I believe it was Hall Davidson who first showed me how to create a hologram projector using a cell phone. We did it at a DEN team retreat and the wow factory was incredible. It really did seem like magic. I recently revisited the project because I was talking about holograms at [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYfxQ0X7hx4 There's a new comic book shop that recently opened in downtown Skokie (Aw Yeah Comics for those that are interested), and it is quickly becoming a tradition for the family to walk over there and pick up a couple of books from the quarter bins. During our last trip, I picked up a comic [...]
I could watch this again and again. And while I'm thrilled for Caine and inspired by his story... I keep wondering just how many tales like this aren't getting told because nobody thinks anyone else would be interested? Knowing how to market yourself is such a critical skill in today's society.
Image by P_mod via FlickrFound this on Dan Pink's blog: I mentioned before how much I love the idea of turning assignments into creative briefs. So what happens if you take a fairy tale that's near and dear to all our hearts, and give it a new spin? While this wasn't done by a student, [...]
One of the nuggets that stood out to me from PETE&C was a comment made during a presentation by the two EdTechInnovators, Ben Smith and Jared Mader (I listed Ben first because he was left off the poster at the conference). They were describing how technology can be seemless in the classroom, not something you [...]
Warning: Once again, these are notes that I'm taking during a meeting which has a few presentations in it. Forgive the grammar mistakes, forgive the seriously informal voice, and most of all forgive the tangents. It's just the way I interact with material I'm experiencing. Just go with the flow! I'm taking notes at the [...]