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.

NüYü “Panther Pause” Challenge

In my school, we have a program, Performance Reveals Individual Student Magic (P.R.I.S.M.) which is our gifted and talented program. A group of students within the program identified an area affecting students across the country and determined a solution. The…

Leadership… #EdublogsClub

This post is part of the #EdublogsClub – a group of educators and educational technology enthusiasts that blog around a common theme each week. Simply write a post and share it (via social media w/ #edublogsclub or posting a link…

World Sketchnoting Day #SNDay2017

Yesterday (Wed., Jan. 11) was World Sketchnoting Day, I participated by listening to an episode of the House of Ed Tech w/ host Chris Nesi. I thought it was only fitting to listen to & sketchnote episode 068 with special…

My Work Space… #EdublogsClub

This post is part of the #EdublogsClub – a group of educators and educational technology enthusiasts that blog around a common theme each week. Simply write a post and share it (via social media w/ #edublogsclub or posting a link…

Take Apart Day 2016-17

Last year I wrote about Take Apart Day. This year we had more students come out and get their hands into the innards of some items like a toaster, alarm clock, old desktop computer, an “Easy” button, etc. The students…

Two Overdue Recommendations…

One of the purposes of this blog (which was reminded to me through reflection on the last post, My Blogging Story…, thanks to #EdublogsClub) is to recommend tools which I come across and use with teachers. A little peak behind the…

This one time, at scout camp…

This past week, Mari Venturino posted to her blog, ‘This one time, at band camp…‘ which reflected on her journey to a career in education. This resonated with me and brought back flashbacks as to why I became an educator. A long…

Looking for Some Feedback…

I toyed around with an idea for a lesson activity talking about Logos and their hidden meanings. A couple of years ago, I worked with a group of third-grade teachers on a project where the students had to create a…