Project Glass

A few months back (over a year ago) a student and I decided we were going to make a "magic mirror". They have been all the rage lately on Reddit, GitHub, and a few other techie websites. I digress, what I am trying to tell you is we started and stopped more time than I… Continue reading Project Glass

2016 MacBook Pro

  Well, a few days ago I finally received my brand new fully spec'd out MacBook Pro 15-inch Space Gray with Touch Bar after about a 2-month wait. Y I K E S ! I thought it only natural to give a fully comprehensive review. Get cozy, this is going to be a long one. … Continue reading 2016 MacBook Pro

Think Boards

By now most of us have heard of the company IdeaPaint. They are relatively new, but sling an old product. Or at least the idea of the an old product. They market White Boards, not just any white boards, but the kind you can paint on an entire wall! They are very cool, and very,… Continue reading Think Boards

A Moment of Reflection

I have had a crazy start to my week. Monday began with traveling to Chase Collegiate School in Waterbury (thanks for hosting), for a conference called "Teachers Helping Teachers."  A CAIS event. The event was a great success and had a nice turnout. Of course, coffee and muffins made their regular appearance (I skipped the… Continue reading A Moment of Reflection

Skitch – Snap. Markup. Share

Skitch is a wonderful tool. It allows you to take a snapshot and mark it up pretty much anyway you see fit. Then save it or share it instantly. Enjoy. Best of all Skitch is completely FREE! Click to see some screenshots of Skitch in action.

5 Myths About Digital Natives – Top Hat Blog

A great read, and quick insight to our Nation's fastest evolving generation... "Today, there are seven billion people on the planet and 363 million of them fall into a demographic called digital native. Digital Native is a term used by Marc Prensky in 2001 that is being used to label the group of students born… Continue reading 5 Myths About Digital Natives – Top Hat Blog

Equil SmartMarker

Hey Team This piece of technology I am about to show has been around for a few months and YES, we do have one here! So if this video excites you let me know. I would be more than happy to show you how it works and let you take it for a test drive… Continue reading Equil SmartMarker

It’s Here, It’s Here!!!

So today marks a glorious day! The day I have been waiting for since September 9th when Apple announced it's new product line. Today my iPad Pro arrived, and it is stunning! As I opened the simple packaging Apple so kindly prepared for me, with Beethoven's "Ode To Joy" being blasted in the background (compliments of… Continue reading It’s Here, It’s Here!!!

Collaboration at it’s Best.

I wanted to introduce to an awesome program that screams collaboration. This is a great way to work in real-time with your students on a document. Outstanding for collaborative creative writing assignments, jotting down ideas, and whatever else you an think of (text based that is)...  It's called PrimaryPad. Simply create an account, invite your students… Continue reading Collaboration at it’s Best.

5 Reasons Why Professors Should be Excited About Technology

"The year is 2015, and technology has never been more personal. Nearly 2/3rds of Americans own a Smartphone, with access to social sharing sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram. We use technology to work, connect with friends overseas, to look up restaurant reviews, and an abundance of other things. The Smartphone, tablet, laptop and Smartwatch… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Professors Should be Excited About Technology