Tag: tech

Nov 12

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are more amazing blog posts to read from this past week! Free Technology for Teachers: Using Icons to Help Organize Google Drive Folders Remember what your Google Drive looked like when you first started using it? It was neat, organized, and free of clutter. As you began to use Drive more frequently, you probably …

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Jul 14

Student Tech Support – ChimTech

At the beginning of the 2015-16 school year I was feeling some desperation. Our middle school had been pitching a plan to go 1:1 for all students and it just wasn’t happening. I represented our school on our district’s technology committee and the money wasn’t available to make our 1:1 happen. So I got an …

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Jun 12

Tech Fails

Last year I wrote some posts sharing all the problems we have using a mix of different devices, some of which are beyond their prime. – Problems with Tech – Google Classroom on Older Devices – Android Tablet Accessing GAFE Tools – Multiple GAFE Accounts, Shared Devices It’s been over a year since my last …

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Mar 28

Older iMacs

Back in 1998 my school put the first model of iMac in my classroom, the Bondi iMac pictured on the left. I rotated groups of students through the Bondi iMac as they created websites using HTML as part of the projects they were working on at the time. We’ve come a long way since the …

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Jan 18

Student Tech Support #edtech

I’ve been working on my school district’s tech committee since I started working at Chimacum in 1997. Our most recent district tech plan included a plan for moving our middle school to a 1:1 model. The plan required pretty substantial funding, the likes of a Tech Levy or a portion of a Capital Levy or …

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Apr 06

My 1:1 #NCCE2015 Notes

I took my Twitter Storify notes from NCCE 2015 and put together all the notes from the 1:1 implementation sessions I attended. I attended as many of those sessions as I could to best help my building prepare for our 1:1 initiative for the 2016-17 school year. Next year, 2015-16, will be our planning year …

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Mar 23

My #NCCE2015 Notes

This year I was tweeting so much of what I was learning at NCCE 2015 (#NCCE2015) that I just used Twitter as my note-taking format! Here are my tweets (I’ll be writing more about what I learned later): [View the story “NCCE 2015 3/18, 19, 20/15” on Storify]

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Sep 23

Tech via SAMR

We kicked off the new school year with a tech training for the whole district. Here’s the Prezi we used for our kick-off tech training: As we train our district staff this year to implement our new Tech Plan, we are making use of the SAMR model (resources included in the above Prezi) to help …

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May 17

The Need for Technology

Source: CheapestColleges.org Use of the above infographic does not constitute endorsement of the authors/creators of the infographic. I was merely giving credit to the owners/creators.

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Mar 11

I’m going to #NCCE2014 !

I haven’t been to a conference in sooooo looong. And tomorrow I get to go to the NCCE 2014 Conference in Seattle! Just two hours away, and a ferry ride, from where I live and I’ll be there! Tomorrow morning! I’m so excited! Our new Superintendent, @Rich_Stewart1 , is sending our District Tech Committee to …

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