EdTech / Google / Pedagogy / Professional Development

GTACHI and Socrates

GTACHI. Pronounced “Gee-Tah-Chee”. It’s hard to really quantify the experience that the Google Teacher Academy afforded me this past week. It was an intense 19 hours of study, discussion, collaboration, and demonstration that overwhelmed my brain and sparked innumerable ideas for the future. Rather than go through the list of the myriad new ideas that … Continue reading

EdTech / Pedagogy

(Post) Modern Learning Environments

The buzzwords in the field of education surrounding issues of technology, specifically those centered around “21st Century Learners,” amass like a landfill, piled on the pages of mission statements everywhere. But what they actually mean is rarely explained. One of the most common phrases has been “modern learning environments.” The concept revolves vaguely around the idea that … Continue reading