I was lucky to participate in the Mobile Reach podcast tonight (hosted by the fantastic educators Sue Gorman and David Freeburg) with fellow ISTE Outstanding Young Educators Adam Bellow (2011) and Caroline Haebig (2012). Adam talked about his transition into entrepreneurship with his app EduClipper (seriously- check it out if you haven’t yet!), Caroline talked about her work with a 1-to-1 iPad roll-out, and I talked about my work building challenge-based, blended learning professional development workshops for teachers (the … Read the rest
The first time I held a workshop on Google Docs, three people showed up. The second time I held a workshop, five people showed up. The third time I held a workshop, two people showed up. Months later, I still couldn’t increase my numbers to more than ten participants- in a district of almost 450 employees.
I didn’t understand it. I wasn’t exactly Sir Ken Robinson, but I definitely had more than five people in the audience when I spoke … Read the rest