Life-Long Learning and a Test

Twice a year, the IT Directors and the Technology Coordinators in the Independent Schools of the Lake Michigan Area (LMAIS), whose membership is schools in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana, get together and meet. We hosted the last meeting in October and one of the items that we talked about was to create a workspace for other technology leaders in their schools to play around with. One of those spaces that we decided to test and try was ELGG. Chris Butera, the Director of Technology at Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School offered to take the lead in this project. I […]

A Busy and Invigorating Monday

Wow, what an invigorating, but busy Monday morning. I have spent the teaching and troubleshooting our two US History classes recording their found poems. I spent one period assisting our 12th grade Psychology students work on a digital story telling project. I spent a fourth period introducing Moodle to our 7th graders. I now catching my breath while proctoring my study hall, catching up on email and readings, and getting ready for the afternoon. This afternoon brings a planning meeting with the head of IT and our Assistant Head in Charge of Finance and Advancement and then the initial meeting […]