Your Planbook Holding Your Students Hostage?mrsl330

Mon, 25 May 2015 21:22:15 +0000

(Originally posted at, May 12 2015) In a traditional classroom, the calendar and the teacher’s planbook are essential tools. They drive the pace, the resources, the instruction, and the assessment in a classroom on a day to day basis. With … Continue reading

Media Files:

March Madness: 4 Time Management Tools for Studentsmrsl330time-92897_1280

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:36:11 +0000

Time moves differently for students than it does for teachers. Once March gets here teachers clearly see how little time is left for students to make up all that work they have left undone in the name of working at … Continue reading

Media Files: