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Dr. Theresa Cullen, University of Oklahoma

Day 2 in Long Beach – PreCon at InstructureCon!

What a fun day.. My apple watch approves.. Exercise ring from walking to lunch and 2x move ring.. I was fortunate to attend a preconference session by @RachelAnnEdtech  about creating engaging blended learning. There were several things I liked about the session. It was very movement oriented and not too sit and get. It was … Continue reading Day 2 in Long Beach – PreCon at InstructureCon!

Town Hall on Facebook Community Oversight Board

I had the privilege of attending a town hall meeting hosted by the OU Law School Center for International Business and Human Rights   http://www.law.ou.edu/IBHRCenter.  They had a session describing how Facebook is seeking to form review panels of facebook users to help set their community standards. They will likely have a website that will allow … Continue reading Town Hall on Facebook Community Oversight Board

Why I am in love in Thunkable this week

In my undergraduate technology course, we finally (after years of talking about it) separated the secondary majors (social studies, language arts, foreign language, science and math) from the early childhood and elementary majors.  We still teach the ISTE standards for Educators but this semester they are taking on a new look in each of the … Continue reading Why I am in love in Thunkable this week

ISTE Conference … Seeing how the Sausage is made.

There is an American saying that dates back to the 20’s to describe getting a behind the scenes look at how something is created..  I got that experience this year, at least the second half of it.. and it was fascinating.. So the ISTE conference – International Society for Technology in Education – there were … Continue reading ISTE Conference … Seeing how the Sausage is made.

Using a Collaborative Pages Epub as a discussion tool.

So today in your preservice technology class we were talking about digital equity. As their reading response, students were asked to make a Pamphlet (4 page) epub using pages about why Digital equity matters.  but honestly, discussing topics, can be like pulling teeth.. and so I wanted to find a better way..  So since I … Continue reading Using a Collaborative Pages Epub as a discussion tool.

Apple Connect ED

For those in Ed Tech, especially those that work with schools and inservice teachers, you are likely aware of the ACOT studies of the 1980’s.. And this book sharing the qualitative results of their experiences  https://www.amazon.com/Teaching-Technology-Creating-Student-Centered-Classrooms/dp/0807735868 ACOT stands for Apple Classroom of Tomorrow  and was a landmark study by Apple about how technology could transform … Continue reading Apple Connect ED