Category Archives: Teaching & Learning

Uncovering iOS 9.3 for Education

With the release of iOS 9.3 Apple will have finally taken steps bring true management to the iPad. While information can be found on the Apple web site there are still many questions and answers needed. While attending the NEIT (NYSAIS Education & … Continue reading

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Passwords, phishing and protecting yourself. Tips and lessons.

  [Examples Gallery Update: 9/4/2014] With the recent compromise of a number of celebrities iCloud Photo Streams there is, yet again, more focus on passwords, security and how to protect yourself. In the case of this most recent attack the … Continue reading

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Using Evernote to Manage your Personal Learning Network (PLN)

A teacher is a life-long learner, a student by nature, and their learning process continues to grow and develop in many ways. Experiences in their classroom, conferences, people they meet, colleagues, listservs, blogs and people they follow on Twitter or … Continue reading

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Success is about sharing.

After work­ing for years on our school’s 1:1 Learn­ing Ini­tia­tive we are now com­ing to the end of our first three-year device cycle of and, it is helping us exam­ine, inves­ti­gate and reaf­firm where we are and what will be doing for the next three years. We are taking … Continue reading

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Using device management to teach responsible use.

If you attend an educational technology conference, follow any of the Ed Tech listservs or are active on the Twitter hashtag #edtech you’re bound to find conversations on device management or deployment. The conversations will generally revolve around how to … Continue reading

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Enough with the jargon! Simplify and talk about Teaching and Learning.

I like things simple.  Break things down for me into their simplest terms and let’s talk. This is the model I follow when I talk to anyone about technology I try to break things down to their simplest parts as … Continue reading

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Learning from and overcoming the past to move forward.

When you make a decision about something… anything… big or small you are setting a precedent for things to follow. The bigger that decision is the more people will remember it and turn to it in the future as a … Continue reading

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Your school, COPPA and Evernote.

In the summer of 2011 while attending the Lausanne Laptop Institute (now the Lausanne Learning Institute) I was having a conversation with my friend Hiram Cuevas (@cuevash) about our use of Evernote.  He told me how excited he was to … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Posts. Using analytics to talk about writing.

When I talk to teachers about getting them to have their student write and publish online I talk about a number of things. When you look at the research and writing process the last part of that process is publishing. Writing … Continue reading

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Evernote Trunk Conference: Rethinking Education (Video)

On August 24th, 2012, Reshan Richards (@reshanrichards) and I, along with Rob Van Nood (@evernotefolios) had the opportunity to speak at the Evernote Trunk Conference on “Rethinking Education” with Evernote. Reshan and I discussed how we came to use Evernote … Continue reading

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