The Battle Between Typewritten Notes vs Written Notes

On Friday, two seemingly unrelated events occurred. The first was the delivery of a new Evernote Moleskine. Upon seeing this, my wife asked, “Why do you need this? As the Director of Technology at your school, don’t you take notes on your computer, iPad, or iPhone?” Even though I do try to use the latest tools and devices in order to determine how they might be best used as we try to harness and leverage the use of technology, I have always resorted to using multiple color pens and a notebook in meetings, especially one-to-one or small group meetings. Why? […]

Multi-facted Refractions – The Reboot

It has been over 13 months since I have added anything to this blog. It is not that I haven’t had any ideas that I have wanted to share. No, I have had many of those. Instead it has been because I have not carved the time out to do much writing in the past year. So it is time for a reboot for this blog. Over the last 13 months, I have been going through many transitions. An 1100 mile move to a new school, a new position, and increased responsibilities. It was literally one year ago today, August […]