From the monthly archives:

January 2012

Universal IT Moment

I think we’ve all either been part of this IT solution-finding method or have witnessed it! <This was a link to the Portlandia episode in which they are trying to demo the song they wrote. The video is no longer available.>

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The Passion-Driven Classroom: Webinar with Angela Maiers

As a part of our Leading Innovation-Driving Change Conversation, MassCUE and METAA are co-hosting, with EdTechTeacher, a special webinar series prior to the spring conference annual event. We are so excited to have Angela Maiers, co-author of The Passion-Driven Classroom joining us for a conversation in this FREE webinar, January 26, at 4 pm (ET).   […]

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BYOT iPad Partnership

Cult of mac, the all-Apple-news all the time web site, forecasts that the announcement about iBooks 2 and iBooks author will be followed by a sub-$299 iPad. I’m not sure if that’s going to happen any time soon, but I suggest there are ways to get this technology into the hands of students. In Massachusetts, […]

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iBooks2 and iBooks Author

In this video teachers talk about textbooks and then Apple shows what is now possible.     iBooks 2 http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ibooks/id364709193?mt=8 iBooks Author Incredible new publishing tool – works on your computer to create books for the ipad and it is FREE. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ibooks-author/id490152466?ls=1&mt=12 Apple in Education

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Apple Education Event

Apple hits it out of the park with iBooks2 and iBooks author. Apple just keeps on innovating. They are reinventing the textbook. They released 2 new tools that will help schools move to electronic, educator-created, texts. http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2012/01/apple-announcement-ibooks-2-ibooks-author-for-digital-textbooks/ excerpt: “Schiller and his Apple colleagues showed off two new applications to take the information in textbooks and […]

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Recipe or Creative Cooking?

Remember those standardized test questions of the type – A is to B as C is to blank, and the test taker has to select the missing element? They tend to be written like this – DUNCE : GENIUS :: ______ : CONSERVE, with choices like: ENVIRONMENT, PROTECT, WASTE   Well here’s one to think […]

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Wall Quote #7

The 7th in my series of posting the quotes that I have used to decorate the walls of my office.   Previous: One Two Three Four Five Six

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