The Curriculum as a Project Charter: Project Management for Teachers Part II

We can think of a teacher’s project as the fulfillment of a curriculum or a curricular component.  For instance, a project can be entitled “Seventh Grade English Language Arts.”  The lesson plan is a deliverable of that project and so it is tied to the curriculum and should contain elements of a project charter. MyRead more

Project Management for Teachers

Teachers need project management skills just as much as those in business.  After all, a typical project definition is an activity that has a beginning, a middle, and an end; this sounds like a lesson or a unit.  A successful project will finish on time, on budget, and to all the stakeholders’ expectations.  Successful lessonsRead more

Reaching and Teaching Digital Natives

It’s Sunday morning as I write this.  My son is at his computer doing homework for computer class.  He is creating a 3D model of a bus depot and its environs using SketchUp.  Although the assignment is not really due until Friday, he has worked on it consistently since he got the assignment this Friday. Read more

Well, I Guess I Can’t Get Out of It Now…

Just kidding, Elizabeth.  🙂 On April 14, 2013, I will be at Neshaminy Mall’s Barnes and Noble store to present to teachers.  The topic is “Finding Technology Resources.”  Until the presentation, I will be using this blog to gather my thoughts.  Your comments and suggestions are welcome!

Reflections on a MOOC

[cincopa AcJAqL7QXcYe] If you listen to this audio blog, you will understand why I say that the word of the day is: Here is a link to the MOOC I just completed: http://class2go.stanford.edu/db/Winter2013.