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Listen to ‘The Wired Educator Podcast’

I strongly recommend this podcast by fellow ADE Kelly Croy. Kelly is an ADE from Oak Harbour, Ohio and teaches in Middle School. He is also a Keynote Speaker on art and education and published author. I had the privilege of talking to Kelly on Global ADE Institutes and the guy is truly inspiring. Episodes“Listen to ‘The Wired Educator Podcast’”

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A Learning Device for Every Student? – Part I

Start with why My school has always been a pioneer when it comes to integrating technology in the classroom. Previous school leaders envisioned that technology brings major assistance to the instructional activities of teachers and the learning process of the students. So every classroom used to have overhead projectors, we have had laptop carts, iPad“A Learning Device for Every Student? – Part I”

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The Worldwide Apple Distinguished Educators Institute 2016 in Berlin: Part III

In my first post on the WW ADE Institute I mentioned we learned from the Apple experts. These people are the ones that create the Apple apps we use in our classrooms every day. Who can there be better to show us the power of these apps than these guys? The apps include GarageBand, iMovie,“The Worldwide Apple Distinguished Educators Institute 2016 in Berlin: Part III”

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The Worldwide Apple Distinguished Educators Institute 2016 in Berlijn: Showcases Part II

Yesterday I told you about two great ADE Showcases we saw at the WW ADE Institute in Berlin last week. Today I want to tell you more about two other ADE’s who inspired me with their short presentation. Take your iPads where you teach – Stephanie Thompson Stephanie is a New Zealand teacher working in“The Worldwide Apple Distinguished Educators Institute 2016 in Berlijn: Showcases Part II”

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The Worldwide Apple Distinguished Educators Institute in Berlijn: How can teachers make a dent in the universe?

Last week I attended the Worldwide ADE Institute in Berlin together with 380 other educators from around the globe. This conference is a biannual event Apple hosts for teachers and school leaders they recognize as the best of the best in transforming education with the use of technology in their classes, schools and universities. The“The Worldwide Apple Distinguished Educators Institute in Berlijn: How can teachers make a dent in the universe?”

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Evaluate your tech learning activities with the SAMR-model

It is cool to use technology in class. But all to often computers, tablets and smartphones are only being used for that coolness. The SAMR-model can provide a tool to analyse if the use of technology helps the learning process. This model was developed by Dr. Ruben Puentedura. SAMR stands for Substitution, Augmentation, Modification and Redefinition.“Evaluate your tech learning activities with the SAMR-model”

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iTunes U courses by ADEs (and me too!)

The iTunes U catalogue contains some fabulous lesson ideas made by Apple Distinguished Educators.At the ADE Global Institute in San Diego last summer we were asked to design one great course to publish to iTunes U. In the last weeks these courses are coming available here. Yesterday I received a very nice message saying that my“iTunes U courses by ADEs (and me too!)”

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