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. My […]

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 lessons […]

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.  […]

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.