Copyright in the Digital Classroom: Creative Commons

Even on a good day, copyright is hard to understand.  There are so many rules and percentages of use to remember that even while trying to be compliant, we may make mistakes.  The availability of resources online makes that even more difficult sometimes because we think,…

Going 1:1, Part 2: Teacher Challenges

The biggest challenge that I have heard teachers talk about is not having the time to not only learn the new technology, but to plan and implement it as well.  As educators, we all know that “teacher” is only one of many roles we play…

Going 1:1, Part 1: Lessons Learned

My first year as an Instructional Technology Specialist has been spent at an elementary school helping implement a 1:1 initiative with iPads.  In this series of posts, I’d like to share with you lessons I’ve learned, challenges the teachers have faced, and a few of…