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Action Research PD

Use this as an outline to develop an action research community in your school or district.  Please ask me about this research opportunity!  Reach me through my contact form or leave a comment.  For more detail, read this post, or listen to this podcast.

5, 4, 3, 2, 1

5, 4, 3, 2, 1….And We Are Off!

What has been your ONE big struggle during this school year? Managing my time between school work, course work, and family.  This has been really hard. Share TWO accomplishments that you are proud of from this school year? I am getting ready to start my first big time research project …

Who Is Telling Your Story?

Your Story Is Important!

If you have not investigated YourEdustory – then you are missing out!  This darn graduate work has taken its toll on my blogging this semester and this space feels strangely neglected.  I have recently eeked out a couple of blogs based on some topics from class – but not written of …

Devon

Change this one thing…

This is another prompt for a class that got my juices flowing – What one piece of technology would I change?  My response is below….Also the TED Talk by Don Norman is outstanding! The School!!! Think about this for a second – kids don’t like school.  Partly because school is boring. …

Inspirational Quote

Scott is a Wannabe Innovator!

As most of you know, I gave up a full time teaching position in an excellent suburban public school to become a full time PhD student at Oklahoma State University.  It has been quite the journey and I have loved every step of the way. In some of the reading …

Pinterest

You Can Pin-terest it!

You may have heard of this website: Pinterest.com…. Now use it in your class!  How? Step 1 – Sign up. Step 2 – Search by key word or click on some of the suggestions below. Step 3 – Set a timer – you will lose track of how long you …

Oklahoma State University

Teacher Shortage – A Straw Poll

I am taking an advanced media literacy course this fall and one of the assignments is to poll some people about a current event. So, I chose one that is has been in the media quite a bit over the past few weeks: Teacher Shortage. Take just a few minutes …

Its Coming

Some Things to Know! Part 1…

This post will be just a scoche different than the normal post – a reset if you will.  I started this blog to share teaching ideas for using educational technology in the classroom.  Graduate school hijacked some of those thoughts and turned them into more deep thinking issues about teaching …

Keep Your Coins I Want Change

Facts and New Ideas…A Different View

I have gone back and forth in my brain on this one… I really don’t have time to give some recent editorial comments my energy… But DANG IT! I just cannot get it out of my head – the attitude that was presented recently.  Maybe I am looking for things …

The drive

The Drive Episode 6 – Equity

This episode is more challenging to our thinking, not so much on the edtech side, but in general.  Thanks for listening and I appreciate your feedback.  If you enjoy the podcast, please share it with other teachers. -Scott

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