A 1:1 Journey — In The Beginning

In the beginning there were 33 Chromebooks. And it was good. I started this school year unsure about the state of the technology in room 17. Over the years I’ve used Donors Choose and grants to slowly grow my classroom Continue Reading

The Mask of Ed Tech

A little more than a year ago I got a call on my walkie to come to the front office. Despite my ten years in teaching I still have a Pavlovian response to being called to the principal’s office. That Continue Reading

Mobile Learning and Worldwide Connectivity in Paris

Around the world, CUE continues to lead the way in 1:1 learning environments. Earlier this month, as TUSD Senior Director of Technology, I took time out from eating pan-a-chocolat, baguettes, and drinking cappuccinos to present at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Continue Reading

Technology As Privilege: Why Using It Matters

“Itsy? IT? It was an Edtech thing in Philly.” I heard my coworker say. “ISTE?” I interjected excitedly. “Did you go? Did you have fun? How was it?” He took a moment to measure his reaction. “Well, it was good Continue Reading

Simple Steps For Starting School With Tech

Eager new faces file into the classroom with the start of the new school year, many because of their desire to use technology in their classes. As a I have moved from having a few devices in my room to Continue Reading