iPads · Professional Development · Student Engagement

5 things educators can learn from J.J. Abrams’s TED Talk

J.J. Abrams (Lost, MI:3, Star Trek) is one of the most prolific, innovative and successful filmmakers working today. He is so successful that he is personally (and unfathomably) shepherding BOTH the Star Wars and Star Trek film franchises. But did you know the same things that make J.J. so successful are the same tactics we… Continue reading 5 things educators can learn from J.J. Abrams’s TED Talk

iPads · Professional Development · Video

Pump up the RAM! 21st Century Learning/iPads video

Here’s a video I made for our school district highlighting 21st century learning/iPads in the classroom. We used it to showcase the amazing things happening in our schools and the student enthusiasm for digital devices and student-centered learning – it was the centerpiece to our presentation to the school board a year ago, and it… Continue reading Pump up the RAM! 21st Century Learning/iPads video