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 […]

Time to Move

Posted by on Dec 10, 2010

We talk a lot about change around here. By we, I really mean me and assume there’s some of you here to. But talk, as they say, is cheap. There’s a point where it has to start costing. Or paying. Or doing something other than being a mere utterance. I’m excited that my talk is […]

UbD and Technology

Posted by on Feb 26, 2010

Notes from the session “Understanding by Design and Technology Integration” by Mark Fijor. Presented at the ICE 2010 conference on Friday, February 26. Wiki link: http://sd25tech.pbworks.com/Understanding-by-Design-and-Tech Start off with an essential question.  Something that is debatable. For example, “Can technology really enhance and support standards-based curriculum or is it just a passing fad?” Determine whether […]

Curriculum Reflections

Posted by on Feb 22, 2010

*This is a reflection post required for my JHU-ISTE Leadership program. This reflection is to focus on answering the following questions: How has your definition of curriculum been shaped by the course readings and discussions? How and why has your definition of curriculum changed? For reference, our texts for this course were: Burrello, L. C., […]

Technology and Curriculum

Posted by on Feb 7, 2010

*This is a reflection post required for my JHU-ISTE Leadership program. This post is being completed for the course “Curriculum Theory.” We have been exploring various curricular theories and programs, and this week we are to reflect on the following two questions: * As a school administrator and instructional leader, what instructional technology would you […]