Category Archives : edtech

Educational technology resources for teachers, educators and instructors


Coding Party

One of the challenges that we often face in our Computer Science classes is finding enough time to finish the assignments. Or even just having time in front of the computer to test some of the new things we learned in class. We have our tutorials on Tuesdays and Wednesdays after school, but even then […]

Saturday Coding Party!

A little tricky getting to the hard drive but easy enough. It's a really thin hard drive in this ultrabook!

What a week!

The title is a little misleading. It has been a good week, mostly because it is our fall break. The students deserve some needed time off from their hectic schedules. Needless to say, there were no classes this week. Hmmm…so, what have I done? Created two master image disks to manage desktop maintenance for our classroom […]


If you don’t have a document camera…Improvise!

Document cameras are seem to be in every classroom these days. With so many manufacturers from which to choose, schools and teachers have a lot of choice at their disposal. Elmo, Mimio, HoverCam, SmartTech, Samsung, Epson…so many choices. I personally like the Elmo models because of its ease of use and ease of deployment. When […]

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Ali Partovi, Code.org: Why Coding Is Imperative In Public Education

This video is an interview with Ali Partovi by MindShiftKQED. Partovi is the co-founder of Code.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing computer science, specifically programming, to schools across the globe. Computer science and computer programming should be an integral part of the core curriculum in education, taking its place beside other Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects. […]