Author Archive for Mr. G.

Mr. G. started out as a fourth grade teacher. His love for integrating technology led him to a Master’s in Instructional Technology. He became the Technology Specialist in a K-4 building prior to its reconfiguration into a K-1 building. The following year he was the Instructional Technology Coach, assisting K-1 teachers on how to best use technology for student success. He also started as an adjunct professor for Instructional Technology at Arcadia University. In May 2012, he was accepted into the SMART Exemplary Educators program. Currently he is a teacher resource specialist for technology focusing on iPad & SMART Board integration in NJ. In addition to being a SMART Exemplary Educator he is a Nearpod Author, appoLearning Expert, ThingLink Expert Educator & Symbaloo PD Pro.

Its been a while…

Lots of changes… Left the School District of Springfield Township; joined the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School district in New Jersey. Between moving, getting engaged, planning for a wedding, etc. I completely forgot about keeping up with my blog. That doesn’t…

SMART Distance Courses

I was selected last year to be a SMART Exemplary Educator. One of the perks rewarded me a free online certification. I went for a Cert. as an Interactive Teacher. I was able to take courses on SMART Notebook, Board,…

Not Tech Related… But Ed Related…

Yesterday while sitting down with colleagues over lunch, during a summer in-service academy, one teacher made a revelation that had me thinking. We are so focused on incorporating cross-curricular material in our lessons; do we think about how each subject…

QR Codes pt. 2

Now the much awaited follow-up to QR Codes pt. 1… I wanted to expanded on the usage of QR Codes in my school. I partnered up with our Librarian who travels between two buildings. At Erdenheim, third graders come to…