Category Archives: technology

The Women of Color Who Put Us On the Moon

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a great read. Engaging and overlooked story which … Continue reading

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Every Wall is a Door

I first read the quote, “Every wall is a door” by Ralph Waldo Emerson on the wall of a Facebook friend. It continues to be one of my favorites. Just yesterday we got some unhappy┬ánews. When bad news comes it … Continue reading

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Great EV3 programming resource

The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Programming by Terry Griffin My rating: 4 of 5 stars Great book. I’m teaching a EV3 robotics and programming class and this is my main text. It’s a fantastic resource for teachers and students. … Continue reading

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Is this Science because I’m failing this in school

This year I got a great opportunity to work with a unique group of students in an after school program at St. Bonaventure University. I am fortunate to work with Dr. Anne Foerst, a computer science professor at St. Bonaventure. … Continue reading

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Another Happy Chromebook User

Recently my friend John came to me with a problem. His Windows 8 notebook computer which is only about three years old was getting tired and not running well. He wanted to know what my suggestion was. I said, “Get … Continue reading

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An invitation to read the “The Open School House.”

If you’re looking for a fresh educational perspective and an invitation to build a school educational program that’s the embodiment of the maker culture then you ought to read “The Open Schoolhouse: Building a Technology Program to Transform Learning and … Continue reading

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If you’re in EdTech You Need to Come to All Things Open Next Year

Today while I was at the All Things Open Conference I thought,┬á “we need more educational technology people here.” There is a wealth of information shared about open source projects and technologies and most of them should be on the … Continue reading

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