Category: EdTech 501

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Teaching Coding and Physics Using Game Creation: An Annotated Bibliography

I want to write a new interactive physics book that uses game creation as a way to learn physics and programming. Game platforms like Unity3D and others have physics engines that allow collisions, gravity, and forces to be applied to 3D...

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Content Curation

View my Flipboard Magazine. Content curation is something I have always been interested in but just couldn’t find the time to do it well. A good content curator does all the work for you by finding great information and making...

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RSS Feeds

RSS For Educators A great tool for educators and other busy people is RSS. RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. You can keep up to date on websites and blogs that are RSS capable. It’s different than bookmarking a page....

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The Digital Divide at San Leandro High School

The above image is a link to a presentation I created in my EdTech 501 class on The Digital Divide. I have thought for some time now that the idea that students are advanced with technology is a popular myth....

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Code of Professional Ethics in Educational Technology

In my EdTech 501 course we were challenged with finding a local issue where the AECT Code of Ethics could be applied and discussed. My school district recently notified staff that it had decided to use a program called Gaggle that will...

Starting a New Adventure

“All glory comes from daring to begin” –-Eugene F Ware This quote was texted to me by my coach Aubrey Nolan the morning of my Ironman triathlon. I was nervous in the elevator heading down to breakfast when it pinged...