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This is what it’s all about

Date May 1, 2012

Tech & Innovation in Education: A discussion with Jaime Casap

Date April 13, 2012

Jaime Casap, Google Education Senior Evangelist, on Wednesday’s dinner keynote shared lots of information new to some of us but to others he preached to the choir. For example, “By 2020, 123 M Americans jobs will be in high tech/high paying occupations, from computer programming to bioengineering but only 50M Americans will be qualified to […]

1105 PHXCC(3)228

Date June 6, 2011

1105 PHXCC(3)228, originally uploaded by nooccar. Blog post here.

Technology Is Not Technology If it was invented before you were born

Date April 2, 2011

Technology Is Not Technology, originally uploaded by lgb06. Think about this quote in terms of your own technology evolution. How can we call something technology if it was always a part of our lives? Nothing is new and we knew nothing different than living with that product, concept, idea, tool.

iPadin’ it

Date March 4, 2011

ipadinit, originally uploaded by nooccar. I’d never really understood the iPad. I knew I could play games, read some online news sites, handed it over to my kid who would play educational games on it, etc… but suddenly I realized the real purpose. I carry it with all of my research reading on it and […]

Dusk in the Desert

Date February 14, 2011

365-44 (Feb 13), originally uploaded by nooccar. Dusk had just fallen in the desert. Low clouds rolled through the sky in my yard as a I made this photograh. It was a fluke that I saw this in B&W. I meant to process this in colour, but I pressed some button incorrectly and saw it […]

PJ Haarsma & Frank Beddor discuss becoming authors at AETA

Date October 19, 2009

Today at Arizona English Teacher’s Association Frank Beddor, the author of The Looking Glass Wars, and PJ Haarsma, the author of The Softwire Series, are discussing their books in a keynote entitled “Something funny happened on the way to becoming an author”. The two men have been friends from before they became authors and told […]

Arizona Education Technology Plan

Date May 2, 2009

Session: The New Arizona Education Technology Plan from Cathy Poplin, Deputy Associate Superintendent for Educational Technology, Arizona Department of Education. We’re reviewing the ADE recommendations, “Transforming Education: Enabling Learning for All Arizona Students, The AZ Long-Range Strategic Educational Technology Plan”, for long term tech use in AZ schools. This can be frustrating with schools who […]

School 1958 v. 2008

Date December 7, 2008

Scenario: Jack goes quail hunting before school, pulls into school parking lot with shotgun in gun rack. 1958 – Vice Principal comes over, looks at Jack’s shotgun, goes to his car and gets his shotgun to show Jack. 2008 – School goes into lock down, FBI called, Jack hauled off to jail and never sees […]

Video Chat comes to Gmail: Skype, Watch out!

Date November 13, 2008

Gmail Video Chat, originally uploaded by nooccar. Yesterday I received a message that Gmail now had video and audio chat. I immediately told everyone about it, and I was completely excited. The videos all say to just open a chat through Gmail and click on Video & More, but you know what? You gotta install […]