Leslie @ Lehman

I have been the Educational Technology Coordinator for the School of Education since 2006 and worked on several educational technology grants and projects for the SoE since 2001. It is my goal to provide leadership, professional development and support so School of Education faculty and their students effectively and seamlessly integrate today's technologies into teaching and learning. We aim to keep our eyes on the prize -- improving learning outcomes for K-12 students. The educational tech world...

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School of Education iPad Initiative Gets Started

Take over 170 free and purchased apps, add 30 iPads plus 1 laptop and 1 security cart, mix in lots and lots of app research and you get: The School of Education’s iPad Initiative.  With more and more K-12 schools purchasing iPads or tablets, our goal is to provide an opportunity for faculty and pre-service teachers to explore, experience and evaluate the potential (or limitations) of these tools and apps directly.

As of today, Apple states, “The App Store on iPhone and iPod touch has more than...

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Purpose and Patience with Teacher’s New Tech Skills

With back-to-school sales in full swing, once again we all face a time of excitement, anticipation and albeit, some anxiety. The new year rings in for students and teachers and those of us who work on academic calendars in September. Technologies and distance learning may change that someday, but for now, the basic framework remains in place.  But new technologies are changing the shape of our classrooms and teachers are challenging themselves to learn new tricks of the trade.

In July 2012,...

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