Guest Blog: The One Minute Bio Activity

1-Minute Biography Activity by Matt Vargyas This blog post is a guest entry by Matt Vargyas, a technology educator at ER Middle School. Matt is a Google Level 2 Educator and holds a BA in English from UCSB and MAT… Continue Reading →

Summer Fun: A List for All Ages

As a network switch hindered my blog posting, I now would love to share these three summer activities with you.  Each activity requires a form of payment, and I have personally ordered all of these for my kids, each falls… Continue Reading →

EdTech 537 – Introductory Post

Greetings all! Well, I’m almost finished with the EdTech MET program here at Boise State (taking portfolio too) and decided on taking Blogging in the Classroom because I am continuously looking for ways to integrate new technologies into my classroom…. Continue Reading →

Project 6: Coherence Analysis

For this assignment, I was tasked with writing a brief analysis of “Chapter 8” on the topic of Coherence Principles 1 & 2. The following link discusses my analysis of this chapter: Coherence Principle Analysis One thing I took from… Continue Reading →

Sketchnote: Contiguity Principle #2

To begin, I am not an artist. Disclaimer inserted. This was a challenging project because of my lack of sketching abilities with the iPad device. I tend to avoid using the iPad for anything illustration oriented but do use it… Continue Reading →

Social Media 543 Course Reflection

I love the reflection process because it shows growth and understanding over a course of time. Upon reviewing my blog posts from this summer, I have found each one to be unique, covering a wide variety of topics. From learning how… Continue Reading →

Social Media Curated List

For this assignment, I had to research my content area, and find examples of classrooms or schools that are using social media projects—successfully. Being a technology teacher, but also an English teacher, I discovered that I had a broad range… Continue Reading →

Social Media Policy

For this assignment, I was tasked with creating or modifying an existing network usage plan, adding a section that is dedicated to social media. Being in a 1-to-1 program coordinator and instructor, I found some great concepts to integrate into… Continue Reading →

Live Professional Development

Great task here, and because I have never undergone an activity like this, I found it to be very advantageous. I will first discuss my webinar attendance. I will begin with webinars and progress to Twitter chats. The webinars I attended… Continue Reading →

PLE Diagram and Reflection

For this assignment, we were tasked with creating a diagram and interpretation of a PLE. Through a long bout of self-reflection, I went to task on creating my layout. Going against my comfort zone of using technology to create my diagram,… Continue Reading →

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