Don’t Build Your Teaching Around Technology

We in education have spent far too many years trying to integrate technology tools into the classroom. By that I do not mean that technology should be avoided in teaching. Far from it. However, the approach in the past has been to pick the tool, and then try to figure out how to wrap instructionContinue reading “Don’t Build Your Teaching Around Technology”

21st Century Skills – Are They Neither? (Part 1)

So we’re in the process of 21st Century Skills (see ISTE NETS and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills) integration at our school. We’ll get into the details of that process in future posts, but I want to immediately get at a couple of points that keep coming up. Thanks Jon Kemmerer for not givingContinue reading “21st Century Skills – Are They Neither? (Part 1)”

Educational Technology and the 21st Century

What are the challenges and opportunities facing independent schools as we hurdle through the information-scape of the 21st century? Let’s spend this year looking at some key issues faced by independent schools. Who might want to follow this blog? Independent school communiciations directors, technology directors, edeucational technologists and teachers, admission directors, merketers. etc.