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We’ll Keep Building At York College

When I started at York College eleven years ago supporting the edtech department (aside –  holy crap this is the longest job I’ve ever held), I was given the opportunity to look at a proposal for a communications technology major that had been dormant since 1991. At first I was, “huh what’s communications technology, it’s […]

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Teaching and Learning

Apopcalyptic Start to the Summer

This past June I was able to teach a York College course for K12 pre-service candidates, Teaching With Technology during the summer session for the first time. We used a blog I created for the four week session which adopted a thematic title for the class, based on Jim Groom’s Educational Apopcalypse TEDxNYED talk. The site was named Why […]

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My Pants, Flowers, and Bit of Burn Out

This is a repost for my summer course with teacher education students. I’ve been playing along asking them (and myself) to be makers, recognizing there will never be exactly what they want in the classroom. So far my favorites ‘maker projects’ by my students are a jello mold of a cell and a very cool […]