What I’m Learning: You can make any physical object better with a little Sugru.

I really love that this type of a product exists. I want all of the maker/hacker spaces to get lots of this stuff and let children and adults make the world around them more durable and useful. I feel a series of Donor’s choose initiatives coming on.…

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Project Roundtable: What is the Moral Imperative as Educators to share our work?

*After you RSVP for the event, put your info into the planning doc:* http://bit.ly/shareroundtable

*Audience for Roundtable:* This roundtable is for any teacher or leader who has ever wanted to share something publicly and stopped themselves from doing it. This roundtable is for any educator who has struggled with just what to share and how to connect their classroom or school to the wider world. 

*Roundtable Purpose:* The purpose of this roundtable is to discuss all of the ways in which we should be sharing our work as educators.…

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What I’m Using: All of the Chrome Devices that Exist Right Now (InfoDoc from Brent Sullivan)

InfoDoc: Meet the New Lineup of Chrome Devices – Google Docs

This is the most exhaustive list of all of the Chrome devices that are currently available. Thank you to +Brent Sullivan for this amazing resources!

 

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What I’m Using: Projeqt (Real-time presentations using twitter and Google Docs)

This is really cool, and I can think of about 100 uses immediately, from running an improvised presentation to providing a way for the front-channel and backchannel to interact automatically.

projeqted – dynamic presentations for the classroom

Real-time presentations with dynamic slides.

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What I’m Learning: Education at Google I/O 2014

I ran across the videos that were focused on Education at the I/O conference this year. I think the positioning of Google Play in Education and Google Apps are really interesting. What do you think about the way they are encouraging development in this realm?…

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Is Your Position Public-Facing?

In this podcast I discuss the concept of a job that is public facing. In education, only a few are officially ordained as public facing, but what would happen if we all had that distinction? What would happen if we were all accountable to parents and community members and to one another?…

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Project Roundtable: Why do we need a Google Educator Group (GEG)?

*Don’t forget to put your info on the planning doc*: http://j.mp/gegroundtable

*Roundtable Purpose*: The purpose of this roundtable is to explore all of the possibilities for what a GEG might look like, and how teachers and leaders could become a part of one in order to improve their practice. 

*Roundtable Audience*: The audience for this roundtable is any teacher or leader who is interested in knowing more about Google Educator Groups and defining what best practice might look like for these groups.…

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