New Kid on Campus

Back in September, something arrived on this campus that I hope will change the way we view the classroom. More specifically, change the way we teach in the classroom. Located (temporarily) in Brodie Hall is where you can find the first of its kind on Suffield's campus, Introducing Newline-Interactive's, Interactive whiteboard. This thing is awesome, it boasts… Continue reading New Kid on Campus

HDCP… A Necessary Evil

If you aren't familiar with the abbreviation HDCP or more specifically the newly evolved HDCP 2.2, it stands for "High Bandwidth Digital Content Protection." It is a form of copyright protection that prevents your streaming video from being played on non-HDCP compliant devices. Alright, that can be a little confusing. What exactly is  HDCP or an HDCP compliant device?… Continue reading HDCP… A Necessary Evil

Elmo MX-1 Document Camera

  At my school I have a couple of teachers who have trouble writing on their whiteboards do to injury. Until now we have been accommodating them with a cheap document cam we bought off Amazon.com . They have worked well, but they have their limitations. So I decided to splurge and purchase am Elmo MX-1 4k… Continue reading Elmo MX-1 Document Camera

RearVision

I have recently decided that I was going to run my 2008 Jeep Commander (Ya, it's awesome) into the ground! My wife and I love this thing, and have decided that we want to keep for a long as possible. With that in mind lets not forget I am a tech guy. Though I am… Continue reading RearVision

Mathpix

Not good at math? Not to worry, Mathpix has you covered. Using camera on your iPhone, Mathpix detects the equation written on your paper and solves the problem instantly. Oh, for all those show-offs that like to show their work, don't worry it does that too! Get the app for iOS now, an Android version… Continue reading Mathpix

Five Easy Ways To Use Tech In Your Classroom

Periodically, I will put together a list of useful technology tools. Here is another one of those lists. Some are repeats, others (most) are new. I hope you find these helpful!  Grockit - Online group study sessions for students which take place on a secure & great social site Wikispaces - Share lessons, media online with your… Continue reading Five Easy Ways To Use Tech In Your Classroom