D123 Forward Learning- Our Beginning

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011

Last spring, our board of education approved a technology purchase to afford our students a significant new opportunity in their learning experience. While the purchase itself focused on equipping students with technology, our initiative is much larger in scope. We are working to partner technology with a culture of learning to build creativity, collaboration, critical […]

A Lack of Critical Thinking

Posted by on Sep 24, 2011

I’m a bit frustrated and discouraged at the general lack of critical thinking taking place in educational technology today. I’ll give you a couple examples, and I’m sure some people will take the opportunity to disagree with me. Which is good. Because it will provide evidence both for and against why I’m frustrated. I know […]

Making the #engchat 2011 Video

Posted by on Jul 15, 2011

I have a Nikon D700 that I use for all my photo work. It’s truly an incredible piece of technology. The full frame sensor captures outstanding images, and I couldn’t be happier with it as a camera for photos. It does, however, lack one major feature. It doesn’t shoot video. Of any kind. So, about […]

Another Beginning: Storytelling through images

Posted by on Jul 2, 2011

This is going to be tough. The starting. Because I’ve a lot to tell, and the pieces don’t line up in single file easily. Like a second grade class waiting for the drinking fountain after gym, I guess. Each idea wants to be first in line, and none of them want to wait to be […]

Be Beautiful

Posted by on Jun 30, 2011

There are times in our lives when we are struck with the kind of clarity that surrounds us entirely, pressing us flat against the very core of who we are. Clarity that lets us see the things that we’ve worked hard to keep ourselves from seeing. I have to thank Chris Lehmann for bringing such […]