Education has played an pivotal part of my adult life. And for me, education does not end with graduation. I have spent the better part of a decade teaching in public schools while trying to engross myself in personal research. How do I make my classroom more efficient? How do I help my struggling students? How do I incorporate the latest technologies while making their use in the classroom meaningful? These questions and more have led me to flip classrooms, incorporate learning management systems, and implement a flurry of apps and websites.
But what does that mean for this blog? In my years of scouring and searching I believe I have not even scratched the surface to all the educational technologies available. With that, I would like to focus my efforts this semester on discovery. I am no longer in a position to be able to focus on one subject area and I need to widen my scope. I am interested in finding technologies and implementations as it deals with a variety of contents and age groups. I would like to push my thinking as to what is possible in all classrooms.
As for you, my fellow classmates, I could use your help. I would love any feedback you could give me on possible tools, sites and apps you have seen or used as it refers to the topics I am exploring. I would like to expand beyond my normal technologies in the class and view this blog as a great way to share your expertise.