The Points of Light Foundation just launched a new initiative called Tag You're It that is perfect for teachers who engage their students in service learning projects. Students (anyone actually) can…Continue
In April, Disney released the TRON Legacy 3-D/TRON Collection. TRON was addressing net neutrality before the world knew what the net was. This combo pack is the perfect classroom tool to begin the conversation. Yes, I get that Legacy was a not the best plot line but who cares. When you think about the “cutting edge” special effects that are now quaint in the first film and the fact that they actually had to do R&D for the costumes in the second, there’s a conversation to be had about how…Continue
Today we presented Pop Goes the Classroom to Gifted and Talented Educators across Arizona. It was another standing room only presentation. Thank you for your kind reception today. As you scroll through the blog you will find resources for many of the topics we discussed today from cell phone usage to educational social networks, student film making, comics in the classroom and so much more.
There were some interesting discussions from today's presentation that I want to share with…
Is literacy in danger because of technology? Will students stop reading and writing all together because they spend lots of time on the computer?
I have talked to some parents who legitimately worry about their children slipping away from the traditional ways of books, pen and paper. Afraid of change and yearning for a return to the “good old times,” some worry that technology they…Continue