Sunday, April 26, 2015

6440 Just for Fun

6440 Web 2.0 Apps and Administrative Applications

Top Technologies That Will Make a Difference in Education 

·         Second Life

6440 Mobile Devices, Applications, and Issues

6440 Educational Technology Trends

 Rushton Hurley Creativity and Inspiration 

  Key trends highlighted in the report include:
§  Over one-third of elementary teachers (35 percent) and 1 of 5 middle school teachers (21 percent) report regular usage of digital games within their classroom. 
§  These game-using teachers see the primary benefit of digital games as increased student engagement in learning (88 percent); 72 percent of digital principals agree. 
§  Teachers who are using digital games in their classroom have a greater appreciation for the overall impact of technology on student outcomes and teacher effectiveness. 
§  60 percent of school principals say that having enough computers or devices with Internet access is a major obstacle to the greater adoption of digital content in their schools.
§  Both teachers and school principals share a common set of determinants for evaluating the quality of digital content.

Alan November: A Look at Student Learning and Our Future 

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Assignment #8

 10 Different Artistic Functions

Card and Bookmark submitted via dropbox

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Assignment #7

1. List photo-editing software:

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0 - support is offered at While this is an older version of Photoshop it still suits my purposes. 
  • Picasa by Google- A lot of times I just need to do very basic things like lightening a picture, clearing up a blemish, or softening a wrinkle. Picasa can do it and since I use it for viewing and organizing my photos, I don't have to jump from program to program. 
2. Lighten a Dark Picture

3. Rotate and Resize a Picture



4. Trim and Paste
Darth Cole and the dogs touring Paris

5. Critique submitted to dropbox