Well readers, it's time for Social Juggernaut to move to a self-hosted site! In the essence of growth and development, I've decided that it's time to become a serious blogger. I have already migrated your subscriptions (email subscribers) to The Social Juggernaut. Social media followers will continue to see new posts as always. Soon, I will redirect all traffic from this blog to the new one. Meanwhile you are more than welcome to go ahead and look around!
Many aspects of my life are neat and organized. My computer is not one of them. I rarely purge my system of old files and photos. I forget to uninstall software I don’t need anymore. My desktop is a mess of thumbnails and documents. But over the past week, I’ve had something helping me manage… via … Continue reading Apple Finally Put Siri Where It Belongs — Tech – TIME
I just sat down at the Blogger's cafe´at ISTE 2016 amongst some common Twitter acquaintances known as the #Educolor movement. Their mission is to close the diversity gap in Educational Technology by raising awareness across the country. — Joan McCullough (@Jovan367) June 28, 2016 It's funny. I've been thinking about the diversity gap since I've been in Denver … Continue reading Get Out of Your Own Way: Closing the Diversity Gap in EdTech
To save time in class having students draw, color and label cell diagrams, Thinglink is a digital tool that allows students to label and diagram photos! Here are a few examples from some Biology students at Bertie Early College High School. Thanks Mr. Boller for differentiating the lesson! The global piece is where students are … Continue reading Thinglink: Digital Tagging to Learn Organelles – Teacher Tech Tools: Integration Made Easy!
Microsoft approached Guinness when it had the idea to host the marathon training session. Guinness World Records set a benchmark of 1,300 students who had to take part, Microsoft representative Katie Fazzolari told The Huffington Post. via These Kids Spent 8 Hours Coding And Broke A Guinness World Record. I read this article and it made me think of … Continue reading These Kids Spent 8 Hours Coding And Broke A Guinness World Record
Check out a few extensions for Google Chrome to make your web life easier! OneTab When web browsing, it's a common thing to have too many tabs open at once. Well The folks at OneTab have the solution all figured out! Simply head over to your chrome store, add the extension and with one click, … Continue reading 3 Chrome Extensions I Can’t Live Without
Check out a few Google Chrome extensions to make your web life easier! OneTab When web browsing, it's a common thing to have too many tabs open at once. Well The folks at OneTab have the solution all figured out! Simply head over to your chrome store, add the extension and with one click, all … Continue reading 3 Google Chrome Extensions I Can’t Live Without
SAMR: From Substitution to Modification/Redefinition Meet Jon. He is a Social Studies teacher at Bertie (pronounced Bert-Tee) Early College High School in Windsor, North Carolina. He's a consistent tech infuser, who was chosen to go with a group of us to the NCTIES conference just last month. He came away with some wonderful notes and … Continue reading Modeling The Power of Blogging
Earlier this week, we talked about the 3 Keys to Global Instructional Design. Among the keys was blogging for teachers and students. I failed to include what is perhaps the best tool for beginners who are skeptical about using platforms with complicated user interfaces. If you want to create a simple, easy-as-pie web space, then Tackk is the answer to your prayers.
Instructional Design is defined as: The process by which instruction is improved through the analysis of learning needs and systematic development of learning materials. Students across the United States want to know each day at school, "When will we ever use this?" and "Why do we have to know this?" They're both age-old questions, to say … Continue reading 3 Keys to Global Instructional Design