Archive for technology SmartBlogs
In the session titled “Exploring Emerging Technology with Industry Innovators” at PMA’s Fresh Summit this year in New Orleans, Dr. Bob Whitaker started the session fittingly by telling people not to turn their cell phones off and gave a code to make votes on questions he posed throughout the session, which showed in real time.
Like a focus group, the audience was presented with specific new technologies and was asked what they thought of them.[…] Continue Reading »
As farm to table dining becomes more popular, it’s not uncommon to see ingredients’ origins printed on a menu. Knowing which farm grew the heirloom tomatoes in their salad or where the chicken on their plate was raised gives many diners confidence in their food choices. Still, knowing the exact journey food takes from farm to fork is rare, but advances in technology are making the supply chain safer and more transparent than ever before.[…] Continue Reading »
One of the things that I see happen far too often is people stressing over how they are going to create lessons around the new piece of technology they have in their classroom. It is this approach that is causing headaches to many and giving tech tools a bad reputation in the classroom. There is a right way and a wrong way to infusing technology in education.[…] Continue Reading »
Recently, New Milford High School in New Jersey was recognized as the November/December “School of the Month” by eSchool News for its accomplishments pertaining to the use of educational technology.
As I look back on our journey and the path that was taken, I have been able to identify some key elements that have driven change and allowed New Milford to become a technology-rich school where potential and promise are emphasized as opposed to problems, challenges and excuses.[…] Continue Reading »
If I asked you these questions, would you be able to answer them?
What is the technology vision for your school district? School? Classroom?
Could your building principal answer these questions? How about your superintendent?[…] Continue Reading »