Friday, April 20, 2018
3D printed head with helmet - Studying Concussions in Football

TPACK and 3D Printing

Last summer I spent a lot of time thinking about 3D printing and learning. This was spurred on by the #MakerEDChallenge2 on the Thingiverse....

Addressing the Media Craze

The current craze about "fake news" has unfortunately had people focus on the “what” more than the "how" of dealing with the overwhelming amount...
Social Media Tree

Get Ready for Digital Citizenship Week: October 16-20

Technology is a part of all of our lives. Our students use digital tools at home and at school for a variety of purposes--to...
Student Backpack with items

Digital Equity and Technology

Over the past decade a multitude of K-12 schools have implemented one-to-one mobile device programs. Many of these districts have carefully created structures around...
Unlocking Science

Unlocking the Next Level of Science Teaching

I’m not ashamed to admit it — I'm 34, married with three children and I still like to play video games. While the Sega...
ISTE 2017 - San Antonio

Coding, Programming, and Games: Oh, My! #ISTE17

ISTE was a whirlwind of ideas, products, and stories about making and STEAM initiatives that are taking place all over the country. Coding, making,...

Artificial Intelligence and the Future

Building computers with human-like thinking capacity has been a dream of experts for more than 50 years. The term "Artificial Intelligence" (AI) was first...
Goose Chase Scavenger Hunt App

Learning to Love Where You Live and Teach: Using Goose Chase to Explore our...

Each year, the Jackson County Intermediate School District offers first, second, and third-year teachers professional development through the New Teacher Academy. The group meets...
Two people sitting in front of computer

Strong Mentors Improve Student Success

Research shows that strong mentoring systems are critical to the success of all online students. With this in mind, Michigan Virtual University® staff is...

Learning First, Technology Second: How we know if technology is doing its job in...

Did you know that over 77% of the websites and applications created for education have little or no empirical research on how they directly...