hallway hideout

Sometimes the best learning happens in the hallways. Todays technology class was an exploration of the educational potential of the video game Minecraft. A group of expert elementary school students introduced the world of Minecraft to us with inspiring words: “you can do anything”; “the sky’s the limit”; “there are no rules”; “you can create … More hallway hideout

screen smarts

The lesson in our Technology and Innovation in Education class this week was titled, “Shiny vs. Scary Internet.” Since starting this class two months ago I have been voraciously eating-up articles, blogs and videos documenting the positive potential of technology in classrooms. I have surprised myself as an easy convert to valuing technology as a vastly … More screen smarts