Note: This is a repost from James Kapptie’s blog, Our Children are Callinghttps://ourchildrenarecalling.blogspot.com/2020/05/technology-parents-teachers-and.html Once a cowboy, always a cowboy! This was a great opportunity to have a conversation with Dr. Dousay about the state of technology that has become more
It’s no secret that I love science. I wouldn’t have the job I have or love it as much as I do if I didn’t. But I took my teacher licensure tests more than 20 years, and they were in Agricultural Science. When the opportunity to both serve and learn by being on an ETS National Advisory Committee (NAC) emerged, I had to take advantage of it.
Today, my preservice teachers had to breakthrough their preconceived notions of “what is a scientist.” I showed them Crystal Dilworth’s TED talk on the myth of the stereotypical scientist. We looked at The (UK) Science Council’s definition of a scientist
Researchers from the University of Wyoming are requesting your participation in a study that deals with cloud/web-based technology use with children under the age of 13. As part of the study, the researchers have developed a survey and training module
Google for Education announced yesterday that the former Google Certified Teacher program is now called Google for Education Certified Innovators. With this name change comes a complete overhaul of the training and certifications available to educators. Perhaps most telling in the announcement
Life is full of firsts. We celebrate when children speak their first words and take their first steps. The first day of school, regardless of grade level is always a big day. The first time you drive is a (cultural) rite of
I strongly believe in the power of application. When we can connect theory to practice, the possibilities are endless. Coming from an Agricultural Education background, the concept of “making” seems naturally inherent when I look at the education landscape. So,
About a month and a half ago, I posted about my goal to become a Google Certified Teacher and being accepted to the #GTAATX cohort. Now I sit here thoroughly, mentally, and physically exhausted after the most intensive two-day professional