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.

App Review: Truss Me!

Physics Teachers and Students need to Truss Me! cross posted at: classthink.com Truss Me! is an iOS app which is taking the educational market by storm. It fits into the ideology of Gamification; using an engaging method to solve problems.…

Thinglink Project in 3rd Grade

Recently, Thinglink has started to provide resources for educators. They now have a teacher account which can create linked student accounts. Thinglink generates usernames and passwords for the students. They can use the web or app version to create their…

2014 Global SEE Summit

SEE: SMART Exemplary Educators SMART Technologies offers a global summit in the summer available to members of the SEE Program. This year’s summit is offered July 20th-26th at their world headquarters in Calgary, Canada. They offer all expenses paid for…

SNOW DAY TECH DAY

Well, it’s official. This weather stinks. Winter needs to end. I was ready last weekend to hear the news that Punxsutawney Phil was ready for spring, but alas, no such luck. Instead that little rat was scared back into hibernation…

Follow-up to Nearpod Oct. Post

I’ve recently started to expand my lesson integrations when using Nearpod to include other apps. My first grade teachers, that I’ve been working with, have been using Nearpod as another assessment piece at the end of their Math units. The…