Educational Tessitura

I was talking with my wife the other day. This is something I get to do occasionally when my kids aren’t within 40 feet of us.  Any closer and there’s no way we can hear each other.  I’m fully convinced that the emotional closeness of a married couple is inversely …

What is Technology?

I’m writing this on a chromebook, over wifi, while engaging in a twitter chat with other adminstrators on the importance of maker spaces in schools. Technology is important. But technology is not the materials we use, it’s a concept. It’s the concept that whatever we’re using, it is enhancing our …

Flipped Teaching

As is usually the case, someone says/posts/tweets something that sends me down a road that ends here. Today it was this: What is Flipped Learning? via @bashaierk https://t.co/d7KRoK17dv#edchat #sunchat #satchat #LTHEchat — Bashaer Kilani M.Ed (@bashaierk) March 5, 2015 I clicked on the link and read the article, which is …

Interdisciplinary Life

Yesterday I was tagged in a tweet by a colleague, Steve Figurelli.   #PLN Any tools 2 help kids see the math&science behind music? Love @hooktheory, others? Thx! @MathEdisonHSNJ@TeacherCast#stem@Bec_Chirps — Steve Figurelli (@mrfigurelli) February 23, 2015   He probably brought me in because I’m the math guy in district who’s …