#GIESummit – time to google it up!

Last weekend I had the privilege of attending a work-sponsored Google Apps for Education workshop on using technology in the classroom. Let me start off by saying this whole work-sponsored PD is new to me and I gotta say I love it! Registration, food, transportation, and accommodation are all reimbursed from a personal PD budget. … Continue reading #GIESummit – time to google it up!

Tears, joy, and the use of Kahoot for learning!

With only 10 weeks left in the school year, I've already started my countdown. After all, this summer presents another major change in my life - I'll be joining/fulfilling my military service obligation in Taiwan. I've applied for the Substitution Service, a governmental program that enlists military-aged men in Taiwan to serve the community in … Continue reading Tears, joy, and the use of Kahoot for learning!

Psychology, Technology, and Education – my three passions

So I came across this article that discussed the ability of tech gadgets to distract students. Excerpt from Psychology of technology article: "Recently my research team observed nearly 300 middle school, high school and university students studying something important for a mere 15 minutes in their natural environments...The results were startling. First, these students were only able … Continue reading Psychology, Technology, and Education – my three passions