Some Thoughts on Ed Tech and Critical Pedagogy

Readings from the course Ed Tech for the K-12 Leader in the Masters in Curriculum & Instruction at CSUB A Historical Background on Educational Technology The History of Ed-Tech: What Went Wrong by Audry Watters, independent scholar, and education writer. Thorndike won. Dewey Lost: The Most Important 4 Words about the US Education System  by Mark Guzdial,[…]

Pedagogy of the Oppressed Book Review

Suggested Further Readings Paulo Freire on Faith (Link) Pedagogy of the Oppressed: Noam Chomsky, Howard Gardner, and Bruno della Chiesa Harvard Askwith Forum Live Roundtable ( Link ) Gomez, A., Puigvert, L., Flecha, R. (2011) Critical Communicative Methodology: Informing Real Social Transformation Through Research. (Link) Full Elmore Interview (Link) Pedagogy of the Oppressed Full Book[…]

Presenting at the International Society for Technology in Education 2017

Below you can find the following presentation artifacts: The conference and professional development handouts on virtual reality (VR). Feel free to download and share. Following the handout is copy of the conference presentation. Link to a student-made virtual reality museum. Professional renderings from a 6th grade student-created tutorial for my free workflow. A Minecraft[…]

Keynote: The Maker Teacher as a Scientist and Artist

My first keynote went well! I was invited to speak at the Kern Rural Residency Program by the Department of Teacher Education at California State University, Bakersfield. My talk was centered around the idea that as teachers we are both a scientist and artist. We get our science training through our credentialing and induction programs,[…]