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

5 things I did wrong with my DaVinci Pro 1.0 (first print)

A while back I mentioned that in March I purchased a DaVinci 1.0 Pro by XYZprinting. For those of you who don't know what that is, it's a 3D printer. After reading the manual and setting everything up, I thought I was ready to begin. Well, I couldn't have been more wrong .... Get comfy… Continue reading 5 things I did wrong with my DaVinci Pro 1.0 (first print)

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

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